How a DofE programme develops soft skills

You may not realise that your DofE programme has helped or is helping you to develop soft skills; it’s often only when someone points out how confident or determined you’ve become that you notice.

Each section of your DofE nurtures a different combination of soft skills, for example, to complete your Expedition section you need to be able to work in a team but also be self-sufficient and organised. See the handy table below to identify the type of skills you’ve gained or are gaining.

Volunteering
Skills
Physical
Expedition
Residential (Gold level only)

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