Training

For an up-to-date list of training opportunities for Leaders, please use the Opportunity Finder here. Please use the filter on the linked page to refine your choice by date/location etc

 

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: 17/03/2018 10-4pm
Course Venue: The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Knotty Ash Centre, 251 East Prescot Road, LIVERPOOL. L14 5NA
Course Fee: £65

Please download a booking form

Course Date: 16/06/2018 10-4pm
Course Venue: The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Knotty Ash Centre, 251 East Prescot Road, LIVERPOOL. L14 5NA
Course Fee: £65

Please download a booking form

 

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: 03/02/2018
Peat Rigg Outdoor Centre, Cropton, Pickering, YO18 8EX
Course Fee: £65

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Course Date: 29/01/2018
Course Venue: 
Course Fee: £70
Email [email protected] for a booking form

 

Expedition Assessors Accreditation Scheme

The Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme (EAAS) provides the opportunity for new Expedition Assessors to have their training, skills and learning accredited by the DofE and nationally recognised.The programme has been designed to provide Expedition Assessors with a clear and consistent understanding of their role and responsibilities.

Course Date: 04/02/2018 10-4pm
Course Venue: Peat Rigg Outdoor Centre, Cropton, Pickering YO18 8EX
Course Fee: £65

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Course Date: 02/03/2018 10-4pm
Course Venue: Hazel Grove High, Jacksons Lane, Hazel Grove SK7 5JX
Course Fee: £65

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Course Date: 17/03/2018 10-4pm
Course Venue: The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Knotty Ash Centre, 251 East Prescot Road, LIVERPOOL. L14 5NA
Course Fee: £65

Please download a booking form

Course Date: 16/06/2018 10-4pm
Course Venue: The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Knotty Ash Centre, 251 East Prescot Road, LIVERPOOL. L14 5NA
Course Fee: £65

Please download a booking form

Course Date: 05/02/2018
Course Venue: 
Course Fee: £70
Email [email protected] for a booking form

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

ITC Outdoor First Aid Course

Our 16 hour ITC Outdoor First Aid course is very appropriate for DofE Leaders and validates all outdoor instructor awards, e.g. ML, WGL, BEL, SPA, BCU, RYA, MBLA. This 2 day course awards you with an ITC Certificate in Outdoor First Aid AND an HSE recognised Emergency First Aid at Work certificate. It is the course of choice for many outdoor practitioners.

Course Date: 26th and 27th January
Course Venue: Anderton Centre, New Road, Chorley, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £100

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Course Date: 23rd and 24th February
Course Venue: WhiteHough TBC
Course Fee: £100

Course Date: 16th and 17th March 2018
Course Venue: Anderton Centre, New Road, Chorley, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £100

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Course Date: 14th and 15th April
Course Venue: WhiteHough TBC
Course Fee: £100

Course Date: 18th and 19th May 2018
Course Venue: Anderton Centre, New Road, Chorley, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £100

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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.

North East

DES Course 

Induction Day: 19th January 2018 FULLY BOOKED
Induction Venue: Bromley Grange, Northumberland, NE43 7RX

Residential Date: 20th-21st January 2018
Residential Venue: Bromley Grange, Northumberland, NE43 7RX
Course Fee: £176

Requirements: This course is aimed at Schools/Centres in the North East area.

For a booking form click 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.

 

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

Lowland Leader Training 2018

You must book on to ONE Training Residential and ONE Assessment Residential. Please only book a place if you can commit to the dates.

Venue: Whitehough Outdoor Centre, BB12 9LF FULLY BOOKED
Residential Date:  Saturday 24th-Sunday 25th February 2018
Course Fee: £260

Venue: Whitehough Outdoor Centre, BB12 9LF
Residential Date: Saturday 7th- Sunday 8th April 2018
Course Fee: £260

For a booking form click here

Lowland Leader Assessment 2018

Venue: Smelt Mill, BB7 3BH FULLY BOOKED
Residential Date: Saturday 2nd – Sunday 3rd June 2018
Course Fee: £260

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

For a booking form click here

 

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

 

Lowland Leader Training 2018

You must book on to ONE Training Residential and ONE Assessment Residential. Please only book a place if you can commit to the dates.

Venue: Hotherstall Lodge, Lancashire, PR3 2XB FULLY BOOKED
Residential Date: 10/02/18 -11/02/18
Course Fee: £260

Venue: Coldwell Activity Centre, BB10 3RD FULLY BOOKED
Residential Date: 17/02/18 -18/02/18
Course Fee: £260

Venue: Smelt Mill, Trough Road, BB7 3BH FULLY BOOKED
Residential Date: 13/03/18 – 14/03/18 (midweek)
Course Fee: £260

For a booking form click here

Lowland Leader Assessment 2018

Venue: Whitehough Outdoor Centre, Barley, BB12 9LF FULLY BOOKED
Residential Date: 12/05/18 – 13/05/18
Course Fee: £260

Venue: Whitehough Outdoor Centre, Barley, BB12 9LF FULLY BOOKED
Residential Date: 19/05/18 – 20/05/18
Course Fee: £260

Venue: Whitehough Outdoor Centre, Barley, BB12 9LF (FULLY BOOKED)
Residential Date: 19/06/18 – 20/06/18 (midweek)
Course Fee: £260

For a booking form click here

 

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