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Duke of Edinburgh

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The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) is the world’s leading youth achievement award that is currently helping 430,000 young people to develop for life and work in the UK. (DofEUK 2018).

Whether you're looking to deliver your first DofE programme, or are an experienced leader wanting to update your skills and knowledge, we offer a wide range of training courses to suit you.

Our training courses are delivered by qualified and experienced leaders who will to support you in leading and managing Duke of Edinburgh Groups. 

Introduction to Duke of Edinburgh award

Key objectives

  • Understand the mission and guiding principles of The DofE award
  • Understand the different levels, timescales and the development of DofE programmes
  • Learn the DofE structure, how it supports you and the key roles of DofE Leaders
  • Learn how to deliver the programme ensuring the needs of the young people are met

Expedition Supervisor Training Courses, D of E Award (ESTC)

Key objectives

  • Understand the role of the Expedition Supervisor, Assessor and other adults involved in the delivery of the Expedition section
  • Understand the process of remote supervision
  • Understand the importance of emergency procedures
  • Understand the duty of care held by the Supervisor.

Expedition Supervisor Update Courses, D of E Award (ESTC update)

Key objectives

  • Understand the role of the Expedition Supervisor, Assessor and other adults involved in the delivery of the Expedition section
  • Understand the process of remote supervision
  • Understand the importance of emergency procedures
  • Understand the duty of care held by the supervisor

Adult Helper Training, D of E award

Key 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