This page contains up to date copies of all forms required for use by groups working under the Oxfordshire Open Award Operating Authority, plus links to a few from the DofE Head Office.

With the exception of the Oxfordshire Open Award Enrolment Form and the Skills Map, most of these forms are for the use of DofE Group leaders and expedition venture leaders - not participants.

Underlined links Simply click on a link to download the form. In some cases this will instead take you to the external site that hosts the form.

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DofE Skills Map

A 'Skills Map' has been produced to help participants to reflect on the skills they have gained from each section of the award. The map can be used for each level by participants as an evaluation tool or simply as a record of what they have achieved. This is now included in a new brochure sent to all Gold completions with their badge/brooch, with a particular emphasis on using this information when preparing CVs, UCAS applications and as evidence to use at interviews.

DofE Skills Map.pdf

DofE Skills Map

Expedition Notification Forms

  • Green Form - for DofE Expedition Network notification (click here for the Expedition Network areas)

  • Blue Form - for expeditions abroad (note: a TVP/E147 form is also required)

  • Red Form - this is NO LONGER a requirement for expeditions in the White Peak (Peak District) area

Starting an Award

Oxfordshire Open Award Enrolment Form.docx

Sample Participant Enrolment Form

Achieving an Award

Expedition Assessor Accreditation

Information about the Expedition Assessor Accreditation Scheme and all relevant forms and guidance notes are available from the DofE website.

To renew your Assessor Accreditation (due every five years), send the Re-accreditation Application Form EAAS/8 ( click on 'EAAS pre-requirements' and scroll down to the bottom of the section).

All people wishing to assess for a group outside of their usual Centre/Licensed Organisation must complete an Expedition Assessors Registration Form EAAS/12 to register with the new LO.

Expedition Assessment Forms

The following forms may be useful to record the assessment process:

  • Assessor's Debrief Sheet - useful to guide the expedition assessment process and to record the results

  • Assessor's Report Blank - summary expedition assessment sheet that could be uploaded to eDofE as evidence

Assessors Debrief Sheet.docx

Expedition Assessor's Debrief Sheet

Assessors Report Blank.docx

Assessor's Report Blank

Other Forms and Documents

  • Form TVP/E147 - this form must be completed for ALL expeditions overseas, whether the Centre is connected to Oxfordshire County Council or not.

  • Financial Assistance Form - please see the Funding Opportunities page

  • DofE Combined Medical and Consent Form - a model form for groups without their own specific version

  • DofE Incident-Accident Form - this form must be used to report to the DofE details of incidents or near-misses that occur during the course of a DofE activity:

    • Serious Injury

    • Fatality

    • Mountain Rescue Call Out

    • Minor injuries (requiring visit to GP or hospitalisation)

    • Conflict with landowners or other members of the public

    • Near Miss situations (these often get reported back by participants to parents, which triggers a concern)

If your group is operating under its licence, please also notify the Oxfordshire Open Award DofE Manager.

Please inform the webmaster if any of the links are broken, or if any forms are out of date.



DofE Combined Medical - Consent Form.docx

Combined Medical and Consent Form

Oxfordshire Open Award Operational Policies and Forms

The remaining documents are for internal use by Oxfordshire Open Award.

Data protection policy v1.0.pdf

Data Protection Policy

Equal Opportunities Policy v2.0.pdf

Equal Opportunities Policy

OxDofE Expedition Generic Risk Assessment v4.0.pdf

Expedition Generic Risk Assessment

Financial Assistance Policy v1.0.pdf

Financial Assistance Policy

Financial Management Policy v3.0.pdf

Financial Management Policy

OxDofE Generic Risk Assessment v2.0.pdf

Generic Risk Assessment

Health & Safety Policy v2.0.pdf

Health and Safety Policy

Oxfordshire Open Award Employers Liability Insurance.pdf

Certificate of Employer's Liability Insurance

Membership Application v1.0.docx

Membership Application Form

Outdoor Activities Policy v1.0.pdf

Outdoor Activities Policy

Child Protection Policy v3.0.pdf

Safeguarding Policy

Virtual Centre Operations v1.0.pdf

Virtual Centre Operations

Volunteer Agreement v1.0.docx

Volunteer Agreement

Volunteer Management Policy v2.0.pdf

Volunteer Management Policy