Rugby WA is proud to support The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award, a global youth development program empowering young Australians aged 14-24 to explore their full potential.
We offer a range of diverse and enjoyable opportunities for Duke of Ed Participants across WA to complete their Physical Recreation, Skills and Voluntary Service sections at all levels of the Award.
Our experienced and skilled members meet Working with Children Check requirements and are willing to be a Participant’s Duke of Ed Assessor.
Rugby WA Duke of Ed Award Example Activities
Register for the Award
For information on how to commence your Award, please visit https://dukeofed.com.au/doing-the-award/
You can then talk to your Club about opportunities available to complete the Physical Recreation, Skills and/or Voluntary Service sections of your award.
What are the benefits of the Award?
Through this challenging journey of self-discovery, Award Participants:
- Are equipped and empowered to achieve their personal best
- Learn to take responsibility for their goals and choices
- Become connected to and actively engaged within their immediate community.
- Make a real difference to society through their positive contributions and involvement
- Learn to persevere and overcome barriers to success
- Learn important life skills such as communication, resilience, leadership and teamwork, which increases their career opportunities
- Participate in an international Award in which the value is recognized by employers and tertiary institutions.
What does the Award involve?
The Award is open to young Australians aged 14 to 24, involving three levels – Bronze, Silver, and Gold, and four sections (five for gold) to be completed per level – Physical Recreation, Skill, Service, Adventurous Journey, and Residential Project (Gold only). Achieving an Award recognizes individual goal setting and self-improvement through persistence and achievement.
For more information about the Award, please visit
Info for Clubs
This is a great opportunity for WA Rugby Union Clubs to attract young players and volunteers by providing opportunities for participants to complete their Physical Recreation, Skills and Voluntary Service sections of the Award.
Clubs can sign off on the Participant’ records to verify they have achieved the requirements of The Duke of Ed. Information on how to do this will be provided by the Participant.
Benefits to Clubs
- Attract new young players and volunteers.
- Retain existing young players and volunteers.
- Provide additional value to your young members by developing their teamwork, goal setting, perseverance and leadership skills.
For more information about the Award, please visit https://dukeofed.com.au/about-the-award/the-award/
Or contact Duke 4 Sport