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Young People

Awards For Young People

Youth awards will get you on your path to success.

Throw out any old ideas that learning starts and stops in the school classroom. Get involved in new adventures, having fun and finding out about the talents you never knew you had. Come follow your passions and live your dreams.

Use the Awards Finder to choose the right award for you.

Some of our Awards


ILM Award in Leadership and Management (SCQF Level 6)

Provider: CVQO

The ILM Award in Leadershipo and Management (SCQF Level 6) is unit-based and the content will differ according to the combination of units used by each delivery… more

Outward Bound Trust

Adventure and Challenge Award (SCQF 5)

Provider: Outward Bound Trust

The Adventure and Challenge Award is most suitable for young people where additional attainment through SCQF recognition is an important outcome of the… more

Girlguiding Scotland

Guide Gold Award

Provider: Girlguiding Scotland

The Guide Gold Award is a special achievement and gives each participant the opportunity to put everything they’ve learned through the Guide… more




Joe was referred by his school to the Pupil Support Service in Fife due to his refusal to follow basic school rules. He had a history of multiple exclusions and… Read More
Carers Trust Scotland and the Participative Democracy Certificate

Carers Trust Scotland and the Participative Democracy Certificate

Rccognising Achievement: Why Carers Trust Scotland is using the PDC - Nicola Bell, Youth Engagement Officer For young carers taking part in Carers Trust… Read More
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Amazing Things

A Directory of Youth Awards in Scotland.

Transferability of skills gained through youth work

Download a copy of ‘Get Ahead – Scouting and employability’ – an example of how to identify transferrable skills gained through youth work experiences.

UCAS Personal Statement

How to write a UCAS Undergraduate personal statement

Tips on Writing a CV

Tips on CVs and applications and access to the MyWorldofWork CV builder.


A quick guide to Apprenticeships in Scotland.

What employers say about youth work awards

A sample of quotes from employers, and case studies.