Our 1-2-1 mentoring programme is designed to address specific issues, areas of expertise, or advice you require in order to grow and develop your craft enterprise.

The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) are committed to providing ongoing developmental supports for our registered client enterprises. DCCoI mentoring has a number of distinct aspects :

  • Craft mentors with specific expertise in a range of disciplines are available to provide technical advice
  • Business mentors, (in association with the Local Enterprise Offices), provide a full range of business supports available in the 31 LEO areas.
  • Design mentors to assist with product design, production capacity, innovation and new technologies.
  • Mentors skilled in Export and Digital Marketing To view the current DCCoI mentoring panel CLICK HERE

Before making an application you are encouraged to explore the BUSINESS section and the IDEAS section of this website to see if the type of advice you need is available on-line.

If not we ask that you examine your needs objectively and clearly to establish the type of mentoring you require and your expectations should your application be successful. Please complete the application form fully including images of your product range and business plan if available. If successful the mentee will make a contribution towards the mentoring of 25 euros for the first session and 60 euros for subsequent sessions.

For further details please contact: emer@dccoi.ie

To apply for 1-2-1 Mentoring

CLICK HERE to fill out the online application

Please note:
To apply for mentoring you must be a registered client of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland. For registration details CLICK HERE