Training Centre

The DofE is committed to ensuring high quality training is in place for DofE Leaders and volunteers that run our programmes. Scroll down for all available online training courses and click on each for detailed information, resources and downloads.

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E-introduction Training Course

Basic introduction to the DofE, its principles and explanation of roles, responsibilities and safety information. Required before Introduction to the DofE course.

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Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme

Prepares Assessors to undertake the role, with 20 expedition section conditions to help facilitate young people’s success.

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Introduction to the DofE

Covers the mission and principles of the DofE, as well as providing an overview of levels, sections and timescales of the Award.

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Introduction to the Expedition section

Provides an understanding of the programme requirements for a DofE expedition. Required before Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme course.

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Expedition Supervisor Training Course

Helps Supervisors understand their role and tasks, manage risk and provide the best quality expedition experience possible for all young people.

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DofE Leadership Programme Training Course

Supports new and existing DofE Leaders to manage groups, improve teamwork and leadership skills.

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Award Verifier Training Course

Compulsory learning package for Award Verifiers, equipping them with the necessary programme and practical knowledge.

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DofE Expedition Skills Training Course

Basic expedition skills course, giving staff the skills needed to support DofE expedition delivery and training.

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Modular Training Framework

Information on the learning outcomes and supporting flyers for each of the MTF modules, plus information for potential trainers.

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Training opportunities for DofE Leaders

A simple way to search for training opportunities by course, location, cost or date.

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Directors/Tutors training materials

Trainer notes, delegate materials and supporting resources for trainers to run DofE Modular Training Framework courses.