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Trainers Information for Managers and Supporters Training

The Managers and Supporters Training is split into two elements: independent learning and three skills courses.

The skills courses are delivered by Regional teams of Managers and Supporters Trainers..

The role of Managers and Supporters Trainer is not a Wood Badge role. However, candidates must have completed Modules 1: Essential Information, 28: Presenting and 29: Facilitating. They must have attended Managers and Supporters ‘Train the Trainer’ training and also have prior experience in both training and management. Candidates must have a good understanding of Scouting and satisfy the role description. In addition, all applications must be approved by the County Training Manager, the County Commissioner and the Regional Training Manager.

Trainers for Managers and Supporters Training are required to commit to delivering or supporting the delivery of at least one event per year in the Region, but not necessarily within their own County. All such Trainers will also be required to take part in peer assessment as a form of quality monitoring. They will be a positive advocate for Managers and Supporters Training.

For more information about becoming a Managers and Supporters Trainer contact your County/Area Training Manager.

Validating the Managers and Supporters Training

The Managers and Supporters Training is validated against six core skill areas and a safety module. More information about the objectives for each area can be found at the links below. The specific validation criteria can be found in the Adult's Personal File for Managers and Supporters.

Independent Learning for Managers and Supporters

The following independent learning units are available as part of the Leadership and Management Training.

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Skills courses

There are three skills courses as part of the Leadership and Management Training.

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