Arts Award

A range of arts qualifications for anyone aged up to 25

Arts Award is a range of accredited qualifications on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF), that support anyone up to the age of 25 to grow as artists and arts leaders, inspiring them to connect with and take part in the wider arts world.

Find out more about Arts Award

Young people are supported on their Arts Award journey by an Arts Award adviser – acting as assessor, facilitator, and mentor. Anyone working with children and young people in the UK can deliver Arts Award including teachers, teaching assistants, museum learning staff, arts practitioners and youth workers.

To become an adviser you need to book onto a training course delivered by Trinity London.

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A New Direction runs Arts Award CPD and Support Sessions for advisers in London, and have produced a bank of resources to help with the delivery of Arts Award at all levels.

Arts Award Research