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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

Leadership Skills Foundation

Leadership Skills Programme (SCQF Level 5)

Provider: Leadership Skills Foundation

Following extensive research with head teachers across the UK and the success of our qualifications in sports leadership, we have introduced the Leadership… more

Young Scot

Young Scot Awards

Provider: Young Scot

The Young Scot Awards are designed to recognise and celebrate the achievements of young people and groups aged 11 to 26 throughout Scotland who make a… more

Ramblers Scotland

Out There Award

Provider: Ramblers Scotland

The free Out There Award is a development programme for 18-26 year olds that teaches basic skills to enable them to enjoy the outdoors and introduces… more

Comedy and Confidence

Comedy and Confidence Awards

Provider: Comedy and Confidence

Comedy & Confidence™ The DirectDevitt Comedy Award offers the opportunity to learn how to use Comedy in presentations, public speaking and includes… more


Developing leadership skills with the RED Programme

Developing leadership skills with the RED Programme

Jake has volunteered with the British Red Cross for just over 18 months. Jake is from Elgin and is part of the local Emergency Response team. Whilst… Read More
Stephanie’s journey of discovery with Outward Bound Trust

Stephanie’s journey of discovery with Outward Bound Trust

"I'm Stephanie and I'm from Glasgow." Stephanie is a carer for her housebound Mum. Introduced to Outward Bound Trust by her Carer Centre's… 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.