Training Module Matrix

The adult training scheme includes modules, learning units and skills courses. Adults complete only the training which is appropriate to their role.

The Adult Training Module Matrix shown below provides a summary of all the learning that makes up the adult training scheme. If you would like to see the minimum requirements for your role, select the role(s) below that best represent your Scouting duties.


Scout Role(s):

Getting Started

To be completed within 5 months of appointment

ModuleAimMethods
Personal Learning Plan (2)
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To create a plan for an individual’s learning based on the requirements of the job and taking into account the individual’s needs    One to one
   Workbook
Essential Information (1)
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To provide all adults in Scouting with the essential information needed to get started in their role.    Course
   E-learning
   One to one
   Small group
Essential Information for Exec Comm Members (1E)
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To provide all adlts in Scouting with the essential information needed to get started in their role.    E-learning
General Data Protection Regulations
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To provide all adults in Scouting with an understanding of what the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) means for them, their Scout Group, District and County and how to effectively align with it.    E-learning
Tools for the Role (Section Leaders) (3)
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To provide the basic information on the individual’s role or area of responsibility and some practical help to get the individual started in the role.    Course
   E-learning
   One to one
   Small group
Tools for the Role (Managers and Supporters) (4)
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To provide key information about the individual’s role, areas of responsibility and where they can find further information and support.    Course
   E-learning
   One to one
   Small group

Training For All Appointments

ModuleAimMethods
Delivering a Quality Programme (12a)
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To provide Leaders, Managers and Supporters with information about how to deliver quality Scouting to young people, and how we ensure it meets their needs. This module is recommended as a priority.    Course
   E-learning
   One to one
   Small group
Fundamentals of Scouting (5)
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To explore the Fundamentals of Scouting and the Religious Policy, and their relationship with delivering a quality Programme for young people.    Course
   E-learning
   One to one
   Small group
Scouting for All (7)
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To provide an introduction to equal opportunities and practical advice about how to make Scouting inclusive for all.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Administration (11)
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To provide information and best practice on how to manage administrative tasks in Scouting, including responsibilities relating to the Data Protection Act/GDPR, record keeping, finances and insurance requirements.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Changes in Scouting (6)
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To provide an overview of the Scouting’s history, focusing on its development to meet the changing needs of society.    Online video
   Workbook
First Aid (10)
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To cover the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults to manage an incident and provide basic first aid.
This module should be completed every three years.
   Course

Section Leaders and Section Supporters

The Programme

ModuleAimMethods
Programme Planning (12b)
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To provide Section Leaders with an opportunity to plan and review a sectional programme, using a variety of methods to generate programme ideas.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
Running Safe Activities (17)
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To enable adults to plan and run exciting, safe and developmental activities for the young people in their section.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Practical Skills (18)
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To enable adults to gain and develop practical skills for the benefit of young people in their section.    Course
   Small group
Introduction to Residential Experiences (16)
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To enable Section Leaders and supporters who may support residential experiences for young people, to understand the purpose that residential experiences play in Scouting.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
International (19)
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To provide adults with an international focus appropriate to their section and understand the global nature of Scouting.    Course
   One to one
   Small group

The People

ModuleAimMethods
Supporting Young People (14)
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To enable adults to understand and meet the needs of young people and create a supportive environment.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Promoting Positive Behaviour (15)
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To enable adults to promote positive behaviour and appropriately manage challenging behaviour in their section.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Growing the Section (13)
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To cover ways in which an adult volunteer can work with their line manager and others to plan and contribute to the growth of their Section and/or Group.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Working with Adults (9)
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To cover some key skills required to work effectively as a team, including communication, listening skills, decision-making structures and effectively representing others.    Course
   Small group
Skills of Leadership (8)
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To cover the knowledge, skills and attitudes required to be an effective leader, including leadership styles, action-centred leadership and developing leadership skills in others.    Course
   One to one
   Small group

Managers and Supporters

Core Skills Areas
Independent Learning
Skills Courses
 

Methods: e-learning, videos and learning guides, workbooks, information sheets.

Skills of Management Course
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Achieving Growth CourseMore InfoMeeting the Challenges CourseMore Info
Managing Your Time and Personal Skills
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Managine Time and Personal Skills  
Achieving Results
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Building Effective Teams  
Project Management    
Getting the Word Out      
Providing Direction
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Planning for Growth  
Leading Local Scouting    
Working with People
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Finding, Appointing and Welcoming Volunteers    
Keeping, Developing and Managing Volunteers    
Safeguarding  
Dealing with Difficult Situations  
Supporting the Adult Training Scheme  
Enabling Change
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Enabling change    
Using Resources
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Financial and Physical Resources    
Executive Committees and Being a Trustee  
Decision Making      
Safety For Managers and Supporters
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Safety for Managers and Supporters

Mandatory Ongoing Learning

ModuleAimMethods
To revisit the rules, guidance and responsibilities related to safety in Scouting.
This module should be completed every five years.
   Course
   E-learning
Safeguarding
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To revisit the rules, guidance and responsibilities related to safeguarding in Scouting.
This module should be completed every five years.
   Course
   E-learning
First Aid (10)
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To cover the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults to manage an incident and provide basic first aid.
This module should be completed every three years.
   Course

Supplementary Modules

ModuleAimMethods
Assessing Learning (25)
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To provide the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to effectively support, validate and assess adults in the Adult Training Scheme, the Adventurous Activity Permit Scheme, Nights Away Permit Scheme and the Scout Show National Recognition Scheme.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Instructing Practical (27)
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To provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to instruct practical skills.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
Facilitating (28)
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To provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes to facilitate individuals and small groups.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
Presenting (29)
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To provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes to make effective presentations.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
Supporting Local Learning (30)
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To provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes for Local Training Managers to co-ordinate the learning plans of individuals to produce a programme of learning.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
Planning a Learning Experience (31)
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To provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to research and design training experiences.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
Delivering a Learning Experience (32)
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To provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to plan, prepare and run a training experience.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
Planning a Learning Provision (33)
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To provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes to enable training managers to plan to meet the learning needs of an area.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Managing a Learning Provision (34)
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To provide the skills, knowledge and attitudes to enable County Training Managers to manage the learning provision for their area.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Additional Needs (36)
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To provide information, support and resources for those working with young people with additional needs. Training resources for this module are currently under review. For advice on delivering this module, please contact diversity.inclusion@scouts.org.uk.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
Advising on Adult Appointments (37)
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To enable an adult to participate fully as a member of the Appointments Advisory Committee.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
   Workbook
Skills for Residential Experience (38)
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To enable adults to acquire the appropriate skills to plan and run successful residential experiences for the young people in their section.    Course
   One to one
   Small group
Mentoring and Coaching (39)
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To enable adults to effectively mentor and coach both adults and young people for successful talent management/ succession planning.    Course
   One to one
   Small group

NB. Your Training Adviser may suggest additional modules, based on local policy, your specific role or circumstances.

 
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