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Basic information and FAQs

Award levels, sections, timings, costs, benefits and more; get the lowdown on what’s involved in a DofE programme and how it will change your life.

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Own your DofE and create your personal programme of activities: helping others, improving your fitness, gaining skills, exploring the countryside and, for Gold, going on a residential.

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Parents and carers

Got a daughter or son doing their DofE? Find out how you can support them.

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Award achievement

Get your hard work recognised and achieve a prestigious Award that colleges, unis and employers look out for.

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