The Award Framework

The Award is comprised of three levels, each progressively more challenging. Participants complete all sections at each level in order to achieve either their Bronze, Silver, or Gold Award.

There are three levels:


BRONZE
For those 14 years of age or older


SILVER
For those 15 years of age or older


GOLD
For those 16 years of age or older
 
Service
Service
Encourages young people to volunteer their time to and understand the benefits of this service to their community
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Skill
Skill
Encourages the development of personal interests and practical and social skills
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Physical Recreation
Physical Recreation
Encourages young people to participate in sport and other physical recreation for the improvement of health and fitness
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Adventurous Journey
Adventurous Journey
Encourages a sense of adventure and discovery whilst undertaking a team journey or expedition
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Gold Project
Gold Project
Completed only at Gold Level, aims to broaden participants' horizons through involvement with others
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BRONZE
for those 14 years of age or older
13 weeks[1]
13 weeks[1]
13 weeks[1]
2 days + 1 night[4]
N/A
1 All participants must do an extra 13 weeks in one of either Service, Skill, or Physical Recreation as a major
SILVER
for those 15 years of age or older
26 weeks[2]
26 weeks[2]
26 weeks[2]
3 days + 2 nights[5]
N/A
2 Silver Direct Entrants must do an extra 26 weeks in one of either Service, Skill, or Physical Recreation as a major
GOLD
for those 16 years of age or older
52 weeks[3]
52 weeks[3]
52 weeks[3]
4 days + 3 nights[5]
5 days + 4 nights
3 Gold Direct Entrants must do an extra 26 weeks in one of either Service, Skill, or Physical Recreation as a major


4 Bronze participants must complete a 1 day Practice Journey prior to the Qualifying Journey
5 Silver and Gold participants must complete a 2 day + 1 night Practice Journey prior to the Qualifying Journey