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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Courses at a glance

Date Course Area Cost

Places left

28th September Expedition Supervisor Training Course Sutton Coldfield £65 11
28th September DofE Managers Induction Course Norwich £0 11
4th October Introduction to the DofE Loughborough see details below 14
5th October DofE Award Verifier Course Sutton Coldfield £0 14
8th October Expedition Supervisor Training Course Worcestershire £60 10
11th October DofE Managers Induction Course Sutton Coldfield £0  14
17th October Introduction to the DofE Sutton Coldfield £65  14
19th October Expedition Supervisor Training Course Sutton Coldfield  £65  14
31st October Introduction to the DofE Sutton Coldfield  £65  14
2nd November Award Verifier Training Course Telford  free  14
9th November Introduction to the DofE Telford see details below  14
9th November Introduction to the DofE Cambridgeshire see details below 24
18th November Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme Worcestershire see details below 10
25th November Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme Cambridgeshire see details below 24
27th January 2018 Expedition Assessor Acreditation Suffolk see details below 12
2nd March 2018 Expedition Supervisor Training Course Norfolk £135 21

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

Course Code: IttDofE010467
Course date: 04/10/17 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Iveshead School (formerly Hind Leys College)
Course Address: Forest Street, Shepshed
Course Town: Loughborough
Course Postcode: LE12 9DB
Course Fee: £35 per delegate within Leicester City, Leicestershire and Rutland DLCs; £65 per delegate outside these areas
Course Director: Andrea Lynch
Course Directors Email: [email protected]

Course Code: IttDofE010448
Course Date: 17/10/2017 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: Andrea Lynch
Course Director’s Email: [email protected]

Course Code: IttDofE010449
Course Date: 31/10/2017 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: Andrea Lynch
Course Director’s Email: [email protected]

Course Code: IttDofE010531
Course date: 09/11/17 09:30 – 15:30
Course Venue: Holy Trinity Academy
Course Address: Teece Drive, Priorslee, Telford TF2 9SF
Course Fee: Free of charge for delegates transitioning from Telford and Wrekin Council. All other delegates £65.00
Course Director: Andrea Lynch
Course Directors email: [email protected]

Course Code: IttDofE010330
Course date: 11/11/2017 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Broadleas Centre
Course Address: Broadleas Centre, Broadleas,
Course Town: St.Ives,
Course Postcode: PE27 5QB
Course Fee: £45 per delegate within the LO, £55 per delegate outside the LO
Course Director: Tracy Grant
Course Directors 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.


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: ESTC010392
Course Date: 28/09/2017 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: Central England Regionnal Offices
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield, B75-5BL
Course Fee: £65.00
Course Director: Andrea Lynch
Course Directors email: [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010353
Course Date: 08/10/2017
Course Venue: Bishops Wood Centre
Course Address: Crossway Green, Stourport on Severn, DY13 9SE
Course Fee: £60.00
Course Director: Jules Issacs-Garfield
Course Directors email: [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010450
Course Date: 19/10/2017 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: Andrea Lynch
Course Directors email: [email protected]

Course Code: ESTC010357
Course Date: 02/03/2018 – 03/03/2018
Course Venue: The Bidwell Centre
Course Address: Mundford Road, thetford, Norfolk, IP24 1LZ
Course Fee: £135.00
Course Director: Russel Smith
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: EAAS010354
Course Date: 18/11/2017
Course Venue: Bishops Wood Centre
Course Address: Crossway Green, Stourport-on-severn, DY13 9SE
Course Fee: £60.00
Course Director:Christopher Millett
Course Directors email: [email protected]

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: 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: Andrea Lynch
Course Directors email: [email protected];

More courses are listed here


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: LC010400
Course Date: 28/09/2017 10:00 – 16:00
Course Venue: UTC Norfolk, Oldhall Road, Norwich, NR4 6ES
Course Fee: Free
Course Director: Pam Vincent
Course Directors email [email protected]

Course Code: LC010447
Course Date: 11/10/2017 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]


DofE Award Verifier Courses

Verifiers courses are free of charge for 1 delegate for new LOs.
Additional delegates will be charged at £25.00 per head.
Existing LOs will be charged at £25.00 per head for replacement Verifiers.

Course Title: Award Verifier Training Course
Course Code: AV010446
Course Date: 5/10/2017
Course Venue: Central England Regional Office
Course Address: Arthur House, Mere Green Road, Sutton Coldfield
B75 5BL
Course Fee: £0.00
Course Director: Andrea Lynch
Course Director’s Email: [email protected]

Course Title: Award Verifier Training Course
Course Code: AV010530
Course Date: 02/11/2017
Course Venue: Charlton School
Course Address: Apley Avenue, Wellington, Telford, TF1 3FA
Course Fee: £0.00
Course Director: Andrea Lynch
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.

Our supporters

The work that DofE Scotland does to support young people from all backgrounds would not be possible without the generous support of our partners.

Crerar Hotels Trust

Purvis Marquees

The Scottish Government

Brian Souter & The Souter Charitable Trust

Ian and Dorothy Suttie

YouthLink Scotland

Our supporters

The work that DofE Scotland does to support young people from all backgrounds would not be possible without the generous support of our partners.

Crerar Hotels Trust

Purvis Marquees

The Scottish Government

Brian Souter & The Souter Charitable Trust

Ian and Dorothy Suttie

YouthLink Scotland

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