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Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme

The Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme (EAAS) training provides a route to accreditation for those who wish to assess DofE/JAI expeditions. Expedition Assessors check that expeditions meet the DofE’s required 20 conditions.

The e-induction and EAAS pre-course e-learning modules must be completed in advance of the course, as well as the Gold Assessor e-learning (for Assessors at Gold level, or those assessing in wild country). Access the e-learning here.

The EAAS training course covers the role and responsibilities of the Expedition Assessor and is normally delivered as a one day course.

You will require to be approved by your Licensed Organisation/Area Network/Approved Activity Provider within two years of attending the training course. Successfully completing the EAAS training and approval by the LO/AN/AAP leads to delegates being accredited as an Expedition Assessor and able to assess expeditions.

Click here for further information and introductory course resources.

Gaisce – The President’s Award and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award work in partnership through the Joint Award Initiative (JAI) to offer Award participants in Northern Ireland a choice of certification for their achievements. This EAAS course will cover the Joint Award Initiative in more detail.

Click here to apply.

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Course venue:
DofE N Ireland Office, Forestgrove Business Park
Course fee:
£105.00 (in house 75.00)
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Course Director:
Keith Fleming