Outline of the Award

The Award

Who is the Award for?

  • Students in Year 13 in Northern Ireland
  • Students in full-time education who have completed GCSEs
  • Students in Transition Year
  • Anyone between the age of 16 and 18, not in post-primary education
  • The award is non-competitive, flexible and voluntary and requires an ongoing commitment

Gold Award Requirements:

Parish Involvement: 1 hour per week x 20 weeks
Social Awareness: 1 hour per week x 20 weeks
Presentation: See additional information
Top-Ups: 6 hours

Silver Award Requirements:

Parish Involvement: 1 hour per week x 14 weeks
Social Awareness: 1 hour per week x 14 weeks
Presentation: See additional information
Top-Ups: 4.5 hours

Bronze Award Requirements:

Parish Involvement: 1 hour per week x 8 weeks
Social Awareness: 1 hour per week x 8 weeks
Presentation: See additional information
Top-Ups: 3 hours