Tom Maher

Socrates Workforce Solutions

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About Tom Maher:

Tom has over 20 years’ experience working as a technician and an engineer across the marine engineering and semiconductor industries. Over the last ten years Tom has been part of a global learning organization within a leading multinational.  

He managed an industry leading technical training lab, designing technical training equipment and programs to be delivered to a highly skilled global workforce. These programs covered a broad technical skill base including Mechanical, Electrical, PLC’s, Microcontrollers, Electronics, Vacuum systems and more.   

He has designed a number of QQI level 6 major awards that are being delivered through Educational Training Boards (ETB’s) across the country. He has also being involved in the design and equipment selection of the new Kildare/Wicklow ETB training center in Celbridge, including acting as PM for the training center extension.  

Tom has extensive experience designing and delivering training programs, not only to industry but also at University and IT College levels, including online learning. All of Tom’s programs are based on a high level of practical application and are delivered in an engaging and enthusiastic style.  

His Qualifications include – BEng (Hons) in Mechatronics, BEng in Marine Engineering, QQI level 6 Train the Trainer.

About Socrates Workforce Solutions:

Socrates Workforce Solutions is an leader in the design and delivery of skills training and development in Ireland.  

We are unique in being able to provide training that covers the Four Quadrants of Cognitive Skills, Technology Skills, Organisation Development and Workforce Capability.  

Our Principals have extensive industry experience having worked in High Tech Manufacturing, Medical Device, Pharmaceutical, Military, Marine, Telecommunications, Electrical, Design and Electronics Industries and have taught in Universities at Degree and Masters Levels.  

Our knowledge and skills are combined with many years of industry experience to produce customised learning packages aimed at companies operating in regulated manufacturing industries. 

We offer Training Solutions to industry in a variety of areas such as : 

  • Robotics, Mechatronics, Knowledge Management (EI CPD), Control Systems, Analytical Problem Solving (EI CPD), Skills Mentoring workshops, Team development, Maintenance Optimisation,  
  • SWS also provides the following professional services: 
  • FMEA Analysis 
  • Analytical Problem Solving Coaching and Facilitation 
  • Factory Operations and Maintenance Health Check.  
  • Competency Audit by technical discipline. 

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