FAQ 11 - Does CREST count towards UCAS points?
CREST does not count towards UCAS points.
However, when you’re applying for university, for an apprenticeship or for a job, you can use CREST to enhance your application. The CREST awards are a well-regarded, high-quality and a tangible recognition of success.
Using CREST for university or job applications
When you’re applying for university, for an apprenticeship or for a job, you can use CREST to enhance your application. The CREST awards are a well-regarded, high-quality and a tangible recognition of success. Talking about the skills and experiences ...
FAQ 7 - Will a CREST award help me with my UCAS application?
Yes – the CREST Awards are well-regarded by UCAS and are recognised as a high-quality and tangible source of skills and knowledge. When applying for university or for an apprenticeship, you can stand out from the crowd by writing about your CREST ...
CREST for underrepresented audiences funding
Engage Grants (formerly known as CREST for Underrepresented Audiences grants) are available twice a year to help support UK schools to run CREST Awards. Schools that have high numbers of pupils who are often underrepresented in STEM are encouraged to ...
Do CREST projects have a minimum or maximum word count?
There is no set maximum or minimum word limit for any CREST level so long as it has a clear structure and meets the CREST Awards criteria at the relevant level.
Using CREST for the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award
You can do project work in science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) and count it towards your DofE Skills section through the CREST Awards scheme. Lots of people think of ‘skills’ as being related to art, music or drama, but we know that ...