Duke of Edinburgh's Award Hillingdon

Discover new interests and talents, develop essential skills for life and work, have fun and meet new people with this life-changing experience.

The Duke of Edinburgh's (DofE) Award is a recognised mark of achievement, which is respected by top employers and a great thing to enhance CVs and university/job applications.

What does the programme include?

Duke of Edinburgh Award logo
There are 4 main sections of a DofE programme (Bronze and Silver level). At Gold level, participants will also undertake a residential activity as part of a team.

  • Volunteering
  • Physical
  • Skills
  • Expedition
  • Residential (only at Gold)

Read more about each section - what activities count and how long to do them.

Duke of Edinburgh's Award - learn a new skill
Any young person can do the DofE programme and it's a great way to set personal challenges, push personal boundaries, improve self-esteem, and build confidence.  You'll also learn develop work and life skills, such as resilience, problem-solving, team-working, communication and drive.

Get in touch

For more information and support on our Duke of Edinburgh Award, email dofe@hillingdon.gov.uk.

You can also follow us on Facebook to see DofE photos, events and discussions.

Page last updated: 18 May 2022