For Award Units

The holistic framework of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award touches on all spheres of life and creates opportunities for young people to experience success beyond the classroom.

Award Sections

Find out about the Sections (including benefits and requirements) and Assessors. Find some great activity ideas, too.

Benefits of delivering the Award

What are the benefits of delivering the Award?

Our impact

Our core values, impact measures and testimonials.

How to get involved

Find out how to become a registered Award Unit, fees and funding assistance, models of delivery and the role of an Award Leader.

Service providers

Browse through this directory of various organisations that can provide Duke of Ed opportunities.


We run several professional development training days and other events that can equip you with knowledge on the Award.


All the information you need to successfully deliver the Award.

  • “Before, I would only dream of what I could do; now I still dream, but I also go out and do it!”

    Sam Burdon, Gold Awardee
  • “The current environment is very challenging for young people, so it’s important they try to make themselves more attractive to employers. The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is highly valued by business because they know it helps to develop more rounded individuals.”

    HRH The Earl of Wessex, KG, GCVO, ADC Trustee
  • “I believe The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award and other programs operated by the not-for-profit Awards Victoria Ltd are vital as they focus on developing our most valuable resource, our young people, who ultimately create the future of our community.”

    Gary Rowe, CEO, Safety Action Pty Ltd and Ambassador of The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award