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CPA Ireland Skillnet, is a training network that is funded by Skillnet Ireland, a state funded, enterprise-led support body dedicated to the promotion and facilitation of training and up-skilling as key elements in sustaining Ireland's national competitiveness.

The CPA Ireland Skillnet provides excellent value CPD Courses (Continual Professional Development) in accountancy, law, tax and strategic personal development to accountants working both in practice and in industry. However attendees are not limited to the accountancy field as all interested parties are welcome to attend events.

The CPA Ireland Skillnet is funded by member companies and the Training Networks Programme, an initiative of Skillnet Ireland. funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.


What courses are available through the CPA Ireland Skillnet?

Click here for a full list of CPD courses, on a variety of topics including tax, career change, PRSI, forensic accounting and employment law.

*By booking and attending our CPA Ireland Skillnet courses & webinars, you consent to your information being shared to the Skillnet Ireland reporting programme.

Am I eligible to attend CPA Ireland Skillnet courses for free?

As of January 1st 2018, Skillnet Ireland are no longer funding training of unemployed delegates. However, CPA Ireland Skillnet will continue to offer a limited number of free places on our courses to eligible CPA Ireland members only. If you believe you are eligible to attend CPA Ireland Skillnet courses free of charge, please contact Aisling Mooney on amooney@cpaireland.ie.

Please contact Jenny Conmy on jconmy@cpaireland.ie for more information and if you have any questions in relation to the CPA Ireland Skillnet.

Employment Activation Programme

CPA Skillnet focusses on supporting those in employment within the accountancy sector. A number of other Skillnet Networks participate in the Skillnet Ireland Employment Activation programme. This initiative is designed exclusively for unemployed people and includes free training in skills in demand by companies combined with direct access to employers through meaningful work placements.

For further information on Skillnet Networks offering free training programmes for those seeking employment, subject to eligibility criteria, see the Skillnet Ireland website

Management Development

Enhancing management capacity, particularly in SMEs, is a national policy imperative and a major priority for Skillnet Ireland and it’s Learning Networks.

The suite of Skillnet Ireland Management Development Programmes are available to help business owners and managers improve business performance and enable businesses to achieve better results. Click here for more information.