The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

The Royal Air Force Air Cadets is one of the largest providers of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award. The Award is a voluntary, non-competitive programme of practical, cultural and adventurous activities for young people aged 14-25. There are three levels available to undertake – Bronze, Silver and Gold. The RAFAC also offers the ‘Pre DofE’ Blue Award for cadets who are too young to begin their Bronze.

The Duke of Edinburgh Award comprises of four sections: Expedition, Physical, Volunteering and Skill. For those at Gold Level, a Residential must also be undertaken. All sections of the Duke of Edinburgh Award can be completed through Air Cadet activities. More information can be found by visiting the Duke of Edinburgh website.

To find out about different sections of the DofE Award, click one of the images below:





Residential (Gold only)

Duke of Edinburgh website