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SkillForce Scotland SkillForce Junior Prince’s Award

Why this award?

The programme is a unique combination of reflective learning and practical activities, which enable learners to connect with their goals and aspirations, whilst helping them to value their own skills. It is delivered by SkillForce Instructors, who are predominantly ex-Services personnel experienced in working with young people.

Programme content includes:

Team-building and problem-solving challenges; Team sports; Outdoor pursuits, including camping out for a night (where possible); First Aid training; Navigation skills; A social action project; Material on Remembrance and respect

Learners complete a log book to record and reflect on their achievements. The log book is a key part of the learning to support greater self-awareness. Participants will gain:

  • Confidence and resilience
  • Teamwork and leadership skills
  • Nationally recognised awards of sports leadership, First Aid and navigation
  • The SkillForce Junior Prince’s Award certificate

Who is it for?

​The Award is aimed at young people aged 9 to 14. It is particularly suited to:

  • young people at key transition points such as moving from Primary to Secondary school
  • young peole who would benefit from additional support to build confidence and skills

What time commitment is required?

​The award programme can be delivered in school time or after school, spread out over a full school year or within a single term. Should a more flexible approach be required it can be tailored to meet specific requirements.

Is the award externally accredited?

​The programme is not currently externally accredited, but participants can gain a number of externally recognised awards as well as the SkillForce Junior Prince’s Award certificate and a digital badge.

Provider: SkillForce Scotland

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For Ages: 10 - 14

Time to Complete: N/A


  • Sport
  • Nature
  • Get Outdoors
  • Adventure
  • Achievement
  • Develop my CV
  • Gain new skills
  • Physical Activity

Type of Involvement:

  • Overnight
  • With Others
  • Local Community
  • On my own

Award Recognition:

  • Certificate of Achievement
  • To build skills and experience

Meeting Frequency:


Contact Marlyn Hosie on 07860 179284, or send an email.