ABOUT THIS OPPORTUNITY
DofE Skills Section Course: Understanding Endangered Species
Find Out What We Can All Do To Help
It would be the greatest human tragedy if you and your future children were only ever to learn about some of the critically endangered wildlife through the internet and TV programmes. This is a growing reality as they become extinct, in our lifetime.
As awareness grows, there is a lot we can do. And in this 12-week course, you will discover information on a number of the most critically endangered species, the threats they are facing and what is being done to protect them.
Discover facts about the man made and natural threats facing these animals and why, as you find out more, you may be inspired to get involved in helping preserve them for all our futures.
At the end of the course, you will receive your U:Bee Completion Certificate and Assessor’s Report. This course is ideal for anyone with an interest wildlife, the environment and who may want to get involved in different conservation projects.
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 Skills Section Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. This means the courses we offer fulfil all the requirements of the skills section at Bronze Level and can satisfy the requirements of the Silver Level when chosen as a 12 week course or by the addition of a follow-on course. 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 12 week 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.
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 Courses. Your parent or responsible adult will have to tick to say the agree to you doing the course of 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.