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Duke of Edinburgh's Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is an exciting programme for young people aged between 14 and 25.

The programme offers life-changing opportunities to challenge yourself, gain new skills, and boost your CV and university applications.

It operates in over 100 countries and is the world's leading youth achievement award.

We have seven Duke of Edinburgh Open Award centres across Essex. You can join one of these at Bronze, Silver and Gold levels. We'll guide you through the programmes in a safe environment.

Get in touch

To start your adventure, email youth.work@essex.gov.uk