Have you decided what you’re doing for your DofE skills section?

From financial literacy to creative arts and aviation, our DofE Approved Activity Providers (AAPs) and partners offer fantastic opportunities for Bronze and Silver participants like you.

Whether you’re passionate about cooking, technology, or developing new life skills, there’s something for everyone.

Read on to find the perfect experience for you. For even more opportunities from our AAPs, please visit the Opportunity Finder.

HSBC Smart Money Skill: Bronze/Silver

Release your financial potential by building knowledge and skills that will put you in charge of your money. Get ahead in banking; shut down fraudsters; build smarter budgets and learn what it takes to reach your savings goals.



The KC Classroom

Unlock your cooking potential with The KC Classroom’s DofE Cook-at-Home course!

Perfect for Bronze & Silver Awards, learn to whip up delicious meals from scratch, all from your own kitchen. Gain essential life skills while having fun.

Join today for just £3.23/week and start cooking up success!

Be-Zing – Inspiring Creative Minds

Be-Zing offers 3, 6, and 12-month online DofE skills courses.

From cooking, flower arranging, upcycling, party planning and more.

Designed for teens, our courses build life skills, confidence, and creativity. Start anytime, learn flexibly, and get online support.

Touch-type Read and Spell

Learn the important life skill of touch-typing at the same time as enhancing your literacy skills with a 10% discount.

The TTRS platform provides an easy-to-follow comprehensive course plus additional subjects related to your curriculum studies and areas of interest.




Why not empower your technology future with Spark4Kids’ DofE computer coding, games design and touch-typing courses?

Accelerate your learning, encourage critical thinking, and enhance your creativity.

Find out more and book a Spark4Kids Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Skills course.



Online cookery lessons with a weekly recipe challenge, video tutorial and personalised feedback for your Bronze and Silver Award.

Choose from Meat and Fish, Vegetarian or Vegan with Dairy free or Gluten free options, and Sweet Treats.


Civil Aviation Authority

Elevate your DofE Skills section with the Civil Aviation Authority!

Dive into aviation, meteorology, and air traffic control. Gain hands-on experience, enhance your knowledge, and explore career opportunities in aviation.

Perfect for aspiring pilots and enthusiasts. Join us for a journey into the fascinating world of flight!

IBM SkillsBuild

Explore IBM’s exciting SkillsBuild platform for free online courses tailored to you.  Including 1000s of options, like:

  • Preparing for Your First Job
  • AI Fundamentals
  • Explorations into Mindfulness (plus much more!)

You can earn industry recognised certificates while building skills for future employment. Sign-up is easy!