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.

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Local Courses

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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.

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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.

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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.

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Local Courses

There are no upcoming events at this time.

7 Scouting for All

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

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Local Courses

There are no upcoming events at this time.

11 Administration

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

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Local Courses

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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
Sat 24

First Aid (Module 10), Crawley

November 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Dec 02

First Aid (Module 10) Hassocks

December 2 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Dec 16

First Aid (Module 10) Lindfield

December 16 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Mar 09

First Aid (Module 10) Bognor

09/03/2019 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Mar 17

First Aid (Module 10) Chichester

17/03/2019 @ 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.

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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
Jan 19

The Scouts, South East, Skills of Management (SE8)

19/01/2019 @ 10:00 am - 20/01/2019 @ 4:00 pm
Jun 08

The Scouts, South East, Skills of Management (SE9)

08/06/2019 @ 10:00 am - 09/06/2019 @ 4:00 pm

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
Feb 10

The Scouts, South East, Achieving Growth (SE6)

10/02/2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Mar 24

The Scouts, South East, Achieving Growth (SE8)

24/03/2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Apr 06

The Scouts, South East, Achieving Growth (SE7)

06/04/2019 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Oct 12

The Scouts, South East, Achieving Growth (SE9)

12/10/2019 @ 9:30 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
Feb 09
Mar 23
Apr 07
Oct 13