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 leading agency with responsibility for investing in people and skills development for the screen sectors in Ireland.

Now part of 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

COVID-19 Compliance Officer Training for the Audio-Visual (AV) Sector starting 22.09.2020

*PLEASE NOTE: You must complete the COVID-19 Return to Work Training to be eligible for this course. These courses are non-tutor led and can be done any time once you receive confirmation that you have been successful in obtaining access to the course. This course, developed in partnership with the Skillnet audio-visual networks (Animation Skillnet,

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COVID-19 Return to Work Training for the Audio-Visual (AV) Sector starting 22.09.2020

*PLEASE NOTE: These courses are non-tutor led and can be done any time once you receive confirmation that you have been successful in obtaining access to the course. 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

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Unconscious Bias from Awareness to Action (Online) starting 08.10.2020

Changing demographics in the workplace continue to present diversity challenges for organisations and effective diversity management requires an organisational culture which is inclusive of a work environment that nurtures teamwork, participation, and cohesiveness. However, according to the Looking Glass research (2020) commissioned by The Film and TV Charity (UK), there is an unhealthy Industry working

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