Awards Introductory Training
Awards introductory training is for anyone interested in supporting young people to gain a Youth Scotland award or simply looking to find out more about the awards.
The training provides workers with an understanding of the rationale behind the awards and how they complement their existing youth work practice. They will gain a working knowledge of the Hi5, Dynamic Youth Awards (DYA) and Youth Achievement Awards (YAA), enabling them to effectively promote, support and deliver these awards within their youth clubs, schools or community groups.
Please note that this training is a requirement for anyone wishing to deliver YAAs with young people and recommended for anyone wishing to deliver Hi5 or DYA with young people.
Training is currently being delivered online.
Upcoming training dates:
Hi5 & DYA Only
Hi5, DYA & YAA Training
Internal Verification Training
Awards Advanced Training (Gold & Platinum)
For award group workers who have completed introductory training and want more specific training can book into the advanced bronze and silver. It is also recommended if supporting young people at the higher levels of the award to attend gold and platinum advance training.
Operating Agency Training Event
Operating Agencies are entitled to an annual training event for up to twenty participants.
Please fill out the booking form below to book your Operating Agency training day. Please note that this training will need to be booked through the Operating Agency main contact.
Youth Scotland has three activity toolkits which complement the awards. These are the games toolkit which can be used to set challenges themed around physical activity, the STEM toolkit which can be used to set challenges themed around science, technology, engineering and maths, and the arts toolkit which can be used to set challenges themed around arts and crafts.
Please find downloadable YAA booklets and templates below.