Welcome to the website of the National Organic Training Skillnet (NOTS). We provide high quality, low cost training for the expanding organic sector throughout the Republic of Ireland for 2018, NOTS will be providing a range of courses throughout the country.
The NOTS training programme is available to farmers, growers, processors, food businesses, and consultants working in the organic food sector. 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.
We are managed through a steering group which has representation from Western Organic Network, and organic certification bodies IOFGA and Organic Trust.
As certified members of either Organic Trust or IOA, NOTS will keep you informed about upcoming training courses through email and webtext, if you want to exclude yourself from this service, please inform us via text or email.
The National Organic Training Skillnet is co-funded by Skillnet Ireland member companies. Skillnet Ireland is funded from the National Training Fund through the Department of Education and Skills.