DofE Expedition Assessors' Accreditation Course

Open / 9.30 - 4.00 / Girlguiding North West England, Guiding Road, Preston, PR2 5PD

The DofE provides a nationally recognised Accreditation Scheme for Expedition Assessors (EAAS). The aim of the EAAS is to prepare and accredit Assessors to undertake expedition assessments.

This one day course will equip you with all the skills you need to ensure a common understanding of the role of Expedition Assessors. It will allow you to gather a comprehensive understanding of the 20 conditions of the Expedition section. You will have a chance to engage with your peers to establish a positive and supportive approach to the assessment process.

Essential Information

Date: Saturday 9 March 2019 
Time: 9.30 am - 4.00 pm
Venue: Girlguiding North West England HQ, Guiding Road, Preston, PR2 5PD

Cost: £5.00 (you can claim this back from your county, along with your travel expenses) 
 Lunch and hot drinks will be provided

Don’t forget to bring – Notepad, pens and enthusiasm

Pre-course Requirements

All participants should complete the DofE online e-induction knowledge check and the Expedition Assessor online pre-course learning, and bring letters of completion to the course. These can be found here. On receipt of your application, you will be sent further information and a delegate application form (EAAS/3). Please fill in your details and sections A and B of the form and bring it with you. Photos to accompany the form will be taken and sections C and D will be completed on the day. Following this one day course, you will be required to complete a supported assessment within two years in order to complete the accreditation process.

Please note that there will be an administrative fee of £5.20 when you apply to CHQ for accreditation which can be claimed back from your County.

How to Apply

Please let your County Commissioner know that you are attending the event. Complete the booking form at the bottom of the information flyer, and send it together with a cheque to: Girlguiding North West England, Guiding Road, Preston, PR2 5PD. Please make cheques payable to ‘The Guide Association NWE.

The deadline to apply is Saturday 23 February 2019 

*Payments for this event are regrettably non-refundable. However, if for any reason the event is cancelled a full refund will be provided.