Ibec understands the critical importance of skills to the success of business and brings a network of stakeholders together to develop and deliver bespoke Skillnet and Apprenticeship learning solutions for industry sectors. We have 9 Skillnet Networks and 6 Apprenticeships all designed to meet the learning and development needs of business and drive industry competitiveness.

Ibec Skillnet Networks develop innovative industry led learning to meet existing and emerging skills needs, enhancing the competitive position of members. The networks programmes are subsidised and address both technical and non-technical skills needs of members. 

Ibec Apprenticeships allow companies the opportunity to grow and develop their talent pipeline and drive business growth. The programmes are fully funded and offer higher certificate and degree awards over a 2 and 3 year period. Companies can upskill existing employees or attract young school leavers.