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Learning, development and awards

Developing yourself and others

Scouts Training

Every role volunteer in Scouting is required to complete some training which is tailored to their role.

Your training can help you learn new skills to support you when you’re running your section, managing a dispute or even taking some Cubs out on the water for the first time.

Updates to our learning and training

We're updating our training, read some of our FAQs to understand more about the changes we are making.

Discover what's changing
Getting Started

As you begin your volunteer journey with Scouts you will need to undertake some training to help get you started in your role. 

Discover the materials to get started >
Learning for Volunteers

We provide our volunteers with the tools and tips to feel trained, supported and happy in your role. Discover the training to build on existing skills and knowledge and develop new competencies.

Find out about your training requirements >
Ongoing training for all

There are some training modules that as a volunteer we must keep up-to-date with, especially Safety and Safeguarding.

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Training others

If you’re helping to train other volunteers in Scouts, we have resources available to help you.

Discover the materials to train others >
Awards and recognition

We want to thank all our volunteers for their contribution to Scouts – we know how important it is to recognise their brilliant achievements.

Learn more about awards and recognition >