What does an ITP cost?
ICLD covers the following costs during the training:
– Participation fee and training materials.
– Travel to and from workshops and Sweden. Board and lodging costs during workshops and time spent in Sweden.
– Insurance for participants when travelling outside their home country in connection with the training.
Do I have to speak English?
Participants are expected to be able to write, discuss, and make presentations in English, so they need to have high levels of fluency in the language.

How do I apply?
The application must be submitted before the application period expires and be submitted online here. The application page also contains details of what to include with your application. Once you have been accepted, and you and your organisation’s leader have confirmed that you will be participating in the programme, you will receive a letter containing all the information you need.
The training will require you to be in good health and capable of full-time work. ICLD operates an anti-discrimination policy and all training courses are open to anyone, irrespective of physical ability. If you have any type of disability, please let us know, so that we can resolve any practical issues that may arise.

Can I bring any of my family members with me to the training sessions?
No, course participants may not be accompanied by family members.

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