Community Outdoor Leader Award Programme (COLA)

The Community Outdoor Leader Award is open to all who are interested in promoting community health & wellbeing through participation in outdoor activity in Kildare.

This programme is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to confidently and competently organise and lead outdoor recreational initiatives for leisure-based activity groups in their community. 

Walking leader training covers the theory and practical aspects of establishing and leading Nordic Pole, Urban, Hill & Trail Trekking. 

Supplementary skills training will be delivered by recognised service providers and participants will receive accredited certification on completion of each supplementary module. 

Please view our Bookings section to check if the course is currently available.