Start your Duke of Ed Award

Start your Duke of Ed Award

  • To start a Duke of Ed Award, check if your school or youth group is an Award Unit – click here for Current Award Leaders and Award Units
  • Don’t worry if your school or group are not listed, you can register under our WA Open Award Centre.
  • Register on the Online Record Book and choose an Award level (Bronze, Silver or Gold)
  • Obtain Parental/Guardian CONSENT if under 18 years of age (via the Online Record Book or via our Parental/Guardian Consent Form)
  • PAY the Award registration fee to your Award Unit or WA Award Operating Authority: Registration fees for 2018 are Bronze $130, Silver $150, Gold $175
  • Receive access to the Online Record Book
  • Decide your activities for each Award Section (Skills, Physical Recreation, Service, Adventurous Journey, Residential Project — Gold only) in discussion with your Award Unit’s Award Leader. It’s a great idea to complete a Bronze & Silver Award Plan to help decide your activities. If at Gold level, your Gold Award Proposal must be viewed by your Award Leader prior to going to the WA State Award Operating Authority for confirmation of your Award activities.
  • Identify your Award Assessors for each Award Section
  • Set GOALS with your Award Assessors and decide which activity you will do for your Major Section (if applicable)
  • You are now ready to start your activities for each Award Section and pursue your goals.An Award Guideline for each Award Level is available here: resources

Click the links below to download some documents to help you get started and organise your Award.

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