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Adult Volunteer Learning

All our adults can take advantage of the training course that are free of charge to out adult volunteers. Whether you are working towards your Wood Badge [optional] or simply refreshing your learning, there is something for everyone.

Courses are run all across our county of Avon with some being run more locally in our district, you can find the latest courses here – 

Getting Started

If you are a new volunteer joining us we want to give you the skills to ensure you succeed and keep both you and our young people safe. Therefore there are some key modules you may need to complete in the getting started stage depending on your role, these need to be done within 5 months of joining us. If you aren’t sure which you need to complete speak to your training adviser or your group scout leader. You can complete all these modules online, should you not be able to speak to your line manager or training adviser.

For leaders:

Link to – Essential Information (Module 1) 

Link to – Safety

Link to – Safeguarding

Link to – GDPR Training

Link to – Tools for the Job (Module 3) (Section Leaders only)

Link to – Tools for the Job (Module 4) (Managers and supporters) 

You will also need to complete a personal learning plan with your Training Adviser or line manager.

Trustees formerly Executive Members:

Link to –  Essential Information (Module 1) – see link in section above.

Link to – Safety – see link in section above.

Link to – Safeguarding

Link to – Trustee Induction

Link to – GDPR Training

Mandatory Ongoing learning

Some training requires ‘re-validation’ after certain periods of time – if unsure just redo the training below – it does not take that long, both together can be done in 1.5hrs maximum. NB: Don’t forget to save (screenshot) your on-screen certificate at the end as this will be needed to add completion to your training record.

Link to – Mandatory Safety Training

Link to – Mandatory Safeguarding Training 

Further learning, including achieving your woodbadge

You can check out the online learning available here – 

If you need support with your training please contact you local line manager, a training adviser or contact us below.

Contact Us

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