Training

In the Central England Region we offer the following courses:

* Introduction to the DofE (ITTDofE).
* Expedition Supervisors Course (ESTC).
* Expedition Assessor Accreditation Course (EAAS).
* DofE Manager Inductions.
* DofE Award Verifier Course.

To book a place on a course please contact the course director named in the full listings further down the page.
Please note: All courses are closed 1 week prior to course date.

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Please be aware that incomplete booking forms will not be accepted and your place is not booked until confirmed by the course administrator.

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

Course Code: IttDofE010476
Course Date: 12/12/2017 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road
Course Town: Sutton Coldfield
Course Postcode: B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:[email protected]

Course Code:ITTDofE010850
Course Date: 06/01/2018 9am-12 noon
Course Venue: Bury Fire Station Community Room
Course Address: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Course Postcode: IP33 3AT
Course Fee: £40
Course Director: Rachel Tomkins
Course Director’s email: [email protected]

Course Code: IttDofE010477
Course Date: 18/01/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road
Course Town: Sutton Coldfield
Course Postcode: B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:[email protected]

Course Code: IttDofE010488
Course Date: 15/02/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road
Course Town: Sutton Coldfield
Course Postcode: B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:  [email protected]

Course Code: IttDofE010489
Course Date: 13/03/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road
Course Town: Sutton Coldfield
Course Postcode: B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:  [email protected]

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Managing a DofE Group

This course will help develop a range of organisational skills enabling Managers and Leaders to successfully manage a DofE Centre.

Course Code:MAG010848
Course Date: 06/01/2018 1pm-4pm
Course Venue: Bury Fire Station Community Room
Course Address: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Course Postcode: IP33 3AT
Course Fee: £40
Course Director: Rachel Tomkins
Course Director’s email: [email protected]


Expedition Supervisors 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 Expediton Section .

Both modules are available at www.DofEtraining.org
Please attach a copy of your completion letters to your course booking form; your booking form will not be accepted without it.

Find more information on this course here

Courses Available

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 Expediton Section .

Both modules are available at www.DofEtraining.org
Please attach a copy of your completion letters to your course booking form; your booking form will not be accepted without it.

Find more information on this course here

Courses Available

Course Code: ESTC010696
Course Date: 24/11/2017 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Norwich School for Girls
Course Address: 95 Newmarket Road
Course Town: Norwich
Course Postcode: NR2 2HU
Course Fee: Free of charge for delegates transitioning from Norwich. All other delegates £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:  [email protected]e.org

Course Code: ESTC010695
Course Date: 13/01/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Cliff Park Ormiston
Course Address: Gorleston-on-Sea,
Course Town: Great Yarmouth
Course Postcode: NR31 6TA
Course Fee: Free of charge for delegates transitioning from Norwich. All other delegates £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:  [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010593
Course Date:23/01/2018
Course Venue: Wigmore High School, 1 Ford Street, Wigmore, Leominster, HR6 9UW
Course Fee: £65
Course Director: Wyndham James
Course Director’s email: [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010677
Course Date:25/01/2018
Course Venue: Burton Borough School, Audley Avenue, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7DS
Course Fee: Free of charge for delegates operating in Telford and Wrekin. All other delegates £65.00
Course Director: Wyndham James
Course Director’s email: [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010331
Course Date:27/01/2018
Course Venue: Jubilee Hall, Church Road, Theberton, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4SA
Course Fee: Delegates operating under Suffolk County Council £50. External delegates to attend first day only £70
Course Director: Rachel Tomkins
Course Director’s email: [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010693
Course Date:23/02/2018
Course Venue: Springwood High School, King’s Lynn, PE30 4AW
Course Fee: Delegates operating under Suffolk County Council £50. External delegates to attend first day only £70
Course Director: Rachel Tomkins
Course Director’s email: [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010844
Course Date: 25/02/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Caistor Grammar School
Course Address: Church Street, Caistor, Lincolnshire, LN7 6QJ
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Directors email:  [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010357
Course Date:02/03/2018 – 03/03/2018 Residential
Course Venue: The Bidwell Centre, Mundford Road, Thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1LZ
Course Fee: Delegates operating under Suffolk County Council to attend both days £135. External delegates to attend first day only £70
Course Director: Rachel Tomkins
Course Director’s email: [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010486
Course Date: 08/03/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Offices
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75-5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Directors email:  [email protected]

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Find more information on this course here

Please request a booking form and after completion send it to your DofE Manager or AAP Manager for approval. Please allow at least 3 weeks for this process.

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 attach a copy of your completion letters (or course certificate) to your course booking form; your booking form will not be accepted without these 2 items. If you have any queries please give us a call 0121 308 9470.

Courses available

Course Code: EAAS010352
Course Date: 25/11/2017 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Broadleas Centre
Course Address: Broadleas, St Ives, Cambridgeshire PE27 5QB
Course Fee: £45 per delegate within the Licenced Organisation, £55 per delegate outside the Licenced Organisation.
Course Director: Tracy Grant
Course Directors email: [email protected]

Course Code: EAAS010668
Course Date: 05/12/2017
Course Venue: Reepham High School and College, Whitwell Road, Norfolk, NR10 4JT
Course Fee: Two free places for Reepham for hosting, they will provide refreshments free of charge. Schools in Norfolk part funded by Bernard Matthews funding cost to delegate £35. All other delegates £65.
Some attendees maybe strive for silver programme and maybe eligible for further funding.
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Directors email [email protected]

Course Code: EAAS010639
Course Date: 12/12/2017
Course Venue: Lea Green Centre, Lea, Main Road, DE4 5GJ
Course Fee: £50 for delegates inside the LO, £65 for delegates outside the LO
Course Director: Heather Staple
Course Director’s email: [email protected]

Course Code: EAAS010478
Course Date: 25/01/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road
Course Town: Sutton Coldfield
Course Postcode: B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:[email protected]

Course Code: EAAS010331
Course Date: 27/01/2018
Course Venue: Jubilee Hall
Course Address: Jubilee Hall, Church Road, Theberton, Leiceston, IP16 4SA
Course Fee: £50 per delegate within the LO £70 per delegate outside the LO
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Directors email:  [email protected]

Course Code: EAAS010479
Course Date: 28/02/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road
Course Town: Sutton Coldfield
Course Postcode: B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:  [email protected]

Course Code: EAAS010594
Course Date:20/03/2018
Course Venue: Wigmore High School, 1 Ford Street, Wigmore, Leominster, HR6 9UW
Course Fee: £65
Course Director: Wyndham James
Course Director’s email: [email protected]

Course Code: EAAS010487
Course Date: 21/03/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road
Course Town: Sutton Coldfield
Course Postcode: B75 5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:[email protected]

Course Code: EAAS010676
Course Date:22/03/2018
Course Venue: Burton Borough School, Audley Avenue, Newport, Shropshire, TF10 7DS
Course Fee: Delegates from Tekford and Wrekin LO’s are fee of charge from migration funding. Delegates from outside Telford and Wrekin fee of £65. Lunch will be provided.
Course Director: Wyndham James
Course Directors 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.

Course Code: LC010862
Course Date: 22/11/2017 10:00 – 15:00
Course Venue: Harlington Upper School, Goswell End Road, Harlington, Bedfordshire, LU5 6NX
Course Fee: Free
Course Director: Pam Vincent
Course Directors email [email protected]

Course Code: LC010754
Course Date: 23/11/2017 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Eckington School, Dronfield Road, Eckington, Sheffield, S21 4GN
Course Fee: Free
Course Director: Pam Vincent
Course Directors email [email protected]

Course Code: LC010582
Course Date: 07/12/2017 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: Free
Course Director: Pam Vincent
Course Directors email [email protected]

Course Code: LC010480
Course Date: 24/01/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: Free
Course Director: Pam Vincent
Course Directors email [email protected]

Course Code: LC010817
Course Date: 14/02/2018 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: Free
Course Director: Pam Vincent
Course Directors email [email protected]


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.

Course Code: AV010845
Course Date: 28/11/2017
Course Venue: William Farr School
Course Address: Lincoln Road, Welton, Dunholme, Lincoln, LN2 3JB
Course Fee: £0.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:[email protected]

Course Code: AV010756
Course Date: 29/11/2017
Course Venue: Studley High School
Course Address: Crooks Lane, Studley, B80 7QX
Course Fee: £0.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:[email protected]

Course Code: AV010483
Course Date: 06/12/2017 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £0.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:  [email protected]

Course Code: AV010481
Course Date: 17/01/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £0.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:[email protected]

Course Code: AV010482
Course Date: 01/03/2018 10:00-16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75 5BL
Course Fee: £0.00
Course Director: Lisa Harrison
Course Director’s Email:  [email protected]


Please be aware that incomplete booking forms will not be accepted and your place is not booked until confirmed by the course administrator.

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