Ever wanted to have a go at something completely
different? Or get recognised for the time and effort you put into
your favourite hobby? This is what the Skills section is all
From podcasting to painting, from DJing to driving, from
music to making kites, whatever skill you choose can allow you to
develop new talents or perfect existing ones. Follow a passion or
discover a new one, the choice is yoursOnce you've chosen your
skill you'll need to decide how long you're going to do it for and
set yourself some objectives - what you want to get out of doing
it. You'll then need to find someone who will agree to be your
Assessor - they need to have some knowledge of the skill you're
doing so they can help you along the way and agree at the end that
you've met your goals.
As soon as you have all this in place just check with your
Leader before you start - this enables us to establish whether
you've 'ticked' all the boxes needed to progress towards achieving
your Award and that you've set yourself enough of a challenge.
They'll also make sure what you've chosen counts for the Skills
section, for example, dance is physical but dance appreciation is a
Download the ideas list for the skills section.
Download a skills