Spark4Kids are an Approved Activity Provider (AAP) for the Duke of Edinburgh Award (Skills Section), and we offer computer coding and touch-typing courses for DofE participants. Due to Covid-19, these courses are exclusively available online and can be attended from the comfort of your home. The courses teach young people valuable life skills and are available for the Bronze and Silver Skills levels.

At Spark4Kids, we teach kids the basics of programming using computer games – encouraging them to experiment, make mistakes, learn from these experiences, and take ownership of the code they write – in their own time, and at their own speed.

Kindly note:

  • Our online courses have LIVE! tutors supporting attendees during online sessions
  • Full training on using our online classroom is provided to attendees
  • Our DofE courses can now be joined at any time during the school year (excluding Summer holidays)
  • Our course dates follow the school calendar, for the convenience of participants and their families

 

Online DofE Courses

These courses are designed for DofE participants aged 13-17 years completing their Bronze, Silver and Gold levels over 3-months, 6-months and 12-months. All courses listed below are appropriate for both absolute beginners and experienced attendees, with real-time tutor-led support being provided in a LIVE! online classroom environment.

To find out more or to book an online course, please click on the individual course links below.

  • Computer codingOnline Python 4 DofE: learn the highly sought-after life skill of computer coding using Python, one of the most popular coding languages on the planet
  • Games designOnline Unity 4 DofE: learn how to create mobile and desktop games from the ground up using the professional coding language C# and Unity 3D games engine
  • Touch-typingOnline Typing 4 DofE: learn the super-useful life skill of touch-typing on this introductory course to improve typing speed, accuracy and overall confidence

Group Discounts

We offer group discounts on all of our DofE courses as follows:
  • 2 participants booking together – 8% off
  • 3-5 participants booking as a group – 12% off
  • 6-10 participants booking as a group – 20% off
We offer even bigger discounts if you are a group of 11 or more participants booking together.

 

Pay Monthly by Instalments

Kindly note that all of our Duke of Edinburgh Bronze, Silver and Gold courses offer the option to pay monthly in instalments.

To take advantage of the group discounts and monthly instalment plans, please get in touch (telephone or email) using the contact details at the footer of this page.