Training

Adult Training Scheme

The adult training scheme is made up of a number of Modules. A number of Modules are available with a workbook or on-line via e-learning.

To download a workbook or access the on-line training follow the links below.

To book your places please complete the online booking form here.

Getting Started

To be completed by all new adults to Scouting before full appointment can be confirmed.

Module Module Title Learning Method
01 Essential Information Course or e-learning
02 Personal Learning Plan Training Adviser
03 Tools for the Job (Leaders) Course or e-learning
04 Tools for the Job (Manager) Course or e-learning

Modules 1, 2 and either 3 or 4 are compulsory modules.  

Executive Committee Members

To be completed by all Members of an Executive Committee

Module Module Title Learning Method
01E Essential Information for Executive Committee Members (Mandatory module for all Exec Committee Members) Course or e-learning

All Appointments

Module Module Title Learning Method
05 The Fundamentals of Scouting Course or e-learning
06 Changes in Scouting Course
07 Scouting for all Course or workbook
08 Skills of Leadership Course
09 Working with adults Course
10 First Aid Course
11 Administration Course or workbook

Section Leaders and Section Supporters

To be completed by all adults in Section Leader and Assistant Leader roles.

Module Module Title Learning Method
12A Delivering a Quality Programme e-learning
12B Programme Planning Course
13 Growing the Section (Leaders) Course or workbook
14 Supporting Young People Course or workbook
15 Promoting Positive Behaviour Course or workbook
16 Introduction to Residential Experiences Course
17 Running Safe Activities Course or workbook
18 Practical Skills Course
19 International Course

Managers, Section Supporters, Other Supporters

Module Module Title Learning Method
11 Administration Course or workbook
12A Delivering a Quality Programme e-learning
21 Growing the Movement (Managers) Course or workbook
23 Safety for Managers and Supporters Course or workbook
24 Managing Adults Course or workbook
25 Assessing Learning Course

Module 25 – Although there is a workbook for this module it is recommended that you attend the training as you will gain more of an insight to Assessing Learning within the Scout Association

Training Advisors

Module Module Title Learning Method
25 Assessing Learning Course

Module 25 – Although there is a workbook for this module it is recommended that you attend the training as you will gain more of an insight to Assessing Learning within the Scout Association

Supplementary Modules

Modules relevant to specific roles

Module Module Title Learning Method
36 Special Needs Course
37 Advising on Adult Appointments Course or DVD
38 Skills for Residential Experiences Course

Module 38: This is an additional ‘skills’ module which expands on Module 16, and also very useful to those seeking to become Nights Away Adviser. This is a ‘practical skills’ day and residential weekend to get leaders thinking about ‘the OUT in Scouting’ and learn in a safe environment. The weekend gives you an ideal opportunity to learn from experienced trainers/scouters and from other delegates attending

If you require additional information in regard to training opportunities in Bexley District, then please visit GLSE Training page here.

Scouting provides a second family to lots of young people. It’s a safe place where they can aspire and grow.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls