Training

For an up-to-date list of training opportunities for Leaders, please use the Opportunity Finder here.
See the current listings for courses below (please use the filter on the linked page to refine your choice by date/location etc.)

Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme
Expedition Supervisor Training Course
Introduction to the DofE
DofE Expediton Skills (DES)
Lowland Leader
Emergency First Aid at Work
ITC Outdoor First Aid Course
Other

Introduction to eDofE
We are offering FREE eDofE (eDofE is an interactive online system that helps young people manage their DofE programme and Leaders monitor their progress) training opportunities for Leaders/volunteers in the Region.
Please contact your local operations officer for more information.

Introduction to the DofE

The Introduction to the DofE training course will provide you with the information needed to be a DofE Leader and run DofE programmes within a centre. It will put the learning from e-induction into context in a practical way. It is suitable for new DofE Leaders as well as existing Leaders who want to improve their DofE knowledge.

Course Date: 02/10/2017 and 09/10/2017 4.30-7.30pm
Course Venue: DofE North Shields Office, North Tyneside, NE30 1NT
Course Fee: £65

Please download a booking form here

Expedition Supervisors Training Course

The Expedition Supervisor training course covers: understanding the role of the Expedition Supervisor, Assessor and other adults involved in the delivery of the Expedition section; Understanding the process of remote supervision; Understanding the importance of emergency procedures; Understanding the duty of care held by the Supervisor.

Course Date: 18/11/2017 10am-4pm
Course Venue: St John’s Catholic School, DL14 6JT
Course Fee: £65

Please download a booking form here

 

Course Date: 26/02/2018
Course Venue: DofE North East Office, North Tyneside Business Centre, NE30 1NT
Course Fee: £65

Please download a booking form here

Emergency First Aid At Work We are able to offer the HSE approved EFAAW course.

It is appropriate for nominated emergency first aiders, or anyone requiring a comprehensive one day first aid course.

This course can be adapted to suit a particular audience and is ideal for lower risk businesses, in accordance with the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations. The course is run over one day and includes both theory and practical sessions, in a relaxed atmosphere, designed to boost a candidate’s confidence.

Dates to be confirmed

 

 

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Course Date: 25th and 26th September 2017
Course Venue: West Denton, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Course Fee: £100

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Course Date: 9th and 10th October 2017
Course Venue: West Denton, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Course Fee: £100

Please download a booking form here

Course Date: 2nd and 3rd November 2017
Course Venue: West Denton, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Course Fee: £100

Please download a booking form here

Course Date: 7th and 8th December 2017
Course Venue: West Denton, Newcastle Upon Tyne
Course Fee: £100

Please download a booking form here

Mountain Training Lowland Leader Award

The Lowland Leader Award has been designed for people who wish to lead groups on day walks in lowland countryside and woodland in summer conditions (ideally suited to Bronze and Silver).
Before you book onto a Lowland Leader training course, make sure you have recorded a minimum of 10 varied walks in Lowland terrain where the use of a map is required.
The Lowland Leader training course lasts for 2 days, followed by a 2 day assessment.

BBCL (Blackpool, Blackburn, Lancashire and Cumbria)
Lowland Leader Training

Venue: Whitehough outdoor Centre, BB12 9LF
Residential Date: Saturday 23rd – Sunday 24th September 2017

Lowland Leader Assessment

Venue: Smelt Mill Cottages, BB7 3BH
Residential Date: Saturday 10th – Sunday 11th March 2018
Course Fee: £260

For a booking form click here

Lowland Leader Training

Venue: Whitehough outdoor Centre, BB12 9LF
Residential Date: Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd October 2017

Lowland Leader Assessment

Venue: Smelt Mill Cottages, BB7 3BH
Residential Date: Saturday 21st – Sunday 22nd April 2018
Course Fee: £260

For a booking form click here

Lowland Leader Training

Venue: Whitehough outdoor Centre, BB12 9LF
Residential Date: Saturday 11th-Sunday 12th November 2017

Lowland Leader Assessment

Venue: Smelt Mill Cottages, BB7 3BH
Residential Date: Saturday 28th-29th April 2018
Course Fee: £260

For a booking form click here

Greater Manchester & Western (Greater Merseyside, Cheshire, Warrington & Isle of Man)
Lowland Leader Training

Venue: Smelt Mill Cottages, BB7 3BH
Residential Date: Saturday 28th – 29th October 2017 (Fully Booked)

Lowland Leader Assessment

Venue: The Coldwell Activity Centre, BB10 3RD
Residential Date: Saturday 24th – 25th February 2018
Course Fee: £260

For a booking form click here

Lowland Leader Training

Venue: Smelt Mill Cottages, BB7 3BH
Residential Date: Saturday 25th – 26th November 2017 (Fully Booked)

Lowland Leader Assessment

Venue: The Coldwell Activity Centre, BB10 3RD
Residential Date: Saturday 3rd – 4th March 2018
Course Fee: £260

For a booking form click here

DofE Expedition Skills (DES)

The three day course is aimed at staff wanting to get involved with the DofE programme, but may not have much experience within the expedition section or have gained a walking qualification.
The course offers a practical and theoretical approach in developing self-confidence as well as up-skilling the staff to enable them to deliver effective DofE Expeditions.
The course will be delivered by qualified staff from the DofE Regional Office who have a vast amount of experience in delivering expedition training.

 

DES Course

Induction Day: Saturday 23rd September
Induction Venue: North of England Regional Office, L14 5NA
Residential Date: Saturday 14th – 15th October
Residential Venue: The Anderton Centre, Rivington
Course Fee: £176
Requirements: This course is aimed at Schools/Centres in the Greater Manchester, Greater Merseyside, Cheshire, Warrington and Isle of Man area only

For a booking form click here

Other Courses in the North of England
BEL (Basic Expedition Leader)

We are pleased to provide you with contact details of providers who deliver BEL courses on a regular basis. Please contact them direct to enquire about dates available and costs. Martin Simpson, Simonside Outdoor Centre. Email: [email protected] Paul Mitchinson, Telephone: 0191 413 3775 – Mobile: 07786 902586 Email: [email protected]

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