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



Local Training Course Diary
Module 11
Administration

Module 11: Administration

Tue 21st May (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Zoom
 
Module 19
International

Module 19: International

Thu 20th Jun (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Zoom
 
Other On-going Learning

ERCA High Ropes Course

Tue 2nd (9:00am) to Fri 5th Jul (5:00pm)
Scouts Adventures Lochgoilhead, PA24 8AQ
 
Other On-going Learning

ERCA Generic Rescuer

Wed 10th (9:00am) to Fri 12th Jul (5:30pm)
Scouts Adventures Lochgoilhead, PA24 8AQ
 
Module 13
Growing the Section

Module 13: Growing the Section

Wed 17th Jul (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Zoom
 
Module 9
Working with Adults

Module 9: Working with Adults

Wed 4th Sep (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Zoom
 
Other On-going Learning

Mountain Training: Mountain Skills

Fri 13th (7:00pm) to Sun 15th Sep (5:00pm)
Scouts Adventures Lochgoilhead, PA24 8AQ
 
Module 19
International

Module 19: International

Thu 19th Sep (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Zoom
 
Module 11
Administration

Module 11: Administration

Tue 8th Oct (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Zoom
 
Other On-going Learning

ERCA High Ropes Course

Mon 21st (9:00am) to Thu 24th Oct (5:00pm)
Scouts Adventures Lochgoilhead, PA24 8AQ
 
Module 8
Skills of Leadership

Module 8: Skills of Leadership

Wed 23rd Oct (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Zoom
 
Other On-going Learning

ERCA Generic Rescuer

Mon 28th (9:00am) to Wed 30th Oct (5:30pm)
Scouts Adventures Lochgoilhead, PA24 8AQ
 
Other On-going Learning

Mountain Training: Hill Skills

Fri 1st (8:00pm) to Sun 3rd Nov (5:00pm)
Scouts Adventures Lochgoilhead, PA24 8AQ
 
All Appointments
Section Leaders and Section Supporters
Managers, Section Supporters, Other Supporters
Mandatory Ongoing Learning
Supplementary
Other
 

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