How to create Silver and Gold CREST projects on Survey Monkey Apply

How to create Silver and Gold CREST projects on Survey Monkey Apply

To sign up for Silver and Gold projects go to and create an account.

Creating a project can be done by a student or educator, or by an organisation. 

Once you have activated your account, log in and you will be taken to this dashboard:

Select your Award level by clicking 'More' and click the 'Apply' button.

You will be shown a page that shows the first section/task you need to complete. More tasks will appear on the left as you complete sections.

You need to complete all these tasks before you can pay for your Awards and submit for assessment.

As you go through the rounds the website will automatically save your progress. To properly move through the process you'll need to click 'Mark as complete' at the bottom of each page. 

Tell us about your project

In the 'Tell us about your project' round, fill in the fields with information for your project.
Check your spelling as the project title and other information will appear on the certificate.

If the project is being completed through an accredited scheme, e.g. a Nuffield placement, then select the relevant scheme from the drop down for 'Are you working with any of these accredited schemes or resources' if available.

Tell us about yourself/ Tell us about your CREST Award group

In the next round, you will be asked to enter information about yourself (if you are a student) or your students (if you are an educator).

Only the questions with asterisks are compulsory but filling in the other fields helps us show the impact and reach of CREST Awards.

Please make sure your delivery address is correct.

Upload your work

In this round, you will be asked to upload your project.
For information on file types and sizes see our article, "Uploading your students' work".

Please do not include any personal details other than your name. If you include a photo make sure you have the appropriate permissions from everyone included in the photo.

Make sure to include your student(s) profile and evidence of project work.
We advise for videos that you include a link rather than directly uploading it.

You will need to confirm you have uploaded all the correct files and other submission requirements.

Claim your Award

Once you have uploaded your project you can claim your award. This will take you to the payment process. Payment is required before your project can be submitted. NOTE, COMPLETING THE PAYMENT PROCESS WILL SUBMIT YOUR PROJECT (PENDING PAYMENT) AND YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO MAKE ANY EDITS TO YOUR SUBMISSION AFTER THIS.

You will need to confirm if you have a discount voucher

If you have a voucher code you will be asked to include it. If it is for 100% then your project will be submitted. If it is only a partial discount or you do not have a code, you will be asked to submit your payment information so that we can invoice you. You can pay the invoice by card.

Some fields are included to make the payment process easier for organisations.

Once complete, all you need to do is pay the invoice, and your submission will be passed to the assessor.
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