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ESTC010791 – 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.

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

Prior to attending the course, delegates must have completed the DofE’s online e-induction and have a letter of completion, been approved by their LO or AAP and have sufficient technical competence to undertake the practical elements of the course i.e. basic navigation and camp craft skills.

Each LO/AAP will need to ensure that potential Expedition Supervisors have the appropriate technical skills and people skills.  Please note that completion of this course does not entitle a delegate to supervise DofE expeditions.  This authorisation is given by each DofE/JAI LO/AAP in accordance with their guidelines and requirements.

For more information please see:  www.dofe.org/en/content/cms/leaders/training/estc/

To book a place on the course please complete the ESTC booking form at the bottom of this page and forward to The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, Unit 4 Lower Ground Floor, Forestgrove Business Park, Newtownbreda Road, Belfast, BT8 6AW or email to [email protected]  Payment or billing instructions must be received in order to secure a place on the course.

It is strongly advised that you ensure that you have the approval of your LO’s DofE Manager or AAP Manager before submitting your booking form.  Please also refer to the cancellation terms and conditions on the reverse of the booking form.

Course date:
10/03/2018
Course venue:
DofE N Ireland Office Course, Unit 4 Lower Ground Floor, Forestgrove Business Park, Newtownbreda Road
Course fee:
£60.00 for LO staff and £90.00 for AAP staff
Course postcode:
BT8 6AW
Course town:
Belfast
Course Director:
Julie McGimpsey
Course directors' email: