Expression of Interest forms – Youth Studies Certificate Course

County Kildare LEADER Partnership MU Youth Studies Certificate Course (Level 7)

Expression of Interest Form

Kildare LEADER Partnership will run a Maynooth University Youth Studies Certificate Course in Athy Co. Kildare from September 2019 to May 2020.  This course  is  aimed at those who are already involved in a paid or voluntary role within a Youth Work setting Co. Kildare. Applicants must be over 21 years.

The  Course will  begin in late September one evening per week with occasional Saturday sessions.  Start date, times & venue to be confirmed.

If Interested and would like further information please complete this Expression of Interest From and return by email to or post to Anne Daly, CKLP, Jigginstown Commercial Centre, Naas, Co. Kildare

Phone (Home):  
Phone (Mobile):  
E-mail Address:  

Are you involved with a Youth Group/Organisation in Co. Kildare? :    Yes                  No


If yes which one? ________________________________________


Are You in a Voluntary or Paid Role?           Voluntary:                      Paid:


Are you over 21 years of age
?                       Yes:                                  No:

Closing date for expression of interest is  Friday  12th of July 2019

Shortlisting for Course Places Will Apply

On Receipt of Expressions of Interest, you will be sent an Application Form and an Information Sheet.



The Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022 is co-funded by the Government of Ireland and the European Social Fund as part of the ESF Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning 2014-2020”


Youth Studies 2019/2020


Are you volunteering or working in a Youth Work setting in County Kildare?

If Yes, this may be for you!

County Kildare LEADER Partnership (CKLP) are running an MU  Youth Studies Certificate Course (Level 7)

CKLP are now accepting Expression of Interest from participants who would be interested in applying for the course. Shortlisting will apply. The course, facilitated by Maynooth University Department of Applied Social Studies, will take place one evening each week in Athy, Co. Kildare from September 2019 to May 2020. The Course aims to facilitate the development and empowerment of course participants and to enhance their knowledge and skills in Youth Studies.

Who Should Apply?  

Funded under the Social Inclusion & Community Activation Programme (SICAP), applications are welcome from people who:

  • Are actively working with young people in a voluntary or paid capacity in a youth organisation/group. The group should support Social Inclusion of young people, for example; those who are unemployed, parenting alone, Travellers, young people with disabilities, Roma, New Communities (including refugees/asylum seekers) amongst others.
  • Have the openness to reflect on one’s own practice, attitudes and beliefs.
  • Have a commitment to learning in a group setting.
  • Have the capacity to complete a Level 7 programme of learning
  • Are over 21 years of age

Registration is free for successful applicants.  A voluntary contribution will be requested from successful applicants towards course administration and overheads.

For more information or to request an Expression of Interest Form please contact CKLP on 045 895450 or by email to

Expressions of Interest can also be downloaded on

The Social Inclusion Activation Programme (SICAP) 2018-2022 is funded by the Irish Government through the Department of Rural and Community Development and co-funded by the European Social Fund under the Programme for Employability, Inclusion and Learning (PEIL) 2014-2020. 

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