Duke of Edinburgh’s Award



ELC Outdoor Learning Service provides a wide range of support for school and community groups within East Lothian. ELC Outdoor Learning operates DofE as part of East Lothian Council DofE Operating Authority

Introduction to DofE

Expedition Supervisor Training Course

Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme

Teaching Navigation for DofE Leaders

Teaching Campcraft for DofE Leaders

East Lothian DofE Leaders meetings

 

 

Expedition Supervisor Training Course

Course Overview
Understanding the role of the Expedition Supervisor, Assessor and other adults involved in the delivery of the Expedition section. Understanding the process of remote supervision. Understanding the importance of emergency procedures. Understanding the duty of care held by the Supervisor.

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Pre-requisites
Have completed the DofE’s e-induction and has a letter of completion. Have been approved by their Licensed Organisation/AAP to attend the course. Have sufficient technical competence to undertake the practical elements of the course i.e. basic navigation and campcraft skills

Course notes and equipment list
Training page DofE website

GTCS Professional Update – Standard for Career-Long Professional Learning

 1.3 / 3.1.6


 

 

Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme Training Course

Course Overview
The Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme (EAAS) provides the opportunity for new Expedition Assessors to have their training, skills and learning accredited by the DofE and nationally recognised. The programme has been designed to provide Expedition Assessors with a clear and consistent understanding of their role and responsibilities as an Assessor. increase your knowledge of the Expedition section. Have the opportunity to network with other Expedition Assessors. Achieve a nationally recognised accreditation. Have, once accredited, the Expedition Assessor’s ID card, which gives you a 20% discount at Cotswold stores across the UK. Be qualified to assess in a variety of situations and locations across the UK.

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Pre-requisites
Route to Accreditation

Course notes and equipment list
Training page DofE website

GTCS Professional Update – Standard for Career-Long Professional Learning

 1.3 / 3.1.6


 

 

Introduction to the DofE

Course Overview
The mission and guiding principles of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award are 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 and 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.

Booking
Please contact Jennifer Purves (jpurves@eastlothian.gov.uk) for bookings.

Pre-requisites
Prior to attending this course, all delegates must have completed the online e-induction module

Course notes and equipment list
Training page DofE website

GTCS Professional Update – Standard for Career-Long Professional Learning

 1.3 / 3.1.6


 

 

ELC DofE Leaders Meeting

Please note this course is for East Lothian groups only

Course Overview

Meetings to allow all ELC D of E Leaders to keep in touch, network, receive updates on the awards and share good practice.

Booking

Please contact Jennifer Purves (jpurves@eastlothian.gov.uk) for bookings

Dates

Available on request

This meeting will include……info on new DofE updates – a chance to review current practice & share experiences with other DofE Leaders.  All DofE leaders are strongly encouraged to come along (no matter how big or small their role is) so that everyone feels confident in running the DofE.

Please contact Jennifer Purves (jpurves@eastlothian.gov.uk) for other dates.

Pre-requisites

ELC DofE Leader or interested in becoming a ELC DofE Leader

Course notes and equipment list

Training page DofE website

GTCS Professional Update – Standard for Career-Long Professional Learning

 1.3 / 3.1.6

 

Teaching Navigation for DofE Leaders

Course Overview

This course is designed for staff who have the responsibility for training DofE groups prior to and during their training expedition in the area of navigation.

Click here for course dates, times & costs and how to book

Pre-requisites Must be personally competent at navigation using a map and compass.

Teaching Campcraft for DofE Leaders

Course Overview

This course is designed for staff who have the responsibility for training DofE groups prior to and during their training expedition in the area of campcraft.

Click here for course dates, times & costs and how to book

Pre-requisites Must have experience of personal camping and the use of camping stoves.

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