County Kildare LEADER Partnership CLG   (CKLP)

Panel of Trainers 2024-2027

CKLP exists to advance social, economic, and cultural inclusion in County Kildare. We do this by supporting and empowering individuals and communities, to progress towards reaching their potential with a specific focus on those who are vulnerable and impacted by social exclusion,  and by working in partnership with all stakeholders in the County.

Our Vision is an equal, fair, and inclusive County Kildare, where all can flourish and realise their full potential.

County Kildare LEADER Partnership is seeking suitable and skilled trainers for their Panel of Trainers to be available to deliver training/support to beneficiaries of the Social Inclusion Community Activation Programme (SICAP) in 2024 to 2028, Sláintecare Healthy Communities Programme, HEADSUP Kildare, Older Voices Kildare, The Dara Project, and various other CKLP Programmes, from time to time.

We welcome expressions of interest from suitably qualified candidates whose skills cover these areas and any others not listed below which may support our programme delivery.

Below is a list of areas covered by trainers on our previous panel, this list is indicative but by no means exhaustive.

  • Personal Development – confidence, self-belief, self-esteem, interacting and communicating effectively.

  • Stress Management

  • Healthy Food Made Easy

  • Cooking, Healthy Eating and Nutrition

  • Art and Craft making – Including painting, flower arranging, clay moulding, pottery, crochet and knitting, photography, woodcraft…

  • Upcycling – clothes and furniture

  • Health and Wellbeing – yoga, pilates, dance classes, Music Therapy, Meditation, reflexology, Tai Chi,

  • Wellness and Aging

  • CV preparation

  • Interview Preparation and Skills

  • Career Planning

  • Operating Small Engines

  • Small Engine Maintenance

  • Home Repair and Maintenance (QQI)

  • Health and Social Care Modules (QQI Level 3-5)

  • Horticulture (QQI 3/4) – plant propagation, planting and potting

  • Short Order Cooking

  • Growing Herbs for Health and Medicinal Purposes

  • Manual Handling

  • First Aid

  • SafePass

  • Barista Training

  • Capacitar Training

  • HACCP (QQI Level 1-4) online

  • Climate Change and Sustainable Development

  • Virtual Driving

  • Local Community Groups and Social Enterprises and Networks – committee skills, compliance and governance workshops

  • Disability Workshops

  • Equality and Diversity training

  • Anti-racism and Gender Awareness

  • Community Consultation

  • Social Media

  • Marketing

  • Start Your Own Business / Start Your Own Social Enterprise

  • Finance and Financial Management

  • Basic Accounts/Costings-QuickBooks etc.

  • Effective Management

  • Business Administration

  • Business Development.

  • Smart Tech – using smartphones, downloading apps, installing/uninstalling, social media apps.

  • Digital Marketing

  • Basic Computer Training – email, attachments, Microsoft Office package, online activities – setting up accounts (, revenue, jobs Ireland)

·       Tax / Revenue workshops


  • Curriculum Vitae.

  • A copy of the Qualification certificate where necessary and appropriate.

  • Evidence of previous experience.

  • Programme content.

  • Applications should include tender proposal, tender price and value for money.

  • Certificate of tax clearance.

  • Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Selection Criteria will be based on:

  • Evidence of a teaching/training qualification from a recognised independent authority (e.g. QQI, HEA or equivalent City and Guilds), or an appropriate industry body.

  • For unaccredited courses, a CV outlining relevant experience and knowledge of course subject matter.

  • An understanding of the needs and training requirements of SICAP target groups, and an ability to show empathy in this training environment,

  • Previous experience in the provision of training to SICAP target groups.

  • References.

Provided are:

  • Participant recruitment,

  • Training rooms,

  • Facilities

Appointments to Panel of Trainers:

Appointments to the Panel of Trainers will be based on documentation received and/or interviews.


County Kildare LEADER Partnership CLG is not obliged to accept any applications, nor does membership of the panel guarantee work.

County Kildare LEADER Partnership remuneration rates for Trainers align with the tutor rates of KWETB.

Please email your proposals to: by 5.00 pm on Friday the 5th of April 2024. Proposals received after that time/date will not be considered for the appointment to the Panel of Trainers.