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: 

The Dorset Council Expedition Leader and Assessor Accreditation Training Route can be viewed HERE

DofE courses are currently being offered online. The SW Region is currently offering FREE courses to SW DofE Centres, see HERE  For further opportunities – please go to the DofE Adult Opportunities webpage HERE

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

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.