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Training Updates

Below is a list of all recent updates within activities, along with explanations.

December 2018

The 'Training Managers Toolkit for supporting Training Advisers' was updated with refreshed sessions included.


A new resource has been created for members in Manager roles. 'Training Advisers, A Managers Guide' is for those wishing to understand how training Advisers can be a valuable asset to the journey of a new member or those changing their role.


November 2018

Updates were made to 'Administration' (module 11) to align the training to the new GDPR and Data Protection Act.

Trainer notes, Workbook and Appendices were updated.

Trainer Notes - https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/3031
Workbook - https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/2979/11-administration-leaders/?cat=23,223,235&moduleID=10

October 2018

A new video to assist learning about community impact was added to the list of available resources to support 'Delivering a Quality Programme' (module 12A). Trainer notes were also updated.


The trainer notes for 'Programme Planning' (module 12B) were updated to embed community impact into the Scouting programme.


September 2018

Following feedback from members, the validation criteria for the GDPR e-learning was changed and a certificate added to the e-learning module. A deadline for all existing members to complete the training was added as the 31st December 2018.

Full details of the changes can be found here: https://members.scouts.org.uk/supportresources/4816?dm_i=31ME,RVAO,3D7614,2UYGE,1

August 2018

'Internal Moderation' (module 35) was formally removed from the Scouts' Adult Training Scheme.

May 2018

Following the introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), a new e-learning module has been created.  This must be completed by all members who's role requires them to also complete 'Essential Information' (module 1) or 'Essential Information for Executive Committee Members' (module 1E).


February 2018

A new module has been added to the Scouts' Adult Training Scheme.  'Mentoring and Coaching' (module 39) has been added to the supplementary modules to help provide members with the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to effectively mentor and coach both adults and young people in Scouting roles.


January 2018

Following an incident in 2017 various modules have been updated to improve the content relating to gas safety and Carbon Monoxide awareness. These changes are effective from 1 June 2018, resources may not be available until this date, when resources are available hyperlinks will be added below.

·         Essential Information (01) – Updates to the trainers notes

·         Introduction to Residential Experiences (16) – Updates to the trainers notes

·         Running Safe Activities (17) – Updates to the trainers notes and learners workbook

·         Skills for Residential Experiences (38) – Updates to the trainers notes

·         Safety for Managers and Supporters – Updates to the learners workbook

·         Mandatory ongoing learning - safety  - Updates to the trainers notes

For the latest Training case studies and blogs please click below:

Blog | Ashley's Wood Badge Blog

Blog | UK International Commissioner, Wood Badge completion July 2017


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