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20 guided learning hours (recommended)

Arts Award Discover is an introductory award, designed for ages 5 and above, but is open to children and young people aged 25 and under. 

To achieve an Arts Award Discover, children and young people collect evidence in an individual arts log of their experiences of:

  • participating in arts activities
  • researching artists and their work
  • sharing their arts discoveries

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Get started

If you would like to deliver Arts Award Discover, you will need to book onto an Arts Award Discover & Explore adviser training course.

For further information about the structure, content and administration of Arts Award Discover, download the Arts Award Discover Qualification Specification.

Other resources 

To find case studies and resources for Arts Award Discover, please visit the Arts Award adviser hub and the Arts Award blog

For ideas, resources and the impact of Arts Award Discover on children and young people, please visit Arts Award Voice.

To find out more about certification, please visit our Moderation and Certification pages.