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This course is for adults who want to become Discover and Explore Arts Award advisers.

Advisers are crucial to Arts Award. They need to communicate with children and young people successfully and offer them effective support while they are working towards their Award.

Who can attend:
This course is suitable for anyone who works with young people aged up to 25 and meets the requirements outlined in the adviser person specification including:

  • teachers and teaching assistants
  • youth workers and arts co-ordinators
  • arts and music professionals

'Our training was conducted in a professional but relaxed manner, very clear, helpful and easy to understand.' Kimberley Hale, Valley Community Theatre

At this training course you will:

  • meet other professionals who are planning to run Arts Award in a wide variety of settings
  • get your Discover & Explore adviser toolkit, which details what is required at each level
  • become familiar with the assessment criteria and framework for each level
  • learn how to be the primary assessor for young people's work for Arts Award
  • ask questions about how Arts Award may work for you in your particular setting
  • learn what happens next and how to move forward with Arts Award



Choose a date and location that suits you and book now

You can also book any of our courses to be delivered in-house within your organisation, which is more cost-effective for groups of six or more people. More about in-house training
'Our trainer made exploring the different levels enjoyable and also tangible, so we came away armed with a variety of tools and techniques we could use when delivering with our young people.' Lizzie Howard, Bigfoot Arts Education