Independent participants

Information for those looking to enrol as an individual participant

Those who don't wish to join an open Award centre can choose to enrol as an independent participant.

You will only be able to apply to be an independent participant if you are currently a resident within Hampshire. Do not complete an enrolment form if you are not.

Independent participants can begin the DofE Award at any level, online and independently without the need to attend weekly sessions at a local DofE centre.

Once registered, DofE activities can be progressed in the participants own time and with dedicated support from a DofE adviser by email and telephone.

Enrolment process

  1. Complete the participant enrolment form
  2. Await confirmation that the form has been received
  3. You will be sent a link to pay for your participant place
  4. You will be registered as an “Independent Participant” on eDofE.
  5. Log in to eDofE and complete the sign up process. A welcome pack will be sent out to the address you register with eDofE.
  6. A DofE adviser will call you to discuss your Award sections and expedition/residential opportunities. You will complete these online with your adviser.
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