COVID-19 Business Supports - Government publishes roadmap to ease COVID19 restrictions - Regional Skills

COVID-19 Business Supports - Government publishes roadmap to ease COVID19 restrictions - Regional Skills
COVID-19 Business Supports
Government publishes roadmap to ease COVID19 restrictions
     Roadmap to ease restrictions
     Government announces 26 new COVID19 research and innovation projects
     Minister Humphreys publishes National Return to Work Safely Protocol
     Ireland is now in Phase3 of the Roadmap
     COVID Tracker app Launched
     Government launch Stay Spend Scheme to support the Hospitality Sector

Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation
     Government Supports for COVID-19 impacted businesses Update June 26th
     Business Continuity Planning - Checklist of preparatory actions in responding to COVID-19
     Government outlines further measures for businesses impacted Covid19 May 2020
     Minister Humphreys opens call new €2mil COVID19 Online Retail Scheme
     Government approves details of Restart Grant for small businesses
     Minister Humphreys publishes legislation to enable major expansion of Microfinance Ireland Covid-19 Loan
      Fund and SBCI Future Growth Loan Scheme
     Ministers Humphreys and Bruton expand trading online scheme by €14.2m
     Public Consultation on Guidance for Remote Working
     Minister Damien English launches €5.5m Covid19 Online Retail Scheme
     The Enterprise Centres Fund
     €2 billion COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme open

Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection
     DEASP Response Overview
     Information for Employers, - Employer Refund Scheme and Income Support
     COVID-19 Employer Refund Scheme: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
   Minister Doherty announces working paper on initial impacts COVID19

Department of Further & Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science

Office of the Revenue Commissioners
      Measures to assist SMEs experiencing cashflow from COVID-19
      COVID-19 Information and advice for taxpayers and agents

Enterprise Ireland
      Enterprise Ireland - Business Response - COVID-19
      EI in conjunction with some of their educational partners and providers have curated specific business response content at EI Learn.
      COVID-19 Business Response - Stabilise - Reset - Recover
      EI in conjunction with the HR Suite produce - COVID-19 An Employers Guide

NSAI - COVID19 Workplace Protection and Improvement Guide

Local Enterprise Office                                                                                          Dublin City LEO
      Local Enterprise Office - Business Supports
      Local Enterprise Office - Business Continuity Voucher                                                        Fingal LEO
                                                                                                                South Dublin LEO
      COVID-19 updates and supports from IDA                                                                  Dun Laoighre LEO
Failte Ireland
      Tourism Sector Guidelines for Reopening
      Re-opening Together Campaign
      Re-opening Tool Kit & Charter
      Fáilte Ireland’s €26million COVID-19 Adaptation Fund Opens

SOLAS - eCollege
      Online tutor supported courses with eCollege. In response to the COVID-19 situation courses are temporarily being made available FREE of
       charge to over 16s. Visit eCollege for more information.

      Updates on off the job training for apprenticeships available from Generation Apprenticeship.
      Minister Donohoe makes changes to the Temporary Wage Subsidy Scheme to accommodate apprentices on off-the-job training

      Employer hub and frequently asked questions from IBEC
      Reboot Reimagine Campaign

Below is a list on online provisions available.
Online Provision and FREE/Discounted Training Below

                                                  DRSF REGIONAL LIST September 2020

Webinars             Resources COVID19
Source name          Website                                      Description          Types of courses Paid   Free Comments
                                                                  eCollege is a
                                                                  online training
                                                                  facility that
                                                                  provides a range
                                                                  of high quality
                                                                  interactive online   Further Education,
eCollege                        learning courses     Workplace skills        Y   All courses free to access - Covid19 measure
                                                                  Working in
                                                                  partnership with
                                                                  SOLAS, & ICDL
                                                                  resources made
                                                                  available free on
                                                                  the SOLAS
                                                                  online learning
                                                                  service to
                                                                  support learners
                                                                                                                   ECollege offers 10 different ECDL Modules -
                                                                  who have been
                                                                  impacted by the                                  4 Core Modules and 6 Optional. To obtain
                                                                  current              Further Education           the ECDL Certificate a learner needs to
            containment          the ECDL Digital            complete 4 Core modules and 3 of the
ICDL & SOLAS         cw-courseId=230138                           measures.            Skills provision        Y   optional modules.
Diverse selection
                                                                       of free, high
                                                                       quality online
                                                                       courses from over
                                                                       110 of the world
                                                                       is leading
                                                                       universities,      Short courses,
                                                                       business schools micro credentials
                                                                       and specialist     and programs,                  Mostly free, paid for unlimited access and or
Future learn                              organisations.     online degrees             Y   certificate
                                                                       A world pioneer in
                                                                       distance learning.
                                                                       Offers flexible
                                                                       part-time study,
                                                                       distance and open
                                                                       learning for
                         and postgraduate Certificate to
Open University            courses                                     courses            Masters Level   Y          Y
                                                                       Learn Business,
                                                                       Creative & Tech
                                                                       Skills With Online                 Membership
LinkedIn Learning        Video Tutorials    Short course    required       Free month available
                                                                                                                         Distance learning service with tutors
                                                                                                                         working with adults over the
                                                                                                                         telephone to brush up on their
NALA Supports                                                            literacy, numeracy or digital skills.
Small Firms Association
Supported By Skillnet      news/small-firms-association-offer-free-      Virtual Mentoring Business
Ireland                    mentoring-programme.html                      Programme         mentoring                Y    Online Free Mentoring Programme
                                                                                                                         Skills to Advance offer Free eCollege
                                                                                         All have qualified              AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner online
Tallaght Training Centre              Various Microsoft e-tutor support                 course is a good choice for IT people – see
DDLETB                                 provisions        further education          Y    link for more information here    Various Online
                    webinars and
Local Enterprise Offices        provisions also
Dublin                      business vouchers Short courses                   Y
                                                                                                                               Management Development and Client Skills
                                                                        Various                                                Department helps to address the capability
                  Management                                              needs of our clients through a suite of
                           kills&utm_medium=social%2C%20email&utm Development              Long and short                      tailored leadership and management
Enterprise Ireland eiLearn _campaign=skills                             provisions         provisions           Register       development programmes.
                                                                        Various online
ISME & Partner Griffith                                                 webinars of        Short courses                       Preparing SME Managers to Recover and
College and others                    provision          online                          Y   Succeed
                  Various online ICT                      Y part         Offers up to 70% grant aid for your staff in
Skillnet TechLEARN         rview/                                       digital provisions Short courses        funded         hundreds of top technologies at home.
First Polymer Training                                         Y Part         Provisions specific to moulding, extrusion,
Skillnet                   /                                            Various provisions Short courses        funded         polymer materials and design
                                                                                                                               Free online webinar series for anyone in
                                                                                                                               business looking to learn how AI can create
                                                                                                                               value, and help them come back stronger
                                                                                                                               than ever. We have 10 weeks of 1-hour
                                                                                                                               sessions coming from experienced data
                                                                       AIFightsBack -                                          practitioners who will share their knowledge
                                                                       Free Online                                             on AI adoption, core automation tools,
                  Seminar for                                             growth opportunities and the AI Quick Wins
Nightingale HQ             hq-20070259208                              Business                                            Y   that business can easily adopt.
                                                                       1,000 courses
                                                                       across 9            Further Education,                  Course categories include: IT, Languages,
Alison                                         categories          Workplace skills                Y   Science, Lifestyle, Health etc.
Screen Skills Ireland      working-remotely-as-an-editor-online/      Online Webinar       Short Webinar                   Y   Online webinar remote working
                                                                         Online Webinars
                                                                         and supports for
Failte Ireland                the sector       Short webinars                   Y   Dedicated COVID-19 Business Supports Hub.
Short online
CIF Construction Industry   For further information call 087 2065199 Various Health & specific to Health                 Health & Safety Courses scheduled for May &
Federation                  or email                  Safety units     & Safety                           June. Delivered via CIF Virtual Classroom
                                                                   Various Levels    nglish/Manageme
UCD Professional Academy online               nt                 Y                Various provisions Live Online Learning.
Tangent Trinity’s Idea                       eneurship/Engage
Workspace                bTPiXXu3o_5HbM4cnmw                       All Utube uploads ment Stream                     Y   ALL FREE ONLINE WEBINARS
                                                                                     Webinar short
Leading Health Care                        provisions
Providers Skillnet       update-for-the-private-healthcare-sector/ All online        qualification      Y            Y   Some funded some part funded all online
                                                                                                                         36 Trade Associations are playing a leading
                                                                                                                         role in shaping the policy responses required
                   All online              Podcast for                  to assist business and to provide effective
IBEC Covid19 Hub            19                                      podcasts                supports                 Y   guidance and support for our members.
                                                                                                                         Online provisions starting May through
                                                                                                                         August with a series of webinars
                                                                                                                         The CIF C-19 induction programme is
                                                                                                                         designed to protect you, your family and
                                                                                                                         your community whilst allowing you to work
                   Online funded       Short online Lean,           safely. Its purpose is to ensure that everyone
CIF & CPS Skillnet          n/news/construction-professionals-skillnet- Induction open to   construction                 working on a construction project
The CIF Online C19          covid-19-response-fund.html                 members and         management,                  understand how to prevent the spread of
Induction programme                   non-members         SME & webinars           Y   COVID-19 in the workplace.
                                                                        Construction Skills
                                                                        Manual Handling
                                                                        Employment Skills
                                                                        Food Catering
                                                                        HACCP training
                                                                        Care Provider
                                                                        Online Childcare
                                                                        Skills              All online                   Payment applicable Charges can be done on
Fingal County Council                                        provisions           Y       a bundle package basis
There are approx. 1.5 to 3 hours of course
                   Introduction to                             content and activities each week depending
                            /free-courses/                                Lean Sigma        Fully online FREE         on your prior knowledge of Lean Six Sigma.
IT Sligo / MSLETB           Infection Prevention & Control                Quality           nationally            Y   Also Infection Prevention Control on offer
                                                                          Free online
                                                                          Business Planning
                                                                          Course from
                                                                          Chambers Ireland
                                                                          and Griffith
                          College to
Chambers Ireland in         crisis-management-and-flexible-working-       Address Key                                 Cashflow, Crisis Management and Flexible
partnership with Griffith   practices-are-key-challenges-for-irish-       Issues for Irish                            Working Practices are Key Challenges for
College                     businesses/                                   Businesses                              Y   Irish Businesses
                                                                          FE Various
Baldoyle Training Centre                                                  provisions online                           IT/HR/Healthcare/Security/Sales/ITEC and
DDLETB                      Email                     some funded                         Y   Y   others
                                                                          FE Various                                  FREE online provisions through Skills to
Training Centre                                                           provisions online                           Advance IT/Project Management/
Loughlinstown               Email                     some funded                             Y   Programming

                                                                         Your Skills is
                                                                         supported by
                                                                         Fáilte Ireland, Irish
                                                                         Hotels Federation
                                                                         and the
Collaboration lead partner                                               Restaurants                                  Global Certification allows those working in
Kildare & Wicklow ETB,                                                   Association of                               hospitality to gain a professional recognition
Dublin & Dún Laoghaire                                                   Ireland.                                     for their skills and experience against an
ETB, Kilkenny & Carlow ETB                                                                                            international benchmark, in the form of a
and City & Guilds.                                                                digital badge.
                                                                         ONLINE Free
                  programme to                                 The course focuses on the methods needed
Accessible Digital Content events/accessible-digital-content-online-     support those                                to create and manage digitally accessible files
Online Pogramme            pogramme.html                                                                          Y   using MS Word, PowerPoint, and PDF.
This Skills to Advance course designed in
                                                                                                       response to the Covid-19 pandemic.
                                                                                                       Learners will have the ability to track their
                                                                                                       own progress. Blended learning offers
                                                                         Online Free 3                 flexible time frames that can be personalised
New Infection Prevention & week intensive                to each learner giving them an independent
Control online course by   events/new-infection-prevention-control-      programme                     time frame in which to learn and complete
Coláiste Íde               online-course-by-coliste-de.html                                        Y   the course.
                                                                                                       Skillnet Ireland’s ReBound initiative is here to
                                                                          Free practical               guide you and your team with returning to
                                                                          supports for                 work safely and also to support you navigate
Skillnet Ireland ReBound                                                  recovery                     a secure recovery for the continuity of your
initiative                                        Y   business.
                                                                         Free Webinars
                                                                         focused for
                  People with                   The webinar is being organised by the Dublin
Free The StartUp Seminar   events/the-startup-seminar-for-               Disabilities                  Regional Enterprise Plan to 2020 and is being
for Pathways               pathways.html                                                           Y   hosted by The Open Doors Initiative.
                                                                         Free Online
                                                                         specific to retail
                  impact of
                           events/return-to-work-safely-online-          COVDI19                       Return To Work Safely Online Programme &
Retail Skillnet Ireland    programme-from-retail-skillnet-ireland.html                             Y   Lead Work Covid19
                                                                          COVID-19 Safety              Charter ensures all employees will also
                                                                          Charter                      complete Infection Prevention Control
Failte Ireland                                          Y   training programme
                                                                          Covid-19 Specific
                                                                          Hospitality &                Two FREE virtual courses available in the
Restaurants Association of            Hotels                       coming days to help businesses reopen
Ireland Skillnet           programmes/                                                             Y   safely.
Construction Professionals events/training-and-development-solutions- Autumn Schedule                  Several provisions specific to the sector some
Skillnet                   for-the-construction-industry.html                         Online   Y   Y   part funded
MODOS, an innovative circular economy
                                                                                                                           training programme for micro, small and
                                                                            Delivered                                      medium size enterprises is going national this
MODOS circular economy September to                                   Autumn to help businesses across Ireland
training programme to         events/modos-circular-economy-training-       October                                        build sustainability into their post-COVID
inspire green recovery        programme-to-inspire-green-recovery.html                            Online   Discounts       recovery.
                                                                                                                           UCD Innovation Academy and TU Dublin
                                                                                                                           have created this innovative pilot
TU Dublin UCD Joint    Delivered online                             programme as a direct response to the Covid
Professional Diploma in       events/tu-dublin-ucd-joint-professional-        over 6 weeks                                 19 Pandemic for people on the Covid-19
Transversal Skills            diploma-in-transversal-skills.html                                  Online               Y   Wage Subsidy or Covid-19 PUP.
National Organic Skillnet -   Every Tuesday for                            100% funding for publicans and staff who are
Adding Food to Your Pub –     events/adding-food-to-your-pub-business-of-     6 weeks                                      currently unemployed or in receipt of the
Business of Food              food.html                                                           Online               Y   COVID Pandemic Payment or social welfare.
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