The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE)
with the Navy Training Corps
You may of heard of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), but don’t know what it is or whether it’s for you. It’s for everyone who likes a challenge. Their mission is simple – ‘to inspire, guide and support young people in their self-development, and recognise their achievements‘.
With the same sense of adventure that drew you to the Navy Training Corps. The DofE takes you through a programme of activities that will leave you a more confident, motivated and capable person.
If you’re 14 or over, then you can begin! Just ask the DofE Leader in your Unit and they’ll help you get started. For more information on DofE, continue reading and follow the link on this page to visit the DofE official website.
Why Do It?
You decide what activities you wish to do under the DoE. Programmes and projects that will get you buzzing, and along the way you’ll pick up experiences, friends and talents that will stay with you for the rest of your life.
“It teaches you a lot about yourself and what you can achieve if you put your mind to it. I support the DofE because I am so grateful to have had the opportunity myself, and I hope other people have the chance too.“
“Employers and universities recognise the value of having people who have a life away from their job – this is where the DofE steps in. It builds confidence, self-esteem and teaches new skills – it’s a great way to collect extra experience to give you the edge!”
Commander Eric Moore, Navy Training Corps, holds a Gold award. He knows first-hand how rewarding the programme is and is helping promote the DofE within the Corps.
Cost of Entry:
- £15.00 for Bronze
- £15.00 for Silver
- £22.00 for Gold
At each of our Units, we will have a trained DofE leader. They will help you to plan your activities and give you and your parents’ advice and guidance. Why not have a chat with them?
There are 4 sections to complete for the DofE
The time spent on a section, depends on the level of award you are doing.
e.g. Bronze you must spend at least 6 months on sections 1-3.
For the Expedition, you do the planning and training and then undertake a 2-day, with an overnight, expedition.
There are many activities you can do in each section, the choice is huge. Within the Navy Training Corps there are activities that easily fit in with what we do, but you choose.
Volunteering – helping a charity or community organisation
Physical – water sports
Skill – Life skills, or Media & communication
Expedition – via a boat or kayak/canoe
So, what is the D of E award?
- Developing skills
- Learning about new things
- Meeting new friends
Our Licence to run the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme:
Captain Tyrrell and Commander Eric Moore shown below, receiving from HRH the Earl of Wessex, the Navy Training Corps licence. Click photo to see others of the day.
To read more about the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – visit http://www.dofe.org
The list below, shows the point of contact for the following Units.
|UNIT||D of E CO-ORDINATOR||D of E LEADER|
|TS Ark Royal||Lt Jackie Cooper||CI Nicolette Platt|
|TS Bulldog||Cdr Eric Moore|
|TS Legion||Sgt Richard Rees-Wyatt|
|TS Ocean||S/Lt Stacey Green||CPO Karl Morgan|
|TS Raleigh||Cdr Eric Moore|
|TS Vengeance||S/Lt Natalie Roberts||Lt (M) Neil Finnegan|
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