National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS) are a not-for-profit network that offer high-quality, low-cost training for the expanding organic sector throughout the Republic of Ireland.
In 2021, NOTS are providing a wide variety of in-depth courses to farmers, growers, processors, food businesses, agricultural professionals, and consultants working throughout the organic, food, and agricultural sectors.
New entrants and commercial producers interested in developing their enterprise into an organic business are also eligible.
In addition to training, we are keen to facilitate organic producers and processors into networks that can address issues and opportunities for the sector. Events such as farm walks and local group meetings will be held nationwide.
Management & Structure:
NOTS is a non-profit network that are managed through a steering group which has representation from Western Organic Network, and organic certification bodies IOFGA and Organic Trust.
National Organic Training Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland and network companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science.