Doing the Award – Dukeofed
Doing the Award

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Doing the Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is an internationally recognised program for young people, building their skills to equip them for life and work. By creating opportunities for young people to develop skills, get physically active, give service and experience adventure, the Award can play a critical role in their development.

For further information, visit our About the Award page

The choice to do the Award is entirely voluntary and every Award is different. Each Participant chooses what activities they want to take part in for each Section. It is a very personal program that offers young people a structure to fulfill their passions and ambitions in a way that suits them. Apart from the requirements for each Section, and the safety training requirements for the Adventurous Journey Section, the activities a Participant chooses to undertake is entirely up to them. They have the freedom to progress through the Award according to their personal needs and abilities. There are no limits to watch you can achieve!

Download Guides for Participants

Guide for Bronze Participants

Guide for Silver Participants

Guide for Gold Participants

Key Steps in the Award Process

1) Find an Award Centre

2) Register online and select an Award level

3) Receive your Record Book or Online Record Book Details

4) Discuss your section activities with your Award Leader and plan your Award program

5) Notify your Award Leader of your Assessor

6) Set S.M.A.R.T goals with your Assessors to be achieved

7) Start logging hours for each of your activities

8) When you have finished the requirements for your activities, ensure your Assessors writes a report and signs-off on your record

9) Submit your Record Book to your Award Leader

10) Await final assessment and sign-off

11) Congratulations on completing your Award

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