Joint Award Initiative

The Award is the world’s leading youth achievement Award which gives 14-24 year olds the opportunity to be the best they can be. There are three progressive levels of programmes, which when successfully completed, lead to a Bronze, Silver or Gold Award.

Gaisce – The President’s Award and The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award work in partnership through the Joint Award Initiative (JAI) to offer Award participants in Northern Ireland a choice of recognition for their achievements. They can choose a Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, a Gaisce – The President’s Award or a Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Certificate.

Full details on the Joint Award Initiative including useful resources can be found on the JAI website

We hope you enjoy taking part in the programme.

Joint Award Initiative Welcome Pack (NI only)

The Joint Award Initiative Welcome Pack (NI only) includes an Award Online account as well as information on completing a Bronze, Silver or Gold programme. The Welcome Pack also includes information on your choice of certification, a participants’ handbook, Assessor Cards and a Reward Card.

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