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TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES FOR ADULTS in SCOUTING

List of all Training Modules
The Training System Explained
See also Gloucestershire County website on Adult Training
MODULE MATRIX - MODULES EXPLAINED

See below for key to Module learning options

Getting Started

To be completed by all new adults to Scouting before Warrant can be presented

Module 1   c v e Essential Information
Module 2   o Complete a Personal Learning Plan
Module 3   s o e Tools for the Job (for Section Leader appointments)
Module 4   c s e Tools for the Job (for Manager appointments)
Common Modules
To be completed by all adults in Scouting no matter what appointment
Module 5   c o Fundamental Values
Module 6   v Changes in Scouting
Module 7   c s o Valuing Diversity
Module 8   c o Skills of Leadership
Module 9   c s Working with adults
Module 10   c First Aid
Section Leader Modules
To be completed by all adults in Section Leader and Assistant Leader roles
Module 11   c w Administration
Module 12   c e Providing a balanced programme
Module 13   c s o w Growing the Movement (Section Leaders)
Module 14   c s o w Young People Today
Module 15   c o w Challenging Behaviour
Module 16   c Nights Away
Module 17   c o Activities Outdoors
Module 18   c s Practical Skills
Module 19   c o International
Manager Modules
To be completed by all adults in Manager roles (GSLs, DCs etc)
Module 20   c o Administration (Managers)
Module 21   c s w Growing the Movement (Managers)
Module 22   c s o w Section Support
Module 23   c o Safety for Managers and Supporters
Module 24   c s o w Managing Adults
Module 25   c o w Assessing Learning
Module 26   c s w Supporting Adults
Specialist Modules
Modules relevant to specific roles
Module 27 Instructing Practical Skills
Module 28 Facilitating
Module 29 Presenting
Module 30 Supporting Local Learning
Module 31 Planning a Learning Experience
Module 32 Delivering a Learning Experience
Module 33 Planning a Learning Provision
Module 34 Managing a Learning Provision
Module 35 Internal Moderation
Module 36 Special Needs
Key to Module Learning Options
Options for each module under flexible learning
c Course
o One to One
s Small Groups
v Video
e E-learning (some e-learning options may not be available)
w Workbook
Examples of the content of some of the modules . . .
  Essential Information (Module 1)
Purpose, principle & method of the Scout Association, Fundamentals, Equal Opportunities, Child Protection Policy, Accidents and Risk Assessment, Local and National Structure, Support and training process and opportunities, POR.
  Tools for the Job (Module 3)
Features of the Section, Ceremonies, Roles and Responsibilities of Leaders, Programme ideas, Games.

THE OLD METHOD OF LEADER TRAINING.....

1) WELCOME TO SCOUTING...
Initial Training is delivered locally by your ADC Adult Training and members of the District Team. The session will provide practical information and support to enable you to get started with your new adult role in Scouting. Your ADC (Assistant District Commissioner) will help you choose a PTA (Personal Training Advisor) to help with your training.

2) INTRODUCTORY TRAINING...
A weekend multi-sectional course designed to provide you with some basic information and ideas to assist you with running a successful Colony, Pack, Troop or Unit. Topics include:
Scouting Fundamentals
Decision Making
Adults in Scouting
Programme Planning
Prayer & Worship
The Training Scheme
Games

3) LEADERSHIP ONE TRAINING...
A practical course over two weekends, using eight training modules, (ABCD) - (EFGH) and building on previous training experiences.  Topics include
Safety & Risk Assessment
Leadership Styles
Special Needs
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Spiritual Development
International Dimension

4) LEADERSHIP TWO TRAINING...
A weekend to further help Leaders to develop their personal skills in
Working with Other Adults

Relationships
Values
Community
Leadership Styles
The Management of a Section

AWARD OF THE WOOD BADGE
Following completion of Leadership Training Two, final projects and a period of not less than three months "in service" training, the District Commissioner may recommend the Award of the "WOOD BADGE"
Story of the WOODBADGE - A pdf file 118k

Booking forms available through your own District.

Copyright since 1998 Paul Calleja-Gera - All rights reserved.

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