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Duke of Edinburgh Expedition Supervisor Training Course 27th May 2017

27 May 2017, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


The role of the Expedition Supervisor is a crucial one. Supervisors ensuring the safety of the participants whilst on an expedition and in maintaining the standards of the DofE. On this course you will learn about the ethos and  the requirements of the Expedition Section. You will also learn what remote supervision is, why it’s so important to the DofE Award and a variety of remote supervision techniques.

When you attend the course you’ll receive a handout pack. This will include a range of resources for you to use with your group and a copy of the official DofE Expedition Guide.

Who can attend this course? Which DofE Roles would find it useful?

This course is ideal for anyone involved with a DofE group who is looking to gain an understanding of the expedition section. You don’t need any technical outdoor skills or qualifications to attend. This course is idea for DofE leaders, centre coordinators, freelance outdoor instructors, and volunteers. Some Licensed Organisations (LOs) and Approved Activity Providers (AAPs) may require you to attend this course before leading an expedition.

Please note, that this course does not equip you with the technical skills required to lead an expedition. We offer Outdoor First Aid Courses, National Governing Body Awards and other courses DofE Leaders may find useful.

What are the Prerequisites

Learners should complete the free online e-induction module, and print off their letter/certificate of completion. This is available at: www.DofEtraining.org/induction/content.html

Our Tutors

Our Tutors of the DofE Expedition Supervisors training course are all Duke of Edinburgh’s Supervisors with years of experience. We use blended learning which includes; interactive sessions, scenarios and scenario based case studies to make sure that you have a fun and enjoyable learning experience.

What does the course cover?
  • The roles that adults play in the Expedition section.
  • The three levels of supervision and how to use them.
  • What a Supervisor needs to do prior to, during and after an expedition.
  • Safety and emergency procedures and how they relate to expeditions.
  • The duty of care for a Supervisor.
  • How to become a proactive Supervisor.


20 available
ESTC£55.00One place on our May ESTC

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27 May 2017
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Andy Hart


Pinkston Watersports
75 North Canal Street
Glasgow, G4 9XP United Kingdom
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0141 332 5636