The Award can count towards your final points, depending on which State you are in and which tertiary institution Award Holder is applying to. You may need to speak to each State office about this to get the most up to date detail.
In NSW it is recognised by certain universities but does not change the actual ATAR
Bonus ATAR Points – UNSW Australia
UNSW offers bonus ATAR points under their Elite Athletes and Performers Program (EAP).
If you are applying for the bonus ATAR points at UNSW, your Gold Award must be submitted to NSW Division BEFORE the 1st of October each year
Please note that some exceptions apply and that the EAP Bonus Points Program undergoes an annual review.
View the full details at: www.unsw.edu.au/domestic-undergraduate/elite-athletes-and-performers-program
In SA it can impact your SACE score
For more information please contact your Award Leader or the SOUTH AUSTRALIAN office on
Tel: 02 8241 1530
For more information please contact your Award Leader or the AUSTRALIAN CAPITAL TERRITORY office
Tel: 02 6291 1705
Earn credits towards your QCE
The Duke of Ed is a recognised course of study for the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE), which is usually awarded at the end of Year 12. You can earn up to 4 credits—1 for Bronze, 1 for Silver and 2 for Gold.
To earn credit points for your QCE, you must complete your Award while you are in Years 10–12 and provide the State Award Operating Authority with your Learner Unique Identifier (LUI).
For more information please contact your Award Leader or the QUEENSLAND office on
Tel: 1800 177 338
In Victoria it is recognised by La Trobe University where priority access will be given to La Trobe’s early admissions Aspire program. Read more here
or for more information please contact your Award Leader or the Victorian Office on
Tel: 03 8412 9333
The Award in WA is an endorsed program with the School Curriculum and Standards Authority and Year 10, 11 and 12 students can count the following unit numbers towards the WA Certificate of Education (WACE).
1 Unit for Bronze
2 Units for Silver
4 Units for Gold
In addition, the Award:
- will be listed on their Western Australian Statement of Student Achievement
- may contribute towards the breadth-and-depth requirement of the WACE
- may contribute towards the C grade requirement of the WACE
For more information please contact your Award Leader or WEST AUSTRALIAN office on
Tel: 08 9321 4179
For more information please contact your Award Leader or the NT office on
Tel: 08 8947 7071
For more information please contact your Award Leader or the Tasmanian office on
Tel: 0422 110 401