Who We Are

“Screen Skills Ireland occupies a central and crucial role at the centre of training and skills development for the AV industry in Ireland. It is well-regarded by stakeholders, with a strong reputation for quality and for engaging industry. The organisation is seen as a key link between the industry and skills development provision, with deep understanding of the needs of the sector.”

Crowe Horwath Report on the Development of Skills for the Audio-visual Industry in Ireland 2017.

Screen Skills Ireland is the skills development unit within Fís Éireann/Screen Ireland, Screen Skills Ireland was established in 1995 to provide continuing training and career development opportunities for professionals working in the screen sectors.

Screen Skills Ireland designs, develops and delivers industry-focused skills development initiatives for the screen sector in Ireland, encompassing film, TV, animation, games and VFX, for all roles from new entrants to company leaders.

Our Core Values: Screen Skills Ireland’s core values are embedded in the work we do as follows:

  • providing skills development opportunities to our industry’s professionals throughout their career
  • offering strategic leadership for skills development within the screen sectors in Ireland
  • driving positive change within the sector through support for inclusivity, diversity, transparency and fairness in our work.
  • supporting the sector to grow and thrive across all regions nationally and internationally
  • collaborating with key stakeholders to provide skills development initiatives that respond to the changing needs of the sector

Upcoming Courses & Events

Employee Relations: Dignity at Work and Managing Grievance and Disciplinary Procedures and Investigations – A Practical Workshop starting 07.12.2021

Screen Skills Ireland in partnership with Screen Producers Ireland (SPI) are seeking participants for this course, presented by Ibec. Aimed at giving people managers a practical understanding of how to manage Dignity at Work, Grievances, and Disciplinary procedures and Investigations. This workshop will build on previous Employee Relations and HR events by providing participants with

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COVID-19 Compliance Officer Training for the Audio-Visual (AV) Sector starting 08.12.2021

*Please note: you must have completed the COVID-19 Return to Work Training before you can take part in this course. This course, developed in partnership with the Skillnet audio-visual networks (Animation Skillnet, Screen Skillnet, Learning Waves Skillnet, Gréasán na Meán Skillnet and Immersive Technologies Skillnet), will equip you with the knowledge required to work with

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COVID-19 Return to Work Training for the Audio-Visual (AV) Sector starting 08.12.2021

*Please ignore the date listed on this course. It is running on a rolling basis. This course, developed in partnership with the Skillnet audio-visual networks (Animation Skillnet, Screen Skillnet, Learning Waves Skillnet, Gréasán na Meán and Immersive Technologies Skillnet), will equip you with the knowledge required to return to the workplace safely in the Audio-Visual

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Vectorworks – Advanced Level starting 14.12.2021

The working landscape has been changed dramatically by the Covid-19 pandemic. This change has offered Vectorworks the opportunity to accelerate their plans to offer an online, flexible training solution. Vectorworks have kindly offered to run four free online, tutor led, training sessions for Irish crew registered on the Screen Skills Ireland database in 2021. Each session will

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The Art of Pitching starting 14.12.2021

We are delighted to Partner with Erich Pommer Institute to offer 10 places to Irish industry personnel to attend The Art of Pitching online. This course can be accessed over a 6-month period in your own time. Workshop content: This online course will be delivered by industry professionals who will share their expertise in The

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Clearing Rights in Documentaries starting 14.12.2021

We are delighted to Partner with Erich Pommer Institute to offer 10 places to Irish industry personnel to attend Clearing Rights in Documentaries online. This course can be accessed over a 6-month period in your own time. Workshop content: This online course will be delivered by industry professionals who will share their expertise in Clearing

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