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• ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY
DofE Three Month Skills Section Course: Comic Collecting
Superheroes rule the world – well in comics they do!
Thousands of fans flock to comic conventions all around the world!
Hoping to find the perfect comic edition to complete their collection or meet the latest actor who has taken on the role of their comic book hero in the cinema.
It all started with the humble cartoon comic book which entered mass circulation back in the 1930s.
In this U:Bee Online Three Month course find out all about the history of comics, which are the valuable titles, how to start your own collection, comic art appreciation and how to grade the quality of comics.
At the end of your course you will receive your U:Bee Completion Certificate and Assessor’s Report, ready for you to use to complete your skills section.
This course is ideal for anyone with an interest in art, building collections or film and TV series.
• HOW DOES THIS COURSE HELP ANYONE WORKING TO ACHIEVE THEIR BRONZE OR SILVER DUKE OF EDINBURGH’S AWARD?
The course is provided by U:Bee Online who are a licensed Skills Section Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. This means the courses we offer can fulfil all the requirements of the skills section at Bronze or Silver Level. Choose the correct length of course you need from our selection of three or six month long courses.
Please use our online message service on our website if you need to ask us any questions about the courses.
• HOW IS THE COURSE DELIVERED?
The course material is delivered over a three month period into your online U:Bee Learners Dashboard. The course material is informative and encourages you to do your own personal research and practice. You will also be encouraged to listen to the U:Bee #BeTheBestYouCanBe Podcast and read the U:Bee online magazine, BUZZ.
• WILL I RECEIVE THE INFORMATION I NEED FOR MY e-DofE?
Yes! When you enrol for the course you will be provided with all the information you need to complete your e-DofE. On completion, you will be given an Assessor’s Report and a Completion Certificate.
Remember – U:Bee Online is a licensed AAP, so the courses meet the high-quality standards required by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award BUT you should always check with your Leader or Teacher that they are happy with your choice.
• WHEN CAN I START?
Today! As soon as you enrol you can begin your skills section.
• WILL I NEED TO SPEND MORE MONEY TO FINISH THIS COURSE?
You can finish the course and not spend any extra money. We give you lots of ideas about places to find free information and resources and how you can start your collection at low or no cost.
• DO I NEED PERMISSION TO START THIS COURSE?
If you are 16+years, No! If you are under 16, Yes! You must be 13+years to take part in U:Bee Online Courses. Your parent or responsible adult will have to tick to say they agree to you doing the course if you need the permission of an adult.
• WHAT IF I DON’T LIKE THE COURSE?
We offer a 30 day refund period. However, this does mean we can’t give you any certificate or assessor’s report.
• CAN I CONTACT YOU? I HAVE ANOTHER QUESTION
We’d love to hear from you. You may find the answer on the FAQ page at www.ubee.org.uk but if not…….either email us on [email protected] OR use the LiveChat facility on www.ubee.org.uk.
If it’s out of working hours, send us a message and we will get back to you asap.