North England training

For national training opportunities please visit our Opportunity Finder, or see below.

Opportunity Finder

 

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.

Click here to apply for a place on this course

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.

Click here to apply for a place on this course

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.

Click here to apply for a place on this course

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.

For course dates in the North of England;

Click here to apply for a place

For course dates in the North East England area:

Download a booking form

Venue: West Denton Community Centre, Newcastle upon, Tyne NE5 1DN

Sat/Sun 18/19 April 2020

Tues/Wed  21/22 April 2020

Sat/Sun 16/17 May 2020

Mon/Tues 18/19 May 2020

Mon/Tues 8/9 June 2020

Sat/Sun 13/14 June 2020

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.

Click here to apply for a place on this course

 

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.

Click here for more information; lowland leader training flyer 2020

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

Lowland Leader Training 2019

Course Date: 17-18/03/2020 (Postponed)
Venue: The Anderton Centre, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Course Date: 09-10/05/2020
Venue: The Anderton Centre, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £130

Click Here to apply for a place

 

Course Date: 26-27/09/2020
Venue: The Anderton Centre, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Course Date: 03-04/10/2020
Venue: The Anderton Centre, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Course Date: 23-24/11/2020
Venue: The Anderton Centre, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for place

 

Course Date: 28-29/11/2020
Venue: The Anderton Centre, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Lowland Leader Assessment 2020

Course Date: 27-28/04/2020 – postponed
Venue: Waddow Hall, BB7 3LD
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Course Date: 27-28/06/2020 Fully Booked
Venue: Beeston Outdoor Centre, Tarporley, CW6 9TR
Course Fee: £130

Click Here to apply for a place

 

Course Date: 26-27/09/2020
Venue: The Anderton Centre, PR6 9HG
Course Fee: £130

Click Here to apply for a place

 

Lowland Leader – Blackburn, Blackpool, Lancashire and Cumbria

Lowland Leader Training 2019-20

TBC

Lowland Leader Assessment 2020

Residential Date: 21-22/03/2020 (Postponed)
Venue: Waddow Hall, BB7 3LD
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

Residential Date: 04-05/05/2020
Venue: Smelt Mill Cottages, BB7 3BH
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

Residential Date: 23-24/05/2020
Venue: Smelt Mill Cottages, BB7 3BH
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

Residential Date: 13-14/06/2020
Venue: Smelt Mill Cottages, BB7 3BH
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

Residential Date: 18-19/07/2020
Venue: Smelt Mill Cottages, BB7 3BH
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Lowland Leader – West Yorkshire

Lowland Leader Training 2020

Date: 26-27/06/2020
Venue: Nell Bank Outdoor Centre, LS29 0DE
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Date: 27-28/10/2020
Venue: Nell Bank Outdoor Centre, LS29 0DE
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Lowland Leader Assessment 2020

Date: 25-26/04/2020 – postponed
Venue: Silverwood Scout Camp, Barnsley, S75 4FZ
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Date: 26-27/08/2020
Venue: Bramhope Scout Centre, LS16 9HR
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Lowland Leader – East Yorkshire

Lowland Leader Training 2020

TBC

 

Lowland Leader Assessment 2020

TBC

 

Lowland Leader – North East

Lowland Leader Training 2020

Course Date: 13-14/05/2020
Venue: Allendale Bunkhouse, Northumberland, NE47 9PX
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place

 

Lowland Leader Assessment 2020

Course Date: 23-24/04/2020 – Postponed
Venue: Birdoswald Roman Fort Bunkhouse, Brampton, CA8 7DD
Course Fee: £130

Click here to apply for a place