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Bronze Award 

General Conditions:-

Minimum Age: 14, (participants can start up to 3 months before their 14th birthday so they can stay within their school year group).  The minimum time commitment is 6 months but most participants a year.

Timescales:

ServiceSkillPhysical RecreationExpedition
3 months3 months3 monthsPlan, prepare for and undertake a 2 day venture
An additional 3 months must be undertaken in any one of these sections

  

 Silver Award 
 

General Conditions:-

Minimum Age: 15, The minimum time commitment is 6 months but most participants take one year.

 

Timescales: (Bronze Award Holders)

ServiceSkillPhysical RecreationExpedition
6 monthsOne section for 6 months and the other section for 3 monthsPlan, prepare for and undertake a 3 day venture

 

 

Timescales: (Direct Entrants - those who have not completed the Bronze Award)

ServiceSkillPhysical RecreationExpedition
6 monthsone section for 6 months and the other section for 3 monthsPlan, prepare for and undertake a 3 day venture

An additional 6 months must be undertaken in one of the two longer sections

   

Gold Award

 

General Conditions: -

 

Minimum Age: 16, The minimum time commitment is 12 months but most participants take up to two years (for direct entrants 18 months is the minimum, expect to take 2-3 years)

 

Timescales: (Silver Award Holders)

ServiceSkillPhysical RecreationExpeditionResidential
12 monthsOne section for 12 months and the other section for 6 monthsPlan, prepare for and undertake a 4 day ventureUndertake a shared activity in a residential setting away from home for 5 days and 4 nights

 

 

Timescales: (Direct Entrants - those who have not completed the Silver Award)

ServiceSkillPhysical RecreationExpeditionResidential
12 monthsOne section for 12 months and the other section for 6 monthsPlan, prepare for and undertake a 4 day ventureundertake a shared activity in a residential setting away from home for 5 days and 4 nights
An additional 6 months must be undertaken in one of the two longer sections

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