About Us


Sapphire Training & Development was established in 2007 by Ger Galvin. Prior to this Ger worked with Diageo in a number of senior quality and operations management positions across a number of breweries. We are based in Waterford and carry out training countrywide.


Training Delivery

We generally travel to our clients and pride ourselves in providing the best value training that is tailored to our client needs.


Sapphire is approved and regulated by 2 accrediting bodies – City and Guilds and FDQ (Food and Drinks Qualifications). We can therefore deliver certified programmes that are on the Irish and European Qualifications Frameworks. We work with a diverse range of companies and partner with a trusted network of associates to help achieve best outcomes.




Specializing in 5 key areas

1. We are the longest established provider in ROI for TAQA Assessor & Verifier training/certification and have a wealth of experience in this area. The full suite of TAQA is available ie. Assessor 6317-31, 6317-32, 6317-33 & Verifier 6317-41, 6317-42.

2. We partner with other training providers to enable them deliver City & Guilds or FDQ accredited programmes.

3. We deliver a range of training programmes including some through our on-line academy.

4. We provide full training solutions for companies in the Food & Drinks Sector.

5. We develop and certify internal training programmes for companies.

Contact Us

Email Us at: info@sapphiretraining.com

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