The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

What is The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award?

Duke of Edinburgh Award is a life-changing experience that offers endless opportunity to anyone aged 14-24. Embark on an exciting adventure and a major challenge, whilst you progress through three Award Levels (Bronze, Silver and Gold). Whether you are an adventurous, caring, sporty or creative individual, the DofE will help you to develop the skills and attitudes you need to support you throughout a lifetime of achievement.

What are the benefits?

The Duke of Edinburgh award is an internationally recognised qualification that acts as a passport to a brighter future, valued by employers and universities. Through a personal and unique journey you will be able to thrive from the practical and interpersonal skills you will gain.

  • Communication skills
  • New talents and abilities
  • Presentation skills
  • New friendships
  • Leadership skills
  • Problem solving
  • Team working skills

Find out more

The DofE is all about going the extra mile – gaining new skills, pushing yourself physically, helping others and exploring new territories. Join the millions of young people in the UK have already taken part in the world’s leading youth achievement award – to find out more, visit The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Official Website.


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