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To provide the basic information required
to ensure that adults involved in Scouting:
do not put themselves and others at
risk through lack of knowledge
are aware of the Purpose, Principles
and Method of Scouting
are aware of the management and
support structures of Scouting in
outline and of immediately relevant
parts of the structure in detail. 

 


Fundamentals
Child Protection
Equal Opportunities
Safety
Structures and support
POR  

Video
e-learning
Course  
Explain the key policies of The Scout Association and carry out a Risk Assessment of your meeting place01
  

To create a plan for an individual’s
learning based on the requirements of the
job and taking into account the
individual’s needs. The plan will show the
training and the support that the
individual will receive to help them fulfil
the learning programme and will include
a progress review timetable. 

"Personal Learning Plan 
"

One to one
Workbook  
Complete Personal Learning Plan02
  

To provide the basic information on the
individual’s job or area of responsibility
and some practical help to get the
individual started in the job. 

Features of the Section
Adult role
Programme ideas
Games 

One to one
Small group
e-learning 

Explain the main features of your section, run a game or activity with your section, and run a section ceremony03
  

To provide the basic information on the
individual’s job or area of responsibility
and some practical help to get the
individual started in the job. 

Duties and responsibilities
Needs of adults
Outline of the Sections
POR 

One to one
Small group
e-learning 
Explain the main features of Beavers, Cubs & Scouts, determine your top priorities in the role, and demonstrate you know where to get help and support from.04
  

To use the Personal Development Areas to
explore the links between the values
expressed in the Purpose, Principles and
Methods of Scouting and a balanced
programme, the awards and badges. 

Values
Personal Development Areas
Religious Policy 

Course
One to one 

Describe the values of Scouting and demonstrate how these used through the programme. Plan and run an activity based on faiths & beliefs05
  

To provide an overview of the Movement’s
history focusing on its development to
meet the changing needs of society. 

Brief outline history of
Scouting 

Video
Factsheet 

Complete the questionnaire06
  

To cover the policies of The Scout
Association that promote diversity and
consider how the individual, in their role,
can help to make Scouting available to all. 

Mixed Scouting
Equal opportunities
Special Needs
Cultural, social and
religious diversity 

Course
Small group
One to one 

Plan and run an activity based on recruitment of new members which demonstrates Scouting is available to all. (see module 13)07
  

Systematic planning Action centred leadership Leadership styles Developing leadership skills in
others 

Systematic planning
Action centred leadership
Leadership styles
Developing leadership skills in others 

One to one
Course 

Your leadership skills will be observed while you are being validated for other modules while performing your role in Scouting.08
  

To cover the underpinning functions required to work effectively as a member of an adult team. 

Communication
Listening skills
Decision making structures
Representing others. 

Small group
Course 

Attend a District meeting to represent your Group and feedback to the other adults in your Section09
  

To cover the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults to manage an incident and provide basic First Aid. 

First Aid
External course (First Response as a minimum)
Obtain an appropriate first aid certificate10
  

To cover the records and procedures necessary for the effective administration of the Section (including personal and financial records, insurance issues and accident/emergency procedures). 

Keeping records
Records required for Section
Financial responsibilities
Accident reporting
Data Protection Act
Insurance 

Workbook
Course
Small group
One to one 

Demonstrate that sectional financial and achievement records are updated at each meeting; and administer an outdoor activity – budget, permissions, resources (this is validated as part of module 17 outdoor activities)11
  

To cover ways in which a successful and balanced programme can be planned and implemented in the Section. 

Balanced Programme
Programme ideas
Young people‘s involvement in decision making
Awards
Self-Review tool
Mentoring (Explorer Scouts and Young Leaders only)
Overview of other Sections 

Course
e-learning
One to one 
Contribute to the outline planning meeting by suggesting ideas and Demonstrate the need for the programme to be balanced12
  

To cover ways in which an adult working with a Section can work with their GSL/others to plan and implement growth in his/her Group and Section. 

Transfer between Sections
Adults in Scouting model (recruitment, induction and retention)
Development planning
Co-operation with other agencies 

Small group
Course
Workbook 

Plan and run an activity based on recruitment of new members which demonstrates Scouting is available to all. (see module 7)13
  

To enable adults working with Sections to identify and meet the needs of young people. 

Characteristics, influences and needs of young people 

Course
Small group
One to one
Workbook 

Plan and run a game or activity to help your Section members identify their own needs and plan and run a game or activity to meet a specific need you have identified14
  

To enable adults to prevent and manage challenging behaviour in the Sections. 

Causes, prevention and management of challenging behaviour 

Course
Workbook
One to one 

Include in your outline plan each of the following:-a session to create or revisit section code of conduct; anda game or activity to explore acceptable and unacceptable behaviour.15
  

To enable adults to plan and run residential experiences for the young people in their Section. 

Plan/run residential experiences
Practical skills for residential experiences 

Residential course 

Help plan and administer a residential experience for your section16
  

To enable adults to plan and run exciting, safe and developmental activities outdoors for the young people in their Section. 

Importance in Balanced Programme
Planning and carrying out activities
Authorisations Risk Assessment Party management 

 

One to one
Course 

Plan and run an outdoor activity new to you17
  

To enable adults to gain and develop practical skills for the benefit of young people in their Section. 

Range of practical skills
Training others

Course
Small group 

18
  
To provide an international focus appropriate to their Section and appreciate the global nature of Scouting.

World-wide family of Scouting
International aspects of the programme
International events and activities
Programme ideas 

Course
One to one 

Plan and run an international themed event19
  

To cover the records and procedures necessary for the effective administration of the Section (including personal and financial records, insurance issues and accident/emergency procedures). 

Record keeping
Records required for Section,
Group and District Roles and responsibilities
Financial responsibilities
Accident reporting
Data Protection Act
Insurance
POR 

One to one
Course
Management game 

Demonstrate all sections in your Group are maintaining satisfactory records and that you have an effecetive Group Executive Committee.20
  

To cover the ways in which a manager in Scouting can plan to, execute the growth of and facilitate change in the delivery of Scouting in the appropriate area. 

Influences and needs of adults and young people
Transfer between Sections
Waiting lists
Adults in Scouting model (recruitment, induction and retention) Promoting Scouting
Fundraising
Development planning
Change management 

Small group
Course
Workbook 

Demonstrate real growth within your Group discussing with your training advisor your personal contribution to the increasing numbers. Show how you encourage transfer between sections within your Group.21
  

To enable adults not working directly with young people to understand the Sectional Programmes, Section method, and Section characteristics so that they may provide effective management and support. 

Features of each Section
Balanced programme
Self-Review tools
International aspects of the programme
Value of residential experiences and activities outdoors 

 

One to one
Small group
Course
Workbook 

Demonstrate each Section in your Group are running a Balanced Programme. Complete an annual review with each of your Section Leaders.22
  

To cover specific roles, responsibilities and systems for ensuring safe Scouting. 

Responsibilities
Risk Assessments
Activity Authorisations
Insurance
Accident reporting 

Course
One to one 

Ensure a risk assessment of your meeting place is completed annually, and reviewed periodically. Explain how you promote a safety culture within the Scout Group23
  

To cover the skills and knowledge required to enable participants to provide effective management of adults. 

Personal development
Areas of adults
Adult training
Group dynamics
Motivation
Delegation
Conflict resolution
Team building
Adults in Scouting model 

Course
Small group
One to one
Workbook 

Demonstrate you hold regular management meetings with your Leadership Team (one per school term).24
  

To cover the skills and knowledge required to enable participants to provide effective management of adults. 

Learning needs analysis
Effective validation techniques
Providing feedback
Learning support 

Course
Workbook
One to one 

Validate at least 2 leaders through a minimum of 2 modules to be validated as a manager and training advisor.25
  

To cover the skills and knowledge required to enable supporters to provide effective support to adults in Sections. 

Adults in Scouting model
Personal development areas of adult training
Group dynamics
Motivation
Consultation
Running meetings 

Course
Small group
Workbook 

26
  

To cover the skills and knowledge required to enable supporters to provide effective support to adults in Sections. 

Skills instruction
Safety
Feedback
Records of skills instruction 


Course  
27
  

To provide the skills, knowledge and
attitudes to facilitate individuals and
small groups. 

Training methods
Communication in a learning
environment 

Course 

28
  

To provide the skills, knowledge and
attitudes to make effective presentations. 

Planning and delivering
presentations
Learning methods
Resources and facilities
Feedback 

Course 

29
  

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. 

Communication
Allocating Training Advisers
Procedures
Monitoring progress 

Course 

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