The benefits of your
company joining Lean & Green Skillnet

The Lean & Green Skillnet initiative is an industry-led training network of over 400 of the country’s largest production and service sites.

We provide our members with:

  • Access to funding and grant aid for training and development programmes

  • Public training programmes in the areas of Lean Six Sigma, Operational Excellence, Sustainability and Management Skills

  • Customized, accredited in-house corporate programmes

  • Blended programmes that can be delivered via workshops or distance learning, i.e. online learning.

Who can join?

Private sector or commercial semi-state enterprises embarking on an operational excellence or corporate sustainability journey and are looking for training supports and/or grant aid.

How can I join?

If you would like to join the Lean & Green Skillnet, complete our enquiry form and we will contact you directly to discuss your training needs.


As well as financial support, the Lean & Green Skillnet has provided us with strategic guidance and innovative training programmes. Collaborating with the Lean & Green Skillnet has been a key success factor of our Operational Excellence Programme to date.

Stacy Franklin, Virgin Media

Senior BPI Manager

The ISO50001 Maintenance & Improvement Programme allows the energy management team, who will be implementing the system, to gain a deep understanding of the standard and design a structured system from the ground up in a way that works for the organisation.

Ivan Sproule


The Lean & Green Skillnet are always our first point of call for our sustainability or water stewardship training needs. The innovative tools and programmes we have received continue to deliver significant and sustainable results to the bottom line.

John Durkan

Sustainability & Environmental Manager, ABP Food Group

As an SME in the early stages of planning an in-house Lean programme, the Lean Champions Workshop provided helpful information and tools essential to our strategy’s development.

James Cleary

Change Manager, ACE Express

The Lean & Green Skillnet have taken a leadership role Nationally in the roll-out of innovative corporate sustainability and operational excellence programmes.

Ed Collins

Energy and Utilities Champion, GSK