Duke of Edinburgh for Special Needs

Duke of Edinburgh for Special Needs

Duke of Edinburgh for special needs

Ebenezer Mission is proud to offer Duke of Edinburgh’s Award for young people with additional needs and disabilities. The DofE Award Program could be an immensely rewarding and fulfilling journey for youth with additional needs, which they can partake as a part of their NDIS plan.

The Duke of Ed provides great opportunities for people with special needs to develop new skills, challenge themselves and achieve goals. At Ebenezer, we provide a safe and supportive space for our participants to integrate with the wider community.

Physical Recreation

Youth with additional needs and disabilities can develop a healthy life style and improve their quality of life

Voluntary Service

Challenge participants to be a responsible, caring member of the community.


Challenge participants to discover their own talents and enjoy learning new skills

Adventurous Journey

Participants learn the importance and significance of protecting the environment through this experience.

Duke Of Edinburgh Awards Levels


For those over 14 years
6 months minimum participation
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For those over 15 years
12 months minimum participation
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For those over 16 years
18 months minimum participation
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The Award is a leading structured (non-formal education) youth development program, empowering all young Australians aged 14-24 to explore their full potential and find their purpose, passion and place in the world, regardless of their location or circumstance. The Award is a fully inclusive program and has no social, political, or religious affiliations.

How It Works

Getting Started

1. Look up at the requirements needed for Duke of Edinburgh
2.Choose an award level you want to do
3. Check and look up for an Award centre. Ebenezer is a highly qualified Duke of Edinburgh Award Centre

Check The Requirements Needed

1. Check whether you have all the requirements needed to participate
2. Check if you are old enough, motivated and ready to commit
3. Find an Assessor who can vouch for your completion. At Ebenezer, we have highly experienced assessors that can guide you throughout all the steps

Set Goals, Record and Submit

1. Set your goals and what you want to achieve through this award program
2. Record your activities on the Online Record Book (ORB)
3. Get an approval from the Award Leader for submission.