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

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
Oct 06

The Fundamentals of Scouting (Module 5)

October 6 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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
Oct 06

Scouting for all (Module 7)

October 6 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm

11 Administration

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

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Local Courses
Oct 06

Administration (Module 11)

October 6 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 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
Sat 23

First Aid (Module 10) Littlehampton

March 23 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Sun 24

First Aid (Module 10) in Crawley

March 24 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
Apr 08

First Aid (Module 10) Burgess Hill

April 8 @ 7:30 pm - April 9 @ 10:30 pm
Apr 13

First Aid (Module 10) Petworth & Pulborough

April 13 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm
Apr 13

First Aid (Module 10) in Crawley

April 13 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 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
Jun 08

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

June 8 @ 10:00 am - June 9 @ 4:00 pm
Nov 16

The Scout Association, Skills of Management (SE11)

November 16 @ 10:00 am - November 17 @ 5:00 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
Sun 24

The Scouts, South East, Achieving Growth (SE8)

March 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Apr 06
Oct 12

The Scouts, South East, Achieving Growth (SE9)

October 12 @ 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
Sat 23
Apr 07
Oct 13