Training

Adult Training

There are a range of training options with our Outdoor Education Service: All courses and activities are available to anyone with an interest.

It may be possible to tailor opportunities. 

  • award itself and the award’s expedition section
  • skills that leaders need to organise and supervise young people outdoors in a safe way
  • other skills for leaders and outdoor enthusiasts

The Award itself and the Expedition section: 

Dates for your Diary: –

Thursday September 24 Intro to the DofE

Thursday November 14 DofE Expedition/Supervisor

Sunday December 8 DofE Expedition/Supervisor

Sunday January 19 2020 Intro to the DofE 

Friday February 7 2020 DofE Expedition/Supervisor

Thursday March 26 2020 DofE Expedition/Supervisor

Sunday April 26 2020 Intro to the DofE

In a rush? Award Training can be found here 

       

Skills that leaders need to organise and supervise young people outdoors in a safe way

  • safeguarding: click here
  • 16hr First Aid: click here
  • SWMM – Coastal, Countryside and Moorland, with camping endorsement: click here
  • Mountain Bike Instructor Award Scheme: click here

Other skills for leaders and outdoor enthusiasts 

  • At Carey OE Centre, Wareham: click here
  • At Weymouth OE Centre, Weymouth : click here 
    • Sailing. Kayaking, Canoeing. Paddle Boarding, Rock Climbing, Scrambling, Abseiling, Rock Hopping, Orienteering, Indoor Caving, Archery, Forest Adventure, Bushcraft, Launch Rib Expedition, Team Challenge, Coasteering, Corporate Team Building 

Children and Young People

Courses for children, young people and adults at Weymouth OE Centreclick here

Residential or day visits to schools at Carey OE Centreclick here

Educational visits to, and by, the Ancient Technology Centreclick here

Field Studies courses at Leeson Houseclick here

  • Day Visits to Leeson House, near Swanage: click here

Find out more about all of our training and activity options by contacting Dorset Outdoor Education Service.