The Skills section provides the opportunity for a participant to either improve on an existing skill, or to try something new. The aim is to encourage the development of personal interests and practical skills. Participants should be encouraged to interact with people who are experienced in the activity.
|Award||Minimum time||If Service chosen as longest section|
|Bronze||3 months||6 months|
|Silver||6 months||12 months*|
|Gold||12 months||18 months**|
|* (non Bronze holders only or ‘direct entrants’)|
|** (non Silver holders only)|
The specific benefits will certainly depend on the type of service chosen. Some benefits include: