About Award Units
An Award Unit is a group or organisation licensed by the Queensland Government to deliver The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award and the Bridge Award in Queensland.
Examples of Award Units include:
- service clubs
- statewide youth organisations
- community art groups
- sporting clubs
- youth justice services
- commercial ventures
- disability services
- universities and TAFEs
- community cultural centres.
Why become an Award Unit?
- The program helps young people develop important skills and attributes such as leadership, confidence, community connection and goal setting. It can also help them gain credits towards their Queensland Certificate of Education.
- The Duke of Ed and Bridge Award programs compliment many of the programs and activities you may already offer to young people.
- You can connect with other organisations, schools and community groups through national events, social media and regular bulletins.
- The Duke of Ed and Bridge Award programs offer a volunteering framework for your staff and give young people the opportunity to connect with other people in the community.
- You can connect with The Duke of Ed’s international network and access opportunities for professional development and information sharing.
- You will be supported by our state office in Brisbane. We can also provide you with promotional materials, equipment, and training.
Find out how to become an Award Unit.