Purpose of the Regional Skills Forum

The North West Regional Skills Forum (NWRSF) serves the counties of Donegal, Sligo and Leitrim. The aim of the regional skills forum is to support and facilitate communication and engagement between education and enterprise in the identification, development and delivery of skills required for the region.  Increased communication and engagement will ensure the skills needs of business are met to support job creation, sustainability of business and the availability of talented human resources.

The North West Regional Skills Forum comprises:

Education & Training Providers: Letterkenny Institute of Technology, IT Sligo, St. Angela’s College Sligo, Donegal ETB and Mayo, Sligo & Leitrim ETB

Employer Representative Bodies: Enterprise Ireland, IDA, LEOs, Skillnets, Ibec, Údarás na Gaeltachta, Sligo  Chamber of Commerce

Other Organisations: Intreo, Western Development Commission

Employers from the Region

Dr. Oran Doherty is the North West Regional Skills Forum Manager and the Forum Chair is Mark Butler, HR Manager in Lotusworks, Sligo.