Training

Training

Getting Started

To support you in your first five months of volunteering with the Scouts we have several training modules for you to complete. You can complete these in any order.

These modules covered in this section of the training are as follows:

  • 02: Personal Learning Plan (PLP)
  • 01: Essential Information
  • Safety
  • Safeguarding
  • General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)
  • 03: Tools for the Role – Section Leaders
  • 04: Tools for the Role – Managers and Supporters
  • Trustee Information
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Training for all appointments

When you’re working towards completing your Wood Badge everyone with a volunteer appointment should complete the modules on below Once you’ve completed these modules, visit the main training pages on the main Scout website to complete modules which are specific to your volunteer role.

These modules covered in this section of the training are as follows:

 

  • 12A: Deliving a Quality Programme
  • 05: The Fundamentals of Scouting
  • 07: Scouting for all
  • 11: Administration
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Ongoing learning modules

Mandatory ongoing learning for all learners and need to be completed every five years.

These modules covered in this section of the training are as follows:

  • Safety
  • Safeguarding
  • First Aid
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Section Leader Modules

The training modules for Section Leaders help you to develop your skills on programme planning, running safe activities and more.

These modules covered in the this section of the training are as follows:

  • 08: Skills of Leadership
  • 09: Working with Adults
  • 12A: Delivering a quality programme
  • 12A: Delivering a quality programme
  • 13: Growing the section
  • 14: Supporting Young People
  • 15: Promoting Positive Behaviour
  • 16: An Introduction to Residential Experiences
  • 17: Running Safe Activities
  • 18: Practical Skills
  • 19: International
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Supplementary Modules

All volunteers should complete an additional five hours of learning per year, have a look at our supplementary modules to see what training to complete.

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Managers and Supporters Modules

The training modules for Managers or Supporters in scouting provide you with guidance on leading groups of volunteers, facilitating growth in your area and more.

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