Micro-credential fee subsidy opportunities in partnership with Green Tech Skillnet

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Green Tech Skillnet, an organisation dedicated to fostering skills and expertise in the field of green technology, is partnering with Trinity College Dublin micro-credentials to fund 30% of the course fee for eligible learners on relevant, sustainability-focused, micro-credentials.

How to access the funding:

  1. Apply for one of the below micro-credentials at the Trinity website.
  2. If you are successful, you will receive an offer from Trinity, which you should accept.
  3. Once you have accepted your offer, and provided you meet the eligibility criteria*, you will make payment of 70% of the course fee directly to Green Tech Skillnet, and they will cover the remainder.
  4. Once payment has been made, you can register and join your micro-credential.


“The atmosphere in the classroom was very welcoming and positive, and the fact that the room is filled with people from different industries is very helpful as well, as it helps you think about the content from a different perspective.”

Simon Delany, previous Trinity Micro-credential learner


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The eligibility criteria, as set out by the Green Tech Skillnet, are as follows:

  • Companies must be private enterprises based in the Republic of Ireland.
  • Skillnet Ireland funding is not available to public sector bodies or publicly funded organisations, such as community-based not-for-profit companies or charities.
  • Commercial semi-state companies are eligible, providing that income contributed to a Network is not sourced from the public purse.
  • Sole traders are eligible as Companies.


Trinity College Dublin offers an eclectic range of lifelong learning courses. Search Nightcourses.com to find adult education courses at TCD.

Trinity College Dublin offers a diverse range of lifelong learning opportunities for those interested in pursuing a course after work or in their leisure time. Located in the heart of Dublin city, Trinity has been at the forefront of Irish educational excellence for more than four hundred years. Today, it’s ranked as Ireland’s number one university, providing a variety of courses across the Arts & Humanities, Business, Law, Engineering, Science and Health Sciences.

Why is lifelong learning so important?

Whether you come to Trinity for personal interest or professional development, continuing your education journey has never been easier. Being open to new ideas and having a willingness to broaden your perspective are key factors for success in the modern world. In addition to Trinity’s third-level degrees and diplomas, there are an array of short courses to choose from. These courses include everything from the history of art to social work, philosophy and psychology, Greek and Roman mythology, religion, physics, and a variety of languages.


Steven Galvin

Higher Diploma In Civil Engineering at Atlantic Technological University
Sugar Craft & Cake Modelling With Mariana at Blackrock Further Education Institute