Training

In the Central England Region we offer the following courses:

  • Introduction to the DofE (ITTDofE).
  • Expedition Supervisors Course (ESTC)
  • Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme (EAAS)
  • Managers Induction (free of charge for new LOs and for those LOs with a change in the DofE Manager).
  • Award Verifier (free of charge for new LOs and replacement verifiers. Bookings will only be accepted from LOs in the Central England Region).
  • Managing a DofE Group
  • Emergency Outdoor First Aid (8 hour)
  • Outdoor First Aid (16 hour)
  • Teaching Participants First Aid
  • Lowland Leader Training and Assessment
  • Hill and Moorland Training and Assessment
  • DofE Expedition Skills (DES)
  • Expedition Skills Module

Please note: All courses are closed 1 week prior to course date.


Introduction to the DofE Course

An essential one day course for any one interested in supporting participants through their DofE programme. It will help you decide what activities are appropriate and what is required.

The pre-requisite is the completion of the e-induction course available at www.DofETraining.org

Courses Available

Course Date: 20/09/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Offices, Arthur House, 21 Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
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Course Date: 20/09/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Lynn Grove Academy, Lynn Grove, Gorleston-on-Sea, Bradwell, Norfolk, NR31 8AR
Course Fee: £65.00
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Course Date: 11/10/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Offices, Arthur House, 21 Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
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Course Date: 14/10/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Broadleas Centre, St Ives, Broadleas Centre, Broad Leas, St, Ives, PE27 5QB
Course Fee: Delegates operating under Cambridgeshire County Council £45.00, External delegates £55.00
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Course Date: 23/10/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Offices, Arthur House, 21 Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
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Expedition Supervisor Training Course

This course will provide a pathway for both existing and new Expedition Supervisors. The course has been designed to provide Expedition Supervisors with an understanding and consistent interpretation of their role and responsibilities within the DofE, ensuring a high quality experience for all young people.

The pre-requisite for this course is the completion 2 free online learning modules:

* DofE e-induction (or prior completion of Introduction to the DofE course)
* Introduction to the Expedition Section .

Both modules are available at www.DofEtraining.org

Find more information on this course here

Courses Available

Course Date: 15/09/2018 09:00 – 23:59 & 16/09/2018 01:00 – 17:00 (this is a residential course)
Course Venue: The Bidwell Centre, Mundford Road, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1LZ
Course Fee: Delegates operating under Suffolk County Council £135.00, External delegates only need to attend the first day of the weekend course at a cost of £67.50
To Book Email: [email protected]

Course Date: 18/09/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Norfolk Constabulary Police Headquarters, Jubilee House, Falconers Chase, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 0WW
Course Fee: £65.00
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Course Date: 27/09/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Offices, Arthur House, 21 Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
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Course Date: 15/10/2018 09:30 – 15:30
Course Venue: Broadleas Centre, St Ives, Broadleas Centre, Broad Leas, St, Ives, PE27 5QB
Course Fee: Delegates operating under Cambridgeshire County Council £35.00, External delegates £45.00
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Course Date: 17/10/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Offices, Arthur House, 21 Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
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Course Date: 10/11/2018 09:00-15:30
Course Venue: Bishop’s Wood Centre, Crossway Green, Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire, DY13 9SE
Course Fee: £65.00
To Book Email: [email protected]

Course Date: 23/03/2019 09:00 – 23:59 & 24/03/2019 01:00 – 17:00 (this is a residential course)
Course Venue: The Bidwell Centre, Mundford Road, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1LZ
Course Fee: Delegates operating under Suffolk County Council £135.00, External delegates only need to attend the first day of the weekend course at a cost of £67.50
To Book Email: [email protected]

For other expedition supervisors courses please click here


Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme

The pre-requisite for this course are:

the completion of e-induction (or Introduction to the DofE course)

  • The completion of EAAS pre course learning.
  • E-induction and EAAS pre course learning are both free and available at www.DofEtraining.org
  • Please bring both pre course learning certificates with you to the course.

Courses available

Course Date: 24/09/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: The College of West Anglia, Tennyson Avenue, King’s Lynn, PE30 2QW
Course Fee: £65.00
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Course Date: 26/09/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Aylsham High School, Sir Williams Lane, Aylsham, Norwich, NR11 6AN
Course Fee: £65.00
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Course Date: 18/10/2018 09:30 – 15:30
Course Venue: Broadleas Centre, St Ives, Broadleas Centre, Broad Leas, St, Ives, PE27 5QB
Course Fee: Delegates operating under Cambridgeshire County Council £45.00, External delegates £55.00
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Course Date: 23/10/2018 09:00 – 17:00
Course Venue: Kesgrave War Memorial Community Centre, Twelve Acre Approach, Kesgrave, Suffolk, IP5 1JF
Course Fee: £50
To Book Email: [email protected]ov.uk

Course Date: 02/03/2019 09:00-15:30
Course Venue: Bishop’s Wood Centre, Crossway Green, Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire, DY13 9SE
Course Fee: £65.00
To Book Email: [email protected]

Course Date: 11/05/2019 09:00-15:30
Course Venue: Bishop’s Wood Centre, Crossway Green, Stourport on Severn, Worcestershire, DY13 9SE
Course Fee: £65.00
To Book Email: [email protected]


DofE Managers Induction

DofE Manager Inductions are free of charge for new LOs and for those LOs with a change in the DofE Manager.
Bookings will only be accepted from LOs in the Central England Region.

The pre-requisite for this course is the completion of the free online learning module:

* DofE e-induction (or prior completion of Introduction to the DofE course)

This module is available at www.DofEtraining.org

Course Date: 26/09/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: Free
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Course Date: 10/10/2018 09:45 – 16:15
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: Free
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Course Date: 25/10/2018 09:45 – 16:15
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: Free
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DofE Award Verifier Courses

Verifiers courses are free of charge for new LOs and replacement verifiers. Bookings will only be accepted from LOs in the Central England Region.

The pre-requisite for this course is the completion 2 free online learning modules:

* DofE e-induction (or prior completion of Introduction to the DofE course)
* The Award Verifier e-learning module

Both modules are available at www.DofEtraining.org

Course Date: 25/09/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: Free
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Course Date: 04/10/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Arthur Mellows Village College, Helpston Road, Peterborough, PE6 7JX
Course Fee: Free
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Course Date: 04/10/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Lynn Grove Academy, Lynn Grove, Gorleston-on-Sea, Bradwell, Norfolk, NR31 8AR
Course Fee: Free
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Course Date: 16/10/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: Free
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Managing a DofE Group

Course Date: 05/10/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Wymondham College, Golf Links Road, Wymondham, Norfolk, NR18 9SZ
Course Fee: £65
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First Aid 8 Hour

Course Date: 15/11/2018 09:00-17.30
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65
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Course Date: 13/12/2018 09:00-17.30
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65
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First Aid 16 Hour

Course Date: 03/10/2018 & 04/10/2018 09:00-17:30
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £120
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Course Date: 22/10/2018 & 23/10/2018 09:00-17:30
Course Venue: Bishop Milner Catholic College, Burton Road, Dudley, DY1 3BY
Course Fee: £120
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Course Date: 04/02/2019 & 05/02/2019 09:00-17:30
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £120
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Course Date: 27/03/2019 & 28/03/2019 09:00-17:30
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £120
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Teaching participants first aid

A one day course designed to support DofE Leaders to teach first aid to their participants. Those attending the course must have teaching experience and an in date first aid certificate.

Course Date: 18/10/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £75
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Course Date: 19/11/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £75
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Course Date: 12/12/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £75
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Course Date: 31/01/2019 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £75
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Lowland Leader

Lowland Leader Training – In conjunction with Wayahead Training

Lowland Leader Training

Course Date: 06/10/2018 & 07/10/2018 9:00-17:00
Course Venue: East Midlands Region
Course Fee: £120
To Book Email: [email protected]

Course Date: 03/11/2018 & 04/11/2018 9:00-17:00
Course Venue: Western/Central Region
Course Fee: £120
To Book Email: [email protected]

Course Date: 24/11/2018 & 25/11/2018 9:00-17:00
Course Venue: East Midlands Region
Course Fee: £120
To Book Email: [email protected]

Course Date: 01/12/2018 & 02/12/2018 9:00-17:00
Course Venue: Western/Central Region
Course Fee: £120
To Book Email: [email protected]

Lowland Leader Assessment

Course Date: 22/09/2018 & 23/09/2018 9:00-17:00
Course Venue: Cambridgeshire
Course Fee: £120
To Book Email: [email protected]

Course Date: 10/11/2018 & 11/11/2018 9:00-17:00
Course Venue: Western/Central Region
Course Fee: £120
To Book Email: [email protected]


Hill and Moorland Training

Hill and Moorland Training – In conjunction with Wayahead Training

Hill and Moorland Training

Course Date: 27/10/2018 – 29/10/2018 (3 days)
Course Venue: Derbyshire
Course Fee: £170
To Book Email: [email protected]

Course Date: 25/05/2019 – 27/05/2019 (3 days)
Course Venue: Derbyshire
Course Fee: £170
To Book Email: [email protected]

Hill and Moorland Assessment

Course Date: 23/03/2019 – 25/03/2019 (3 days)
Course Venue: Derbyshire
Course Fee: £170
To Book Email: [email protected]


DofE Expedition Skills Course (DES)

The DofE Expedition Skills (DES) is a basic expedition skills training course, normally attended by expedition leaders and expedition support staff.
The DES gives delegates the theoretical and practical skills needed to support DofE expeditions (on foot and in normal Bronze terrain). This course involves a residential stay.

The pre-requisite for this course is the completion 2 free online learning modules:

* DofE e-induction
* Introduction to the Expedition Section

Both modules are available at www.DofEtraining.org

Course Date: Theory Day 02/10/2018 9:00 – 17:00 & Residential 13/10/2018 & 14/10/2018
Course Venue: Leicestershire
Course Fee: £180
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Course Date: Theory Day 05/11/2018 9:00-17:00 & Residential 17/11/2018 & 18/11/2018
Course Venue: Theory Day – Central England Regional Office & Residential – South Staffordshire
Course Fee: £180
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Course Date: Theory Day 14/02/2019 & Residential 02/03/2018 & 03/03/2018
Course Venue: Milton Keynes
Course Fee: £180
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Expedition Skills Module

 
Course Date: 27-10/2018 9:00-20:00 & 28/10/2018 9:00 – 17:00
Course Venue: TBC
Course Fee: £130
To Book Email: [email protected]


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