The Leisure, Health and Fitness (LHF) Skillnet has secured further funding from Skillnet Ireland as part of the Government Job Stimulus Plan. This programme aims to facilitate the rapid upskilling and reskilling of workers that have lost their jobs or have been impacted by Covid-19. Its aim is to support the workforce development needs of REPs Ireland and Ireland Active members. The LHF Skillnet offer a number/selection of industry-led and fully funded programmes for people who are not in employment (subject to eligibility criteria and the availability of places). If you are currently not in employment and wish to upskill or reskill, please see details below of the ‘Skills Connect’ training.

The courses focus on providing trainees with the essential skills they need to upskill in the leisure, health and fitness industry and to also provide the essential skills for those looking to enter a new area of our industry. The ‘Skills Connect’ programme offers a diverse suite of targeted and innovative learning solutions aimed at supporting re-entry into the leisure, health and fitness workforce.

The LHF Skillnet have outlined a 3-step process designed to guide you in the most simple way possible:


If you are currently availing EWSS and are not on the PUP payment, the LHF Skillnet  can offer a 50% discount on some courses.

List of courses emailed to members on 25th of January 2021.

To book please email: 

*Subject to eligibility criteria