Resources and training

Youth Scotland has a number of training options and resources to help the delivery of the Dynamic Youth Awards (DYA)

Dynamic Youth Awards training

Youth Scotland offers introductory training events for Hi5, Dynamic Youth Awards and Youth Achievement Awards. This training is highly recommended for anyone interested in supporting young people to gain an Award.

The introductory training provides workers, teachers, parents or any interested party with an understanding of the awards and how they can be used as part of existing or new activities to recognise and accredit young people's achievements.

This training is recommended for anyone wishing to deliver DYA. 

We are currently offering online Hi5 & DYA training. 

Upcoming training dates:

Hi5 & DYA Only


6 December 2021

19 January 2022

16 February 2022

10 March 2022

Hi5, DYA and YAA Training

10 February 2022

Challenge sheets Dynamic Youth Awards resources

A challenge sheet is required for each young person to record their information and details of their challenge.

To order challenge sheets use the awards order form which can be downloaded below.

There are physical and digital challenge sheets available. These have the same content and you can order either or both types of challenge sheets depending on the needs of your group.

Awards templates

Youth Scotland have developed a number of helpful templates to assist with the planning and evidencing of DYA challenges. These are not a requirement of the award, but are a useful guide to planning, evaluating and presenting evidence.

Activity toolkits

Youth Scotland has three activity toolkits which complement the awards. These are the games toolkit which can be used to set challenges themed around physical activity, the STEM toolkit which can be used to set challenges themed around science, technology, engineering and maths, and the arts toolkit which can be used to set challenges themed around arts and crafts. These can be purchased here. The toolkits cost £10. 


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