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).
  • Emergency Outdoor First Aid (8 hour)
  • Outdoor First Aid (16 hour)

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: 05/07/2018 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: 19/09/2018 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: 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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For other introduction to the DofE courses please click here


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: 25/06/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Wayland Academy, 92 Merton Road, Watton, Thetford, IP25 6AZ
Course Fee: £65.00
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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: 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: 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: 12/07/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Offices, Arthur House, 21 Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65
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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: 19/01/2019 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: 04/07/2018 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: 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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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: 10/07/2018 10:00-14:00
Course Venue: Littleport and East Cambridge Academy, Camel Road, Littleport, Cambridgeshire, CB6 1EW
Course Fee: Free
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Course Date: 10/07/2018 9:30-13:30
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: Free
To Book: Click here

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
To Book: Click here

 


First Aid 8 Hour

Course Date: 11/07/2018
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office, Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65
To Book Email: Click here

 

First Aid 16 Hour

Upcoming dates TBC

 

Lowland Leader

Lowland Leader Training – In conjunction with Wayahead Training

Upcoming dates TBC


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