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International Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards

About this course

What is it?

The International Award Programs offer ways of developing, recording and certificating learners’ personal skills, qualities and achievements. There are different awards available: Bronze (60 hours), Silver Challenge (120 hours), Silver (120 hours) and Gold (120 hours).

The flexibility of ASDAN's International Award Programs means that they can be carried out in a variety of settings, over a time period to suit the individual or co-ordinating centre. Progression is available within the Award Programs, from Bronze to Silver and from Silver to Gold.

Please note: these programs are available to international centres only (i.e. centres outside the UK and Ireland).

Who is it for?

Young people of all abilities, mainly aged between 14 and 19. The Bronze, Silver Challenge and Silver Award Programs are best suited to learners aged 14-16, whereas the Gold Award Program has been designed for learners aged 16+.

The Bronze and Silver Challenge Award Programs are aimed at learners working at Entry level/below Level 1, Silver is aimed at learners working at Level 1 and Gold is aimed at learners working at Level 2.

Facts and Figures

  • Flexible Award programs at a range of levels and time frames
  • Externally moderated by ASDAN
  • Accredits 60-120 hours of activities
  • Offers progression opportunities within the International Award Programs

Requirements

Students present a portfolio of evidence of their activities. This portfolio will contain:

  • completed student book
  • evidence of challenges completed
  • planning and reviewing documents
  • record of progress
  • summary of achievement, identifying skills development
  • personal statement

Student Book

There are two student books available for the International Award Programs:

Each student book contains a curriculum of challenges, divided up into themed modules covering topics such as communication, community, number handling, sport and leisure and expressive arts. Learners complete challenges to gain credits, with one credit awarded for 10 hours of activity.

Supporting Resources

A handbook for International Award Programs is available to support tutors delivering the programs. This document offers advice and guidance for tutors, including a step-by-step guide to delivery.

Getting started

New to ASDAN?

Your first step is to become a member of ASDAN. Read more about our membership tiers and the benefits of being a member.

Already a member?

If you are on our International Programmes Plus membership, you can get started by purchasing materials below. We highly recommend that someone from your centre attends one of our introductory training workshops or we also provide in-house training sessions. 

You can upgrade your membership at any time under account settings.

ASDAN members' area

You can manage your courses, learners, orders and account settings in the members’ area. This also contains all the essential documents, forms and updates that you will need to deliver your course.

Certification

After successful internal moderation, centres submit learners for external moderation via the candidate registration form in the members' area of the ASDAN website. ASDAN will select a sample of portfolios for external moderation. Moderation is available by post or at UK moderation meetings – direct certification is available for established centres.

Certificates are then issued by ASDAN. ASDAN reserves the right to request samples of candidates' portfolios for quality assurance purposes.

Costs

All costs shown below are per candidate, unless otherwise stated. Each learner will need their own copy of the student book. 

Item Price
International Bronze Silver student book £8.75
International Gold student book  £8.75

Products can be purchased below.

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Products

International Bronze Silver student book

Please note: this product is only available to international centres (ie outside of the UK and Ireland)

The International Award Programs offer ways of developing, recording and certificating learners’ personal  skills, qualities and achievements. There are different awards available: Bronze (60 hours), Silver Challenge (120 hours), Silver (120 hours) and Gold (120 hours).

This student book contains the curriculum for the International Bronze, Silver Challenge and Silver Award Programs. 

Each learner will need their own copy of the relevant student book. The curriculum for the Gold International Award Program is available in a separate student book.

£8.75

International Gold student book

Please note: this product is only available to international centres (ie outside of the UK and Ireland)

The International Award Programs offer ways of developing, recording and certificating learners’ personal  skills, qualities and achievements. There are different awards available: Bronze (60 hours), Silver Challenge (120 hours), Silver (120 hours) and Gold (120 hours).

This student book contains the curriculum for the International Gold Award Program. 

Each learner will need their own copy of the relevant student book. The curriculum for the Bronze, Silver Challenge and Silver International Award Programs is available in a separate student book.

£8.75
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International Bronze Silver student book

Please note: this product is only available to international centres (ie outside of the UK and Ireland)

The International Award Programs offer ways of developing, recording and certificating learners’ personal  skills, qualities and achievements. There are different awards available: Bronze (60 hours), Silver Challenge (120 hours), Silver (120 hours) and Gold (120 hours).

This student book contains the curriculum for the International Bronze, Silver Challenge and Silver Award Programs. 

Each learner will need their own copy of the relevant student book. The curriculum for the Gold International Award Program is available in a separate student book.

£8.75

International Gold student book

Please note: this product is only available to international centres (ie outside of the UK and Ireland)

The International Award Programs offer ways of developing, recording and certificating learners’ personal  skills, qualities and achievements. There are different awards available: Bronze (60 hours), Silver Challenge (120 hours), Silver (120 hours) and Gold (120 hours).

This student book contains the curriculum for the International Gold Award Program. 

Each learner will need their own copy of the relevant student book. The curriculum for the Bronze, Silver Challenge and Silver International Award Programs is available in a separate student book.

£8.75
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Course Resources


Evaluation Chart (individual)

This evaluation chart can be used by learners to evaluate a six-week individual activity. Learners are asked to mark on the graph each week to show what they did and how they felt; at the end of the project the learner should join up the marks to give a picture of the whole activity. This resource is particularly suited to challenges in Short Courses, Personal Development Programmes (Bronze, Silver, Gold), CoPE and Wider Key Skills.


Bronze, Silver, Gold: 4A2 - Healthy snacks for a packed lunch

This resource links to challenge 4A2 of the ASDAN Bronze, Silver, Gold Personal Development Programmes.nnThese worksheets can be used by learners to plan and make a healthy snack for one person as part of a packed lunch. As an extension task learners could scale up their snack and make enough for a group to share as part of a picnic, with each learner bringing along a different type of healthy snack to share.


Bronze, Silver, Gold: 6A1 - Christmas dinner shopping list

This worksheet links to challenge 6A1 of the ASDAN Bronze, Silver, Gold Personal Development Programmes.nnThis Christmas dinner shopping list can be used by students to compare prices of items for a typical Christmas dinner at two supermarkets. Learners could use the Internet to find prices or visit supermarkets and find the costs in person. Tutors could specify pack sizes or weights for each item to make the comparisons fairer.nnAs an extension task, learners could factor in deals and multi-buy offers, or compare the costs of branded goods with own-brand alternatives.


Evaluation Chart (group)

This evaluation chart can be used by learners to evaluate a six-week group activity. Each member of the group should choose a different colour and mark on the graph each week to show what they did and how they felt. At the end of the project, each group member then joins up their marks to give a picture of the whole activity. This resource is particularly suited to challenges in Short Courses, Personal Development Programmes (Bronze, Silver, Gold), CoPE and Wider Key Skills.


Bronze, Silver, Gold: Skills summary

This skills summary can be used to record skills development within the ASDAN Bronze, Silver, Gold Personal Development Programmes. Learners can record how they have used the ASDAN skills (Teamwork, Learning. Coping with problems, Use of maths, Use of English, Use of IT) in a particular challenge, project or activity.


Scheme of Work Template

This template can be used to plan and create a Scheme of Work for any ASDAN programme or qualification. Also included is a completed example showing a scheme of work for Module 3 of the Personal Development Programmes.


Self-evaluation template

This generic self-evaluation template can be used by learners to evaluate almost any group activity. Learners are asked to record how they felt about the activity and pick out the best and worst bits, before reflecting on what they could do better next time. This resource is particularly suited to challenges in Short Courses, Personal Development Programmes (Bronze, Silver, Gold), CoPE and Wider Key Skills.


Social action ideas: lesson PowerPoint

This PowerPoint can be used at the start of a social action project to gather ideas and make a pledge and plan for social action. The PowerPoint outlines a three-part lesson to generate ideas and start making plans. A supporting worksheet is also available. This resource links to CoPE Levels 1 and 2 (Module 2: Citizenship and Community, Section B) and ASDAN Bronze, Silver, Gold Personal Development Programmes (Module 2: The Community, Section B, Challenge 1).


Social action ideas: Mind map and plan

This worksheet can be used at the start of a social action project to come up with ideas, make a pledge and write a plan. A lesson PowerPoint outlining a three-part lesson based on social action is also available. This resource links to CoPE Levels 1 and 2 (Module 2: Citizenship and Community, Section B) and ASDAN Bronze, Silver, Gold Personal Development Programmes (Module 2: The Community, Section B, Challenge 1).


Teamwork Health Check

This generic teamwork health check template can support a wide range of group activities. Learners are asked to come up with a list of agreed ground rules for good teamwork, then rate each group member's performance against these criteria. This resource is particularly suited to challenges in Short Courses, Personal Development Programmes (Bronze, Silver, Gold), CoPE and Wider Key Skills.