Young people get involved in the arts and share their skills
To achieve Bronze, a Level 1 national qualification, young people take part in an arts activity they enjoy, go to an arts event, research their arts hero/heroine and share their skills with others. Bronze is available to young people aged 11 to 25.
Young people need to plan their work with an adviser, and keep a record by creating their own Arts Award portfolio. Their portfolio might be a folder, sketchbook, video diary or a website – it’s up to them.
There are no entry requirements or set time limit for completing Bronze Arts Award. Bronze will usually take young people about 40 hours to complete.
Find out about how others have delivered Arts Award
Case studies illustrating how centres in a variety of settings have delivered Bronze Arts Award can be read here. Looking for a case study in a particular type of setting, such as a school, arts and cultural organisation? Then take a look at the In your setting pages.
To get started with Arts Award, you or someone at your organisation needs to train as an Arts Award adviser by attending a Bronze & Silver adviser training course. Advisers support each young person and assess their progress.