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How many DofE awards are there?

How many DofE awards are there?

There are three awards: bronze, silver and gold.

Who has taken over the Duke of Edinburgh Award?

Prince Edward
Prince Edward will take on Prince Philip’s enduring legacy with the Duke of Edinburgh Award. As the namesake of the award, Prince Philip’s legacy will be felt by participants all over the world. More than six million young people in the UK have taken part in the DofE in the UK since 1956.

Is the DofE award worth it?

Completing your DofE Award is a great attainment, with a self-satisfying “I did it!” Although the award requires a lot of effort, time and dedication, it’s well worth it.

Does the Duke of Edinburgh Award look good on a CV?

A DofE Award also looks good on your CV and can be useful when applying for educational courses and jobs.

How many people get Gold Duke of Edinburgh award?

A record 1,253 young people achieved their Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE) gold award this year.

How many people get DofE Gold annually?

So, it’s uplifting news that 2019/20 saw record-breaking numbers of young people doing DofE; 295,490 started, up 2.6% on last year and 159,051 achieved their Award, up 3.9%.

Who is the next Duke of Edinburgh?

Since he died in 2021, Philip’s Duke of Edinburgh title has belonged to Prince Charles as his eldest son. But the title will be returned to the crown when Prince Charles takes the throne as King, meaning it will be vacant for him to allocate to other Royal Family members.

What happens to the Duke of Edinburgh Award now?

The DofE and the UK Today, the Award forms a core part of many apprenticeships and training schemes in the UK, and employers are actively looking for DofE Award holders when recruiting, citing the important skills of teamwork, resilience and confidence the Award provides.

Do Unis care about DofE?

So, yes, universities do like to see a Duke of Edinburgh Award on your UCAS form, but only insofar as it tells them something about you. They don’t care about it per se.

Is the Duke of Edinburgh Award hard?

Participants need to be 14 for bronze level, 15 for silver and 16 – 24yrs for the gold level. It is a rigorous, challenging award and hard work, with strong commitment required to complete all levels.

Do universities care about DofE?

Do employers care about DofE?

Employers don’t care if someone has done the DofE: they care if someone has a skill that is transferrable to the job in hand, and if that skill was something a person learned on expedition etc then you have indeed answered your own question.