Who are we?

EssentialSkillz is a leading global supplier of online safety training and risk assessment software.

Established in 2001, EssentialSkillz has offices in the UK, US and Ireland and is recognised as a market leader for Health and Safety eLearning.

Our best selling product is ErgoWize, a cost-effective and time-saving DSE training and risk assessment software solution that enables our customers to easily comply with the DSE regulations. Other subjects covered by our award-winning courses range from Manual Handling to Safe Driving, Safety Induction, Safety for Managers, Stress & Wellbeing, Environmental Awareness, and Fire Safety.

Deloitte Technology Award Winner

  • More than 400 blue chip customers worldwide with around 500 000 employees using our eLearning courses
  • Deloitte Tech Fast50 Winner - 2015
  • 95% retention rate
  • Outstanding, consistent +50% year-to-year growth since 2008.
  • Over 50 eLearning courses - we're working with RoSPA, UKATA and the CIEH for compliance with the highest standards
  • Over 1.75 million training sessions delivered
  • Every year sees at least 40% more training sessions delivered than the previous year
  • 73,000 people completed our Ergowize DSE Course in 2014

Our Team

Meet the people behind EssentialSkillz

Julian Roberts


Fintan Healy


Tony Dervan


Michelle Dorian

Content Development Manager

Katy Byrne

Business Development Manager

Richard Birch

Business Development Manager

Dominic Casali

Business Development Manager

Dan McQuail

International Business Development

Shane McAllister

Business Development Manager

Hugh Owen

Business Development Manager

Leanne Brumfitt

Business Development Manager

Natalie Murray

Content Development Manager

Liam Carolan

Instructional Designer

Dorota Michniak

Content Developer

Deirdre Conaghan

Content Developer

Alan King

Content Developer

Mary McDonagh

Product Implementation Team Leader

Rachel Redican

Product Implementation

Linda Monaghan

Product Implementation

Lukasz Tymczak

Product Implementation

Etain Wilson

Product Implementation

Shane Begley

Product Implementation

Niamh Howley

Product Implementation

Joseph Devaney

Product Implementation

Mark Walsh

Product Implementation Manager

Jan Szoja

Senior Developer

Kevin Sanderson

Software Developer

Gerry Forde

Data Security Officer

Tim Tansley

Head of Marketing

Patrick Dervan

Marketing Executive

Matt Bainbridge

Digital Marketing

Caroline Szoja

Office Administrator

Kasia Plezia

Finance Manager

What makes us the right choice?Ask for a reference!

"I wouldn't be without EssentialSkillz now, accurate, cost-effective, auditable training in the workplace, totally flexible, total or partial roll out, puts safety managers in control of training, accessible from anywhere, 24/7!"

eLearning Content

The high quality of our eLearning courses is indisputable - we know Health and Safety in your workplace cannot be a compromise. And as our customers expect more and more topics to be covered by our courses, we are regularly introducing new eLearning courses.

LMS System

Our customers deserve nothing less than the most advanced and reliable Learning Management System, that helps them to maintain the highest level of Health and Safety awareness in their companies. That's why we are constantly improving our system to go beyond your expectations.

The right support

Top class support should be available to any customer - regardless of size, needs or requirements - in our company it's a gold standard for all. We're ready to help you with your setup, custom branding or eLearning authoring; we're ready to sort out any issue you might have; we're ready for whatever you might need us for.

Company Information

Parent Company: RiskWize Limited T/A EssentialSkillz
Registered in Ireland No 348119.
VAT: IE6368119i
D&B D-U-N-S: 985478366
Experian: 433567 <Report>

Subsidiary: EssentialSkillz Limited.
Registered in UK No 09697809
VAT: GB233158525
D&B D-U-N-S: 221016733

For postal address details and telephone numbers please Contact Us