Adult Training

Adult volunteers are at the heart of Scouting, and we hope that you will get every bit as much out of it as you put in. Scouting is not only about young people, but also about the development of adults within the Movement.

To support adults in Scouting, the Association provides a comprehensive programme of training to build on existing skills and knowledge and develop new competencies.

Some elements of training can count towards externally-recognised qualifications, and within the movement there are also awards to recognise dedication to training and outstanding service.

To find out which training modules are required for your role, use the Interactive Module Matrix



Training Module Links

Key

Use this key to identify which modules are required for your role. Hover your mouse over a key block to see the roles applicable.

All Appointments
Section Leaders and Section Supporters
Managers, Section Supporters, Other Supporters
Mandatory Ongoing Learning
Supplementary
Other

Getting Started Modules

The getting started modules should be completed in the first five months of your appointment. Use the key above to see which modules are applicable to your role. Click a link to start online e-learning or view more information.

M2: Personal Learning Plan

Plan your Wood Badge training with your manager

M1: Essential Information

Information about Scouting

Safety

Safe activities to keep everyone safe

Safeguarding

Safeguarding practices and your responsibilities

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulations

M3: Tools for the Role (Leaders)

Help for your role and responsibilities

M4: Tools for the Role (Managers)

Help for your role and responsibilities

Trustee Introduction

Legal responsibilities and regulations

Wood Badge Modules

Most adults should complete Wood Badge training modules. These should be done within the first three years of your appointment. For a list of modules that apply to your role, please select your role(s) below:

Scout Role(s):

Mandatory Ongoing Learning

These modules should be completed every three years. Executive Committee members don't need to complete the First Aid module.

Safety

Safe activities to keep everyone safe

Safeguarding

Safeguarding practices and your responsibilities

M10: First Aid

For leaders, managers and supporters

Training Team
NameRole Description 
Margaret Patrick Local Training Manager

Training News

Please check out our first Arrow newsletter. It's made by a group of Explorers who are in our new Media Team - please get in touch if have any good news stories for the next edition.

Arrow Newsletter Spring 2023.pdf

 

 

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There is information starting to come out about the upcoming transformation of how Scouts is organised, run and developed. Please see the link below for the latest information we have available. This is a shortened version of a much longer presentation, with only the most important parts retained.

 

More information will be shared as and when we receive it.

 

Latest Transformation Overview.pdf

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