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Report into Future Skills Needs in the Food and Drink Sector

Date: 25 April 2017 

The Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor, TD, and the Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed, TD, have launched the 2017 Report on Future Skills Needs in the Food and Drink Sector. This Report by the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs assesses skills needs in the food and drink sector in Ireland and makes recommendations aimed at addressing any gaps that might currently exist. 

The Report identifies twelve recommendations under the headings of: work-based learning; internships, mentoring and apprenticeships; languages and international selling; and coordination. These recommendations will be reported on a bi-annual basis.

Update on Future Skills Needs in the Food and Drink Sector 2017.pdf (size 359.3 KB)