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Adult training scheme


Welcome to The Scouts Adult Training Scheme

The Scouts is a voluntary movement dedicated to the development of young people between the ages of 6 and 25. Each week over 100,000 adult volunteers, in a variety of roles throughout the UK, help Scouting to achieve its aim. While The Scouts’ primary purpose is the development of young people, it also seeks to offer personal development opportunities to adults, both within their Scouting role and as individuals. The Adult Training Scheme is one means by which adults in Scouting can be supported in their chosen role. It can also help to meet personal development needs.

This publication explains The Scouts’ approach to training; gives the details of the training scheme and outlines the management of training provision within Counties.

Who is this publication for?

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.

How to use The Scouts’ Adult Training Scheme

This publication provides an introduction to all the modules, terms and appointments in the training scheme. Keep it together in a file with your other training material for ease of reference.