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Western Management Centre

Galway Business Park, Dangan, Galway, Republic of Ireland

The core objective of Western Management Centre is to work with individuals and organisations through the channel of training to realise their personal and business goals. The Centre offers a wide selection of programmes and management services covering a range of business disciplines. Western Management Centre has secured a broad client base throughout Ireland, incorporating all sectors of industry and business.

The purpose-built facility is an ideal environment for training, meetings, recruitment, interviews and counselling sessions. All events are conducted in modern, fully equipped rooms with full support services. Please contact us to avail of the centre’s facilities.

Over twenty five years of experience of providing a professional training service, combined with our commitment to quality, secures the Western Management Centre’s position as the leading Management, Training and Development organisation in the West of Ireland.
Internal Auditor Course

The course aims to increase participants knowledge of the basic tools of internal auditing. It enables them plan for, execute and report on audits in a manner that supports managements role in the control of key processes.

Meeting Skills

Meetings are a source of complaint in many organisations. In theory meetings should be dynamic, interesting and productive. In practice they are often dull, uninteresting and very often a waste of time. Great meetings dont just happen, they occur because someone makes them happen. This course clearly describes the techniques for planning and executing all…

Debt Collecting

Healthy cash flow is the lifeblood of every organisation. This course is designed to equip participants with the techniques and skills to effectively manage and control debt collection

Communication Skills

Good communications is an essential process in any organisation and a vital ingredient for success. Bad communication is often responsible for poor working relationships, conflict and ultimately poor quality. The programme looks at simple concepts that can be easily applied to both work and personal life with significant positive results.

Finance For Non-Financial Managers

Most Managers/Supervisors/Team Leaders that work in a non-accounting role still have some kind of financial responsibility, whether its managing budgets, cost centres or interpreting financial statements. They dont need to be financial experts but they need to be able to interpret figures and understand what lies behind them.The programme is designed to give participants a…

Basic First Aid

The course is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of key First Aid situations and their treatment.

Refresher Occupational First Aid

All certified First Aiders must complete a 1 day refresher course every two years. This is in keeping with health and safety legislation and in order to ensure their knowledge and skills are up to date and their certification is current.

Abrasive Wheel Course

Abrasive wheels training is legally required for everyone involved in the purchase and selection, storage and handling, mounting, dressing and use of abrasive wheels. This includes all types of abrasive wheels either fixed (e.g. Bench grinders or polishers) or portable (e.g. angle grinders)

ADR Driver Training

The training of drivers involved in the carriage of dangerous goods is a legislative requirement, both nationally and as members of the EU. Non compliance with this legislation can result in substantial fines for all concerned in the transport of hazardous chemicals / goods.

Award In Safety And Health At Work

The course is relevant for any person who is responsible for health and safety in their workplace or who requires a recognised qualification in Occupational Health and Safety

Basic First Aid

The course is designed to provide participants with a basic understanding of key First Aid situations and their treatment.

Chemical Handling

Hazardous chemicals are very common in a lot of industries. All employees who handle chemicals should be trained to know the hazards and how to protect themselves from exposure.

Fork Truck Conversion

This course is designed as an approved Conversion Course for existing certified operators who require certification for a different truck. The course covers the key operating elements and safety practices in line with the new Code of Practice 2001. It concludes with Practical/Theoretical Assessment and Certification.

Fork Truck Existing

This course is designed as an approved Certification Course for Experienced Truck Operators who are not previously certified. The course covers all the key operating elements and safety practices in line with the new Code of Practice 2001. It concludes with Theoretical/Practical Assessment and Certification.

Fork Truck Refresher

This course is designed as an approved Refresher Course for previously Certified Operators. The course covers the key operating elements and safety practices in line with the new Code of Practice 2001. It concludes with an approved Practical Test and Certification.

Health & Safety

This course is aimed at health and safety personnel, supervisors and managers.

IOSH Managing Safely

IOSH Managing Safely is for managers and supervisors in any sector and any organisation. It is designed to get managers up-to-speed on the practical actions they need to take to handle safety & health in their teams. The course will give the knowledge and tools to tackle the safety and health issues they are responsible…

Manual Handling

The programme is designed for all individuals involved in work that requires the lifting and movement of goods. It is also relevant for individuals who do static type work (sitting/standing) on the shop floor or in an office environment.

Mobile Elevated Work Platform

The Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 require companies to provide training to Certification level for all employees who operate an M.E.W.P

Motorised Pallet Truck

Designed as an approved certification course for either Novice, Experienced, Refresher or Conversion operatives. This course covers the key operating elements and safety practices for both pedestrian and ride-on motorised pallet trucks in line with the new code of practice 2001. It concludes with Theoretical/Practical assessment and certification. This course is delivered by registered Instructors.

Occupational First Aid

The course runs in accordance with the Health & Safety Authority Guidelines and is accredited by QQI. Assessment is carried out in accordance with QQI guidelines and regulations. Certification is valid for two years.

QQI Manual Handling Instructors Course

The course is designed to equip individuals with the knowledge, skills and competency to deliver manual handling training. The five day course consists of 6 modules leading to a QQI Level 6 Special Purpose Award. Achievement of this award will enable the learner to transfer to other appropriate programmes leading to awards at the same…

Risk Assessment

Where risk assessment fits into the system for continuously improving safety performance

Safety Representative

It is essential therefore that the safety representative has the knowledge and skills necessary to perform the function effectively. They should understand and be knowledgeable about safety and health matters so as to make a responsible and practicable contribution to safety and health issues in the workplace.

Safe Pass

The Safe Pass Programme is a one day Safety Awareness Training programme aimed at all construction site personnel, including new entrants, to ensure that they have the basic knowledge of health and safety.


The course aims to assist the organisation in developing and maintaining effective teamwork and emphasises the need for a total team performance in today’s challenging environment. It examines the key role and responsibilities of the team leader in team building and managing performance.

Team Leadership

Organisations are fundamentally about people working together to achieve set goals and objectives. Team Leaders and Supervisors therefore need to create effective teams which are all working interdependently with cohesion and team spirit in order to reach the organisations common objectives.

Manual Handling People Lifting

This course is designed for all individuals required to have this training for work or care related tasks.

Performance Management

This course is aimed at anyone who is required to conduct appraisal interviews. No previous experience will be assumed.

Presentation Skills

In most companies today, despite all the advances in technology, the formal presentation is still a major channel for the communication of information. The successful delivery of information in a presentation can be a powerful way of influencing others.

Project Management

Project management has traditionally been associated with engineering and construction industries. Now, however, it is recognised as a very effective approach to organising team work in all types of organisation. This programme offers managers at every level an understanding of project management and the proven techniques for planning, undertaking and completing projects.

Award In Public Relations

The course is aimed at participants with an interest in PR, those who are working in the area but want to broaden their knowledge, or self-employed individuals who want to learn PR techniques to promote their own business in a cost effective way. The highly interactive course will cover all the essential elements of PR…

Reception Skills

Receptionists and frontline staff play a key role in marketing a company and establishing goodwill. As the first contact point, either on the telephone or face to face, that a customer or client has with an organisation, it is important that they project an efficient and professional image.

Team Building

Designed to assist the group in developing and maintaining effective teamwork. The programme emphasises the need for a total team performance in today’s challenging environment. It examines the stages of team development and the role and responsibilities of team members including the leader.

Time Management

It is easy to blame the telephone, longwinded meeting or just other people. Yet very often self-management is the key fault.

Train The Trainer

This course is designed to equip participants with the basic Knowledge and Tools to plan, develop and deliver internal training for skill based operations.

Training Delivery & Evaluation

The course is designed to equip learners with the knowledge, competence and skills necessary to deliver, assess and evaluate training programmes.

Report Writing

In spite of the vast developments in technology, written reports are still the major channel for the communication of information in most organisations today.


Good employee relations benefit both the company and the employees.

ACCA Diploma In Accounting & Business

The Diploma in Accounting and Business Qualification is part of the ACCA Foundation in Accountancy (FIA) Suite of Awards. It is suitable for anyone looking to do an introductory qualification in accounting and finance.

ACCA Professional Qualification

The ACCA Qualification is the route to becoming a qualified accountant.


APICS is the global leader and premier source of the body of knowledge in operations management including production, inventory, supply chain, materials management, purchasing and logistics. It aims to deliver advanced productivity, innovation and competitive success for individuals and organisations.

Award In Business Management

The course is designed to enable the learner to gain an in depth understanding of the role and function of management in the business environment, and to develop effective management skills.

Award In Employment Law

The course provides an overview of the component parts of Employment Law and an appreciation of how the Employment Law principles work in practice. It also provides an in-depth understanding of the statutory frameworks which regulate the employer/employee relationship.

Award In Marketing Practice

The course provides learners with the practical and theoretical skills needed to build their industry knowledge and pursue a marketing related career. It also provides an understanding of the principles and practices of marketing, the functions of a marketing department and the role of marketing in everyday life.

CIPD Certificate And Diploma In HRM

The programme focuses on the core competencies required by progressive Human Resources Professionals. This highly regarded and popular programme has been revised and upgraded. The programme covers the core skills and knowledge in human resource management and has a strong focus on the practical implementation of the subject matter

CIPD Coaching, Mentoring & Consulting

Visionary business leaders have understood the truly transformational impact of developing coaching principles and behaviours within the organisation. Coaching and Mentoring is now understood by employers to be an invaluable development tool and performance management technique. The flexibility and, when delivered correctly, relatively low cost of these techniques makes them a particularly appropriate learning intervention…

CPA Professional Qualification

The Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland (CPA) is one of the main Irish accountancy bodies with in excess of 5,000 members and students. The CPA designation is the most commonly used designation worldwide for professional accountants and the Institutes qualification enjoys wide international recognition with agreements with accountancy bodies in Canada, Australia, New…

Customer Care

The course is highly practical with the emphasis on individual and group participation.

Interviewing Skills