Adult Learning

Occasional Helpers are Adult supporters who only attend scouting meetings or activities up to 6 times a year. Apart from a DBS there is no further Training but OH can do compulsory Leader modules if they wish.

Section Assistants are Adult supporters who attend regularly but cannot run meetings on their own. They need a DBS, Modules 1 and 3 and all Compulsory Modules.

Assistants and Leaders require all Basic Modules to gain their wood badge. The Module Matrix shows what training each adult member is required to undertake.

Compulsory Modules

Training  Module can be undertaken a number of ways. Below are the basic training on-line modules and workbooks, (Search “Scout Module x in a search engine):

All Leaders and Section Assistants

Leaders Only below

Module 7 Scouting for All Course Only

Module 8 Skills of Leadership Course Only

Module 9 Working with Adults Course Only

Module 10 1st Aid Course Only

Module 12B Program Planning Course Only

Module 16 Residential Experiences Course Only

Module 19 International Course Only


Please ask your GSL for advice on Training Advisors. Remember doing a Course, e-Learning or a WorkBook does not complete training. You need to put the learning into practical use and be validated.

Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls