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Did you know that DofE is the world’s leading achievement programme for young people?

At Worthing College you have the opportunity to enrol onto a DofE Silver or Gold programme and can be supported to complete an Award you have already started.

It is consistently rated ‘Number 1’ by employers in terms of evidencing vital real life skills that employers are looking for in addition to academic qualifications.

In a recent poll of 500 UK Senior Managers:

  • 95% regard soft skills as equally or more important than exam results alone.
  • 98% recommended young people invest more time in enhancing soft skills such as communication, teamwork and leadership, to get ahead of the game in the competitive job market.
  • 9/10 business leaders revealed they are more likely to employ a candidate who show evidence of strong ‘soft skills’ and they often progress faster in the workplace.

The Duke of Edinburgh's Award

  • Regular meetings with highly qualified leaders to support all your DofE programme and prepare you for the expeditions
  • Expeditions delivered in house to areas such as Brecon Beacons, Lake District and Snowdonia for Gold.
  • A unique and amazing experience, personal development, meet new friends and have fun!

Want to find out more?

If you are interested in enrolling onto a DofE programme and want to find out more email:

Helen Perry: