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Leader Training and Opportunities

DofE Training

Check out the DofE Training available and what is going on in the Region by Clicking Here.

To find out more information about course's Little Deer Wood run, please visit the Little Deer Wood Courses page.

DofE Training Courses provide Pre-course learning online prior to attending the course. If this applies to you, this can be found at: http://www.dofetraining.org.


Kirklees Training

Activity First Aid and First Aid at Work Courses
Shepley Bridge Marina, Huddersfield Road Mirfield, WF14 9HR

Kirklees DofE have arranged various First Aid Courses for this Autumn.

All First Aid courses will be held at Little Deer Wood Activity Centre and can be used to validate NGB Instructor Awards such as ML, HML, SPA, BCU, RYA, etc.

Activity First Aid - 30 Sept-1 Oct 2017
Cost £98 - Booking Form

First Aid at Work - 10-12 Oct 2017
Cost £240 - Poster & Booking Form

First Aid at Work - 7-9 Nov 2017
Cost £240 - Poster & Booking Form

Activity First Aid - 25-26 Nov 2017
Cost £98 - Booking Form

To book on to a course please fill in this downloadable booking form and send it to Julie Martin, julie.martin@kirklees.gov.uk
If you require any more information, please contact Denise Bedford.


Basic Expedition Leader Course and Assessment
Induction Evening 6.30 – 9.30 Thursday 6th July
Course runs on various dates through the summer, please see poster.
Arena Centre, Moorlands Road, Off Boothroyd Lane, Dewsbury, WF13 2LF

The Sports Leaders UK Level 3 Certificate in Basic Expedition Leadership (BEL) is a nationally recognised qualification that trains and qualifies teachers, youth workers and other members of the community to:

  • Lead walking groups in lowland countryside
  • Impart the knowledge and skills needed to undertake a day walk
  • Have responsibility for the care of others while leading a day walk in lowland countryside
  • Plan and lead overnight base and mobile camps

COST: £425 which includes The National Navigation Award (Silver Level)

Poster and Booking Form

To book on the course please contact:  Teresa Moxon on 01484 221000 or teresa.moxon@kirklees.gov.uk. If you require any more information, please contact Cliff on 07966 598627 / 01484 221000 and ask for Cliff Greenwood or e mail cliff.greenwood@kirklees.gov.uk