Essential Information is a mandatory module for nearly all adults in Scouting. It is compulsory for all appointed adults who have unsupervised access to young people
It provides them with the necessary skills and information to ensure that they do not put themselves and others at risk due to lack of knowledge. As well as making adults aware of the purpose, principles and methods of Scouting, it covers the structures that are in place to support them in their role.
The following links will take you to each section of Module 1: Essential Information so you can complete your learning online.
Please read the Guidance on Using E-learning before you begin. (PDF)
Module 1 Self-test Quiz (PDF)
This is available to purchase from the information centre.
Safeguarding and child protection (various resources)
Safety (various resources)
Fundamentals Explained (PDF)
Appointments (various resources)
Information about the sections, the fundamentals, promise and law can be found at: