CALL for Trainers

Provision of Certified Accelerated VET for Youth

in the Litani River Basin (LRB)


In 2018, the Delegation of the European Union in Lebanon and the Economic and Social Fund for Development -ESFD, designed the “Local development programme along the Litani River Basin” (LRB Programme) aiming to complement the efforts deployed by the Government of Lebanon in this regard. The LRB Programme, funded by the EU with a value of EUR 20 million, has an integrated and multi-sectoral approach to local development. It consists of well-targeted and integrated interventions in the following sectors:

  • Establish Cooperation modalities at local-local and local-national levels to ensure that government priorities are in line with local needs,
  • Empower local communities to participate in the process of local development.
  • Improve the capacities of Unions of Municipalities (UOMs) to assume their roles and responsibilities entrusted to them in the Municipal law.
  • Support the Litani River Authority to assume its coordination role in the governance sector.
  • Support polluting entities along the River Basin to become environmentally compliant.
  • Contribute to employment generation through vocational training programs to youth and provision of financial and non-financial support to Small and Medium Enterprises.
  • Reduce agricultural pollution through the promotion of best agricultural practices and extensive guidance.

The LRB Programme is in line with the Single Support Framework 2017-2020 for Lebanon, specifically Priority 2 "Fostering local governance and socio-economic development", and the EU-Lebanon Partnership Priorities (PP), namely fostering growth and job opportunities, through support to municipalities, stimulating private investment, rehabilitation and expansion of infrastructure, expanding trade, agriculture and industry and conservation of natural resources.


The Overall Objective of the project is to contribute to stability in Lebanon by promoting local development and improving the socio-economic resilience of the local population along the Litani River Basin (LRB).

The purpose of this project is to contribute to improving employment opportunities for the youth in the Litani River Basin, in particular in the 9 Unions of the Municipalities of Baalbeck, West Baalbeck, Zahle, East Zahle, Central Bekaa, Plain, Lake, Tyre and Chqif. The project consists in providing training programmes covering soft and occupational skills offered to groups of youth followed by individual internships.


The trainer will provide a training module to a group of 18 trainees. The training modules identified in this project are the following:

  1. Soft skills:
  • English technical language
  • Microsoft office
  • Communication
  1. Occupational skills:
  • M1-Industrial Maintenance (Welding Arc & oxy-acetylene /Basic level, Tig &MiG welding/Basic level, and Production chain services/Basic level)
  • M2- International Gastronomy (International cuisine and International pastry)
  • M3- Cheese production (Lebanese Cheeses, International Cheeses, and Food safety)
  • M4- Local Food Marketing & Export (Local food marketing (Social media, Branding), and Food export procedure)
  • M5- Software development (Web development and Application development)

The language of the training courses for occupational skills will be English, however, trainers can use Arabic to help the trainees better understand concepts, systems and principles.


An integrated innovative pedagogical approach will be followed in providing the training courses for occupational skills. The objective is to make the trainer a facilitator helping the trainees develop their knowledge and improve their skills and capacities to deal with technologies. The training will be designed in a way to ensure that all trainees are actively engaged with the purpose of achieving the training outcomes. The training approach applied will motivate each trainee to understand, acquire, process and gain occupational skills.


Qualifications and skills

  • Proficiency in English and Arabic is required.
  • Demonstrable communication, analytical and report-writing skills.
  • At least a Bachelor degree in one of the above-mentioned fields or equivalent.
  • A training certificate in one of the above-mentioned fields or equivalent.

Professional experience

  • At least 10 years of experience in the relevant industry after achieving the university degree or equivalent.
  • At least 5 years of demonstrated experience in training programmes related to the above mentioned-fields or equivalent.


The training programme should be held between June and December 2022.


Send your CV to before 31 May 2022.

Priority will be given to qualified local experts from the LRB region