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Safety Training

Part of the Getting Started training and Mandatory Ongoing Learning

Who this is for

All volunteers in their first 5 months

Renewed every 3 years

How to complete it

E-learning course

There are 5 lessons and an assessment

How long it takes

45-60 minutes       


Getting it signed off

Email your certificate to your Training Advisor or volunteer line manager


What you’ll learn

You’ll learn about your responsibilities for keeping young people and adults safe, what to do in an emergency and how to report incidents.

Doing things safely is fundamental to everything we do in Scouting. The Safety training ensures that you understand your responsibilities for keeping everyone in Scouts safe and how to assess and manage risk.


Additional information


Information, training and guidance provided on this page is produced solely to assist Scout Groups to understand their responsibilities for Safety. The Scout Association accepts no liability for use or reliance upon any of the information published on this website by anyone outside the Scouting Movement. A training completion certificate does not denote any level of qualification or compliance with any legal obligations in relation to Safety.