This course is run by Central Region DofE

Course Content

  • The mission and guiding principles of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
  • Understanding DofE levels, sections, timescales and the development of DofE programmes
  • The DofE structure and how it supports you
  • The key roles of DofE Leaders
  • How to ensure that the programme is based around the needs of the young people
  • Information on the range of resources available to help you
  • Good practice in the delivery of DofE programmes.

The Introduction to the DofE training course will provide you with the information needed to be a DofE Leader and run DofE programmes within a centre. It will put the learning from e-induction into context in a practical way.

It is suitable for new DofE Leaders as well as existing Leaders who want to improve their DofE knowledge.


  • Increases your confidence in how to deliver quality DofE programmes to young people
  • Nationally recognised certificate
  • Increases your knowledge of the DofE
  • Offers the opportunity to network with other Leaders
  • Fun and interactive


Before attending the course all delegates must have completed the online e-induction module which is available free at and provide it prior to the course beginning.

Delivery: This course is delivered over 2 evenings based at Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge.

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Course Dates:

Please contact us for forthcoming available courses


Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge

Cost: £55

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