For Training Providers

Space Industry Skillnet invites Expressions of Interest from ESA approved training providers who are competent and certified to provide the following training;

ESA ECSS-Q-ST-70C Materials, Mechanical Parts and Processes
Electronic Assembly Techniques Training and Certification

The training courses should be in accordance with the electronic assembly standards and process specifications used by European space projects.

The Space Industry Skillnet goals are to:

• Develop a pool of personnel trained in best practices for electronic assembly

• Improve the quality of electronic assemblies used in space projects

These goals will be achieved by:

• Provide access to high-quality training in electronic assembly techniques at
ESA-approved training schools

• Assurance that operators, inspectors and instructors obtain a level of technical knowledge and experience through training to enable certification.

The Space Industry Skillnet focusses solely on technical training within the space industry and is not inviting solicitations from training providers for any other type of training on this page.


"Being an automotive company with a large workforce Space Industry Skillnet has given us the ability to train our employees in-house and customize the training to the company’s ever-growing needs. As a busy electronics company, it is essential to supply our many customers a high-quality product."

John A O’Leary

Operations Training Team Leader

"Through Improved company and employee knowledge, attitude, competency and networking we are already seeing efficiencies" techniques and opportunities which enable us to put ourselves in a position to win more business”

Peter O’Kane

Engineering Manager

"We engaged the services of SIS to assist us in bringing the necessary skills into the company, specifically relating to IPC standards. Having staff certified is a key differentiator when we are audited by our customers and leads to repeat business. For the staff there is the satisfaction of being certified in a key transferable skill."

Bernard Mulcahy

Manufacturing Manager