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The Modules

Details of all modules can be found within the preparing to lead delivery book.


ESYLs undertake 11 modules as part of their training.

Note: ESYLs and Young Leaders volunteering from outside of scouting must complete module A within 3 months.

The modules are designed to be flexible and encourage innovation, so be as creative as you can! As long as the aim and objectives are met, they can be delivered in any way by anybody with the appropriate training or experience.

Module A - Prepare for take-off (essentials and expectations)

Note: Young Leaders arent expected to complete Module A: Prepare for Take-Off until face-to-face meetings are resumed. All other modules could be delivered online.

Module B - Taking the lead 

Module C - That's the way to do it!

Module D - Understanding behaviour

Module E - Game on!

Module F - Making Scouting accessible and inclusive

Module G - What is a high quality programme?

Module H - Programme planning

Module I - What did they say?

Module J - Communicate it!

Module K - First aid masterclass

The Missions

As part of the Young Leaders' Scheme there are four missions to be completed alongside the 11 modules. 

Discover the four missions