How we can help your company

We work with companies in the digital technology sector to deliver programmes for your staff which meet company needs.

Grant-aid for Training

The Network is grant-aided from the National Training Fund so that companies can avail of subsided fees for training and education courses.

Postgraduate Programmes

Our award-winning advanced qualifications provide certification for product managers while contributing in a very practical way to the development of companies

Upcoming Events

We host free seminars and networking events for management and staff on topics of relevance to the sector.

Upcoming Courses and Events

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Cyber Awareness, PCI DSS and Hands-On Labs
Start Date 7th November     Location Dublin
Certified ScrumMaster
Start Date 8th November     Location Dublin
IMI Postgraduate Diploma in Leadership
Start Date 9th November     Location Dublin
ProductTank Dublin
Start Date 9th November     Location Dublin
Java Fundamentals for Test Automation
Start Date 6th December     Location Dublin


Software Skillnet with IADT and Irish Software Association launch new UX Design Postgrad Diploma

Pictured at the launch L-R: Caitriona Murphy, Ericsson; Marion Palmer, IADT; Paul Sweetman, ISA; Fred Raguillat, IBM.

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Latest News

Building Successful IOT Products – lessons from the coalface.

This free seminar brings togther international thought leaders to explore some of the interoperability, security and architecture challenges and solutions arising from building IOT products.
8.00am registration for 8.30am start Wednesday 21st September 2016
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Conference Full! SoftTest Conference 2016 - Adapting and Innovating for change

Calling all test professionals ... Join us at SoftTest 2016 to shape the technology landscape of your future software testing.
9.30am to 5pm Thursday 13th October 2016
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ISA Techbrew - Building a Product Business within a Services Company

ISA are delighted to announce bookings are now open for the next ISA TechBrew, which will take place in Four Dame Lane, on Wednesday 19th October. Run by the Irish Software Association (ISA), TechBrew is an informal gathering of software company management and technology leaders, getting together to chat over a bite and a beer.
7:00pm - 9:00pm Wednesday 19th October 2016
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Last few places on Postgrad Diploma in UX Design - commencing Sept 2016

Part-time ... designed with a real world focus for busy professionals ... grant aided through the Software Skillnet
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What we do

Grant support for training for software and technology staff
Technical, commercial and executive programmes

Free membership open to all private or commercial semi-state companies based in the Republic of Ireland

Flexible training solutions delivered by leading sector providers
100% funded training and workplacement for job-seekers matched to company roles
Technology seminars from top national and international experts

The ISA Software Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme,

an initiative of Skillnets Ltd. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills