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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Basic introduction to the DofE, its principles and explanation of roles, responsibilities and safety information. Completing the e-induction is a pre-requisite for attending any MTF course

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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 and Roles

This e-learning module provides an understanding of the programme requirements for a DofE expedition and the supporting expedition roles required. This is a mandatory pre-course module for the EASTC and DES.

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Expedition Assessor and Supervisor Training Course

Equips Expedition Assessors and Supervisors with the practical knowledge and understanding of the principles and conditions of the Expedition section to ensure participants enjoy a safe and high-quality expedition.

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Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme

Leads volunteers through the route to accreditation to become an accredited DofE Expedition Assessor. 

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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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DofE Leadership Programme Training Course

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

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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.

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