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Support Resources for Learners

The resources below provide an introduction to and overview of The Scout Associations' Adult Training Scheme. They are a great source of information for any questions that you might have about training. The Training Advisers Guide and Adults Personal File also provide information about the validation criteria for each module.

Adult training scheme

The Scouts’ Adult Training Scheme is of particular relevance to County Training Managers, County Commissioners and District Commissioners. It should also be useful to anyone who has a responsibility for the support and training of adults in Scouting.

Read more about the scheme

Module Matrix

This is a summary of the Scouts’ Adult Training Scheme and ongoing learning

Download the latest matrix

Adults personal file for Section Leaders

The aim of the Adult’s Personal File is to introduce you to The Scotus’s Adult Training Scheme and to provide you with some tools and information to help you with your training

Discover the personal file for Leaders

Adults personal file for Managers and Supporters

The aim of the Adult’s Personal File is to introduce you to The Scouts’ Adult Training Scheme and to provide you with some tools and information to help you with your training. This guide only refers to the compulsory training that is relevant to those taking on appointments as Managers or Supporters.

Discover the personal file for Managers and Supporters

Adult Personal File for Non-Wood Badge Appointments

The aim of the Adult’s Personal File is to introduce you to The Adult Training Scheme, and to provide you with some tools and information to help you with your training. This guide only refers to the compulsory training that is relevant to those taking on appointments that are classed as non Wood Badge roles.

Read the file for non-wood badge appointments

Adult Personal File Supplementary Modules

The aim of Supplementary Module Resource is to provide a place for learners to find all the content about the Supplementary Modules in one place. Supplementary Modules may be completed by choice of the learner, to develop existing learning or due to a suggestion by your Training Adviser.

Read the file for supplementary modules

Independent Learning Workbooks

Workbooks may be used to support individuals where, for accessibility reasons, they cannot complete training independently using the eLearning or complete the eLearning with someone, such as a line manager, Training Adviser, Local/County/Area/Region (Scotland) Training Manager.

Read the workbooks

Personal Development Guides

There are a number of resources available to help you to continue to develop your skills in your role.

Discover the guides