Register for CREST

Register here to enable students to take part in the CREativity in Science and Technology (CREST) Awards.

Introductory CREST is recommended for primary schools; Advanced CREST is recommended for secondary schools.

Introductory CREST registration

The initial registration cost is $55 per school (including GST). Annual renewal is $20 (including GST). Register for CREST.

Upon registering, schools receive:

  • an Introductory CREST teachers' handbook with details of the Green and Orange Awards as well as comprehensive, easy-to-follow student and teacher resource material for all three levels
  • copies of project planners, which assist students in carrying out their projects
  • sample Green and Orange CREST certificates with stickers
  • a sample Blue profile card to help teachers and students monitor progress
  • a sample assessment rubric
  • one of each of the student handbooks (science and technology)
  • access to a freecall number for CREST support
  • access to the CREST Online site to request awards, download material and update school CREST information.

There is no cost to take in an Introductory CREST Award, though optional Blue CREST medallions are available for a cost of $4 per student.

Advanced CREST registration

The initial registration cost is $55. Annual renewal is $20. Register for CREST.

Upon registering, schools receive:

  • CREST teacher handbooks for science and for technology, with full details of the CREST program and suggested pre-CREST activities to prepare students for open-ended project work
  • one of each of the student handbooks (science and technology)
  • copies of project planners – these assist the students in carrying out their open-ended project
  • sample profile cards to help teachers and students monitor progress
  • a sample assessment rubric
  • access to a freecall number for CREST support
  • access to the CREST Online site to request awards, download material and update school CREST information.

There is no cost to complete Bronze CREST, though optional Bronze CREST medallions are available for a cost of $4 per student.

Silver CREST costs $10 per student (GST free) and Gold CREST costs $20 per student (GST free).

This cost covers the additional support in the assessment of individual student project proposals.

All students completing Silver and Gold CREST level receive a medallion at no extra cost.

CREST is available to international schools and home school students please email crest@csiro.au to register your international or home school. 

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