What we do

The Leisure Health and Fitness Skillnet network provides training specific to the industry in collaboration with Ireland Active. We are dedicated to finding the best training solution to support business and employee development. Courses are provided for Ireland Active and REPs Ireland members which include leisure facilities, health clubs, education and training providers and gyms to name a few. We deliver a tailored, sector-specific training solutions at substantially reduced costs, to support leisure employers and their business needs.

In order to avail of training provided by the network, you will need to become a member of Ireland Active or be a REPs Ireland member. For further information on becoming a member of Ireland Active please click here  and for REPs Ireland click here

Our aims

The objective of Leisure, Health and Fitness Skillnet is to encourage and enable Ireland Active & REPs Ireland Members to grow their business and develop the necessary skills to excel in the ever-changing leisure industry.

Training Programmes

Training Programmes: As the representative body of the leisure, health and fitness industry, Ireland Active endeavours to provide a wide variety of training that respond to educational needs of our members. This can include a wide variety of skillsets, from industry specific training such as gym instruction and swim teaching to development skills such as marketing, management or leadership to name a few.

Training provided is designed to ensure that member facilities and their staff If you have any specific training requirements, please contact manager@lhfskillnet.ie or info@lhfskillnet.ie

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Management Development

Enhancing management capacity, particularly in SMEs, is key priority for all Skillnet Ireland networks. In addition to the programmes our network delivers, Skillnet Ireland has a suite of Management Development Programmes available to help business owners and managers improve business performance and enable businesses achieve better results. Click here for more information on the Skillnet Ireland website.

Employment Activation Programmes

The Leisure, Health and Fitness Skillnet focusses on supporting those in employment within the leisure, health and fitness 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.

Leisure, Health and Fitness Skillnet
Ireland Active
Irish Sport HQ
National Sports Campus
Dublin 15
+353 1 6251192