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Adult Helper Training Duke of Edinburgh Award

The Adult Helper Training day allows anybody who is interested in volunteering their time to help with an expedition to gain valuable background information on Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions.

The course will give a broad base knowledge of what will be expected of you during an outdoor training event or expedition. This course should be supplemented by a full induction delivered by the Award centre.

Course objectives

  • to prepare prospective volunteers in what will be expected during an expedition
  • to make volunteers aware of the training and support they should receive
  • understand how expeditions work and to discuss the volunteers role within the process
  • to give confidence to volunteers helping in the outdoors

Contribute to leader competence

  • an understanding of organisational and safety issues which affect the visits
  • an understanding of health and safety procedures and child protection policies
  • knowledge of where and how to access support.

Upcoming dates:

  • Saturday 9 March 2019 - closing date for applications Friday 8 February 2019.

Applications and enquires to:

  • The Mill Adventure Base, Kings Mill Reservoir, Sutton in Ashfield, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 4PA
  • telephone: 01623 556110
  • email: dukeofedinburgh@nottscc.gov.uk.

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