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Instructor Activity Badge

Here’s what you need to do to earn this badge.

  1. Hold the activity badge in your chosen activity.
  2. Know what a young person in your section has to do to achieve the activity badge, so that you can instruct them in that subject.
  3. Attend a training course covering the technical skills involved in the activity badge and the use of appropriate training methods. If there’s no recognised technical skill course for your badge, an individual training programme can be arranged with a qualified instructor.
  4. Assist with the training of other young people in your section in the subject, over a period of at least three months.

Top tips
You need to do 1, 2 and 3 before you can begin number 4.

If you already have an Instructor badge in another area, you may not have to complete number 3.


Each young person who participates in the Programme, including badges and awards, should face a similar degree of challenge, and requirements can be adapted according to each young person’s abilities.  For more information and practical tips see our guidance on flexibility.


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