DofE (Duke of Edinburgh's Award)

I completed my Bronze and Silver awards through the YMCA in Belfast and Gold with Belfast Activity Centre (BAC). After completing my Gold Award in 2009, I was asked to return to BAC to help with their Bronze group and I have been involved with them ever since.


My DofE timeline is shown below:


Bronze Award Holder - 2006

Silver Award Holder - 2007

Gold Award Holder - 2009


DofE Trainer - 2009 to present

DofE Expedition Supervisor - 2009 to present

DofE Bronze, Silver and Gold Accredited Expedition Assessor - 2012 to present (At the time of completion youngest Gold DofE Assessor in Northern Ireland and third youngest in the United Kingdom)


BEL (Basic Expedition Leadership) Award Holder - March 2010

REC (Rescue Emergency Care) Level 2 (Emergency First Aid) - September 2010

REC (Rescue Emergency Care) Level 3 (First Aid at Work) - September 2013


DofE Northern Ireland - "Introduction to DofE" course - March 2011

DofE Northern Ireland - "Expedition Accessor Accredition Scheme" course - September 2011

DofE Northern Ireland - "Expedition Supervisor" course - April 2012


Executive Member of the DofE NI Youth Committee - 2010 to 2014

Vice Chairperson of the DofE NI Youth Committee - 2012 to 2014

Representative on the DofE Managers group - 2012 to 2014