Resources to support adult training modules

You’ll find links and resources here to back up the training you’ve completed as an adult volunteer in Scouting.

General resources you may be referred to in a training course:

The Scout Association website

POR – The Scout Association – Policy, Organisation and Rules Link

Compass – The Scout Association Membership System Link

Adults Personal File for Section Leader (2019 version)

Appointment Forms

Hereford and Worcester County website  (you’re on it!)

Hereford and Worcester Training course programme

Young People First:  Code of Practice (Yellow Card).

Administration (11)

This page on The Scouts website has all sorts of information to help you with administration.

Information about completing the Scout census.

Different information forms we use for adults joining Scouting.

Information on disclosure checks.

Data Protection and GDPR

Information on Accounts and Finances.

Unity Insurance Services (Scouts Insurance Services)

Information about Scout Insurance –…/insomniacs_guide_Sept_2010.pdf

The learning for Module 11 can be completed by workbook, which is available here.

The slides from the module delivered on 7th Sept 2020 are here: Administration – 11

Delivering a Quality Programme (12A)

All about the Programme

Information about Scout Network

Information about Young Leaders.

Quality Programme Checker

All about Youth Shaped Scouting

Climbing Wall of Youth Involvement

A Guide to Supporting Young People on Committees

Adapting badges and awards to be more inclusive

Key messages for Managers and Supporters re Youth Involvement

Key messages for Section Leaders re Youth Involvement

Slide deck from training on 16th September – sorry, this file was too large to upload (because of the embedded videos) – if you’d like the slide deck, please let Mel Brammer know and I’ll get it to you.

Module 14 – Supporting Young People

Young People First: Code of Practice (Yellow Card)

guidance related to life issues

anti-bullying guidance and resources

policy and guidance on safeguarding

guidance on additional needs

Scouting Speaks to all: A leader’s guide to speech, language and communication needs

My Body, My Choice – resource for Explorer Scouts and Leaders

Stay Safe leaflets for each Section – no longer available as a printed leaflet but still able to be downloaded from “How can I best communicate…” on this page.

Staying Safe online guidance

Information about Scouts Wellbeing Champions campaign

The learning for this module can also be done by completing this workbook.

Further information on all the areas covered in this training:

Module 15 – Promoting Positive Behaviour

Guidance on Promoting Positive Behaviour

POR Chapter 2: Equal Opportunities

POR Chapter 15: Suspensions and Dismissals

Guidance on additional needs

Additional needs directory

Scouting Speaks to All: A Leaders Guide to Speech, Language and Communication Needs.

Nature and the outdoors are languages that can be learned. Once you identify a beech tree, tie a clove hitch or cook a simple meal over a fire that you’ve built yourself, you’ll never forget it.'
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls