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DofE Training

Check out the DofE Training available and what is going on in the Region by Clicking Here.

To find out more information about course's Little Deer Wood run, please visit the Little Deer Wood Courses page.

DofE Training Courses provide Pre-course learning online prior to attending the course. If this applies to you, this can be found at: http://www.dofetraining.org.


Upcoming Courses and Training

Activity First Aid - QA Level 2 (RQF)
Saturday 9th – Sunday 10th March 2019

This course deals with issues involved with care of casualties in a remote setting. It includes primary and secondary surveys of a casualty, first aid equipment and how you may adapt and improvise your own equipment to support your first aid kit. A lot more emphasis is placed on incident management.  We assume minimal outdoor equipment is available. There are plenty of opportunities to practice first aid.

This 2 day (16 hour) course is recognised by the National Governing Bodies and AALS such as the Mountain Leader Training, Countryside Leader AwardBritish Canoe UnioBritish Cycling, Forrest Schools, British Association of Snowsport Instructors etc. Be sure to check your NGB requirements. 

Download Booking Form

To book on to a course please fill in this downloadable booking form and send it to dofe.awards@kirklees.gov.uk
If you require any more information, please contact Steve Dunn.


Countryside Leader Award
2019 - 2020 Dates

The Countryside Leader Award is a recognised qualification that trains and qualifies teachers, youth workers and other members of the community to to lead walking groups in lowland countryside, impart the knowledge and skills needed to undertake a day walk, have responsibility for the care of others while leading a day walk and plan and lead overnight camps.

This qualification is ideal from leaders wanting to run Bronze and possibly silver expeditions in lowland countryside.

More information can be found at www.kirkleesdofe.org/littledeerwood/cla.html

Training: £180
Information Evening - 23rd October 2019
Weekend - 8th - 10th November 2019
Assessment: £180
Weekend - 1st - 3rd May 2020
Combined including NNAS Silver on Passing: £360

Download Booking Form

To book on to this course you must meet the Pre-requisite experience, register with CLA and then fill in and send back the downloadable booking form and send it to dofe.awards@kirklees.gov.uk.
If you require any more information, please contact Danny Kirkpatrick.