Training Opportunities

Gain extra training and accreditation while beginning your journey on the Co-operation Ireland Future Leaders Programme

The Programme is designed to enable young people to tailor their own training and experience based on their needs and interest. Participants will come together on an all-Island basis with opportunities to progress onto themed learning clusters, social action projects or initiatives.

What is in it for you?

  • Learn new skills, create new partnerships, and gain new experiences.
  • Opportunities to make a positive impact on your own life and others in the community.
  • Become part of a vibrant and connected learning environment, with opportunities to apply your learning to practical action projects.

How does it work?

  • The accredited NOCN courses will be delivered on-line and are all-Island.
  • Develop your own tailored pathway with support and a practical interview/presentation at the end delivered by our Ambassador and Supporters’ network. 
  • Participants will also progress onto further training, youth-led dialogue events, unique social action projects and global learning clusters.
  • Once registered, each participant will receive a programme pack with resources and unique password to the Future Leaders Learning Hub where they can access material, pose questions, and record their progress.

Current Training Opportunities Available (more to come) – Delivered by Utopian Learning (Educational Training consultants.

CourseEmployabilityCommunication & LobbyingLeadership & Resilience
ContentWorking and learning together with others, Job Search skills, engaging with employers, building your personal confidence and self-awareness. Creating a great application & CV. Preparation for interviews and participation in panel interviews with feedback provided.Working and learning together with others, Building Confidence & Strength, Public Speaking and Presentation Skills – preparing our message and delivery; Social Media – using it effectively.  Preparing a Pitch and presenting to a panel of ambassadors for feedback.  Working & Learning together with others Different Leadership Skills, developing your own leadership style; Developing Resilience and dealing with anxiety, goal setting and personal planning; Practical Case studies exploring what it means to deliver as a leader, and presenting to a panel of leaders in different sectors.
Duration8 weeks8 weeks8 weeks
Start DateMonday 15th March 4-6pm or 5 -7pmTuesday 16th MarchThursday 18th March
AccreditationNOCN Level 1 -Job Searching Skills (12 credit)ULDA Qualification L1 Lobbying &Public Speaking NOCN Level 1 Presentation SkillsNOCN Personal Confidence & Self Awareness 9 credits NOCN Team Leadership & Leadership Skills 6 credits)
Spaces Available202020


Sign up for our exciting courses
  • Please rank your preference of course from 1 to 3, with 1 being your first choice
    EmployabilityCommunications & LobbyingLeadership & Resilience 
  • Date Format: MM slash DD slash YYYY

Or if you prefer, download, complete and return the Registration Form to [email protected]. Rank your preference for the training or programme option available. Courses will be repeated at different times to enable applicants to build up their portfolio.

Email [email protected] if you have any questions or require further details.