Managers and Supporters

Manager and Supported training is agreed with the training adviser as part of Module 2 and typically contains the modules shown below. Expand each module to see more information or dates for County courses; if no dates is shown please contact your training adviser or your Districts Local Training Manager.

Printable Diary of training dates can be found here.

1 Essential Information

To provide all adults in Scouting with the essential information needed to get started in their role.

Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Local Courses
Jul 07

Essential Information (Module 1) in Crawley

July 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Oct 07

Essential Information (Module 1) in Crawley

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

2 Personal Learning Plan

To create a plan for an individual’s learning based on the requirements of the job and taking into account the individual’s needs.

Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Local Courses

There are no upcoming events at this time.

4 Tools for the Role (Managers and Supporters)

To provide key information about the individual’s role, areas of responsibility and where they can find further information and support.

Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Local Courses

There are no upcoming events at this time.

5 The Fundamentals of Scouting

To explore the Fundamentals of Scouting and the Religious Policy; and consider their relationship with the quality programme delivered to young people.

Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Local Courses
Sep 29

Adult Training (Modules 5/7)

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Nov 04

Adult Training (Modules 5/7)

November 4 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

7 Scouting for All

To provide an introduction to equal opportunities and practical advice about how to make Scouting inclusive for all.

Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Local Courses
Sep 29

Adult Training (Modules 5/7)

September 29 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm
Nov 04

Adult Training (Modules 5/7)

November 4 @ 10:30 am - 6:30 pm

11 Administration

To provide information and best practice on how to manage administrative tasks in Scouting.

Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Local Courses
Oct 14

Adult Training (Modules 12A/11)

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

10 First Aid

To cover the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults to manage an incident and provide basic First Aid.

Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Local Courses
Sep 08

First Aid (Module 10) Storrington

September 8 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Sep 09

First Aid (Module 10), Crawley

September 9 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Sep 16

First Aid (Module 10) Worthing

September 16 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Oct 13

First Aid (Module 10) Littlehampton

October 13 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Oct 13

Copy of First Aid (Module 10) Littlehampton

October 13 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

6 Changes in Scouting

To provide an overview of the Movement’s history focusing on its development to meet the changing needs of society.

Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Local Courses

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Managers and Supporters

Skills of Management

Objectives – By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Describe their preferred leadership style and explain how this impacts on how they work with others.
  • Demonstrate how to adapt their leadership style as appropriate to different situations in Scouting.
  • Apply effective and appropriate communication techniques to meet the needs of the intended audience.
  • Use active listening techniques and provide constructive feedback.
  • Carry out effective reviews with team members.
  • Apply basic coaching techniques and work with others to identify and develop their potential in Scouting.
  • Motivate individuals within a team.
  • Identify strengths and weaknesses in their team and how to build upon these.
  • Facilitate team development.
  • Plan and run effective meetings.
  • Facilitate constructive communication and discussion.
  • Plan and manage effective inductions.
  • Apply effective learning and relationship building.
  • Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.
Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Regional Courses

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Achieving Growth

Objectives – By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Produce an effective development plan to identify and promote growth in local Scouting.
  • Plan and use effective recruitment techniques.
  • Identify situations where change is needed and apply effective change management techniques to local Scouting situations.
  • Identify opportunities for flexible volunteering and support, and practice this in the recruitment and retention of adult Members.
  • Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.
Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Regional Courses
Sun 24

Achieving Growth (SE3)

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Oct 13

The Scout Association, Achieving Growth (SE5)

October 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm

Meeting the Challenges

Objectives – By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify causes of conflict and define appropriate strategies to resolve it.
  • Apply The Scout Association’s dispute, suspension and complaints procedures in an effective manner to real situations.
  • Apply The Scout Association’s safeguarding procedures to real situations.
  • Carry out challenging reviews.
  • Prioritise the different challenges faced in their role.
  • Identify steps to implement their personal action plan.
Supporting Resources e-Learning and notes
Regional Courses
Sat 23

Meeting the Challenges (SE3)

June 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Oct 14

The Scout Association, Meeting the Challenges (SE5)

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm