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Leader Wood Badge Training

On the morning of 8 September 1919, 19 men dressed in short trousers and knee socks, their shirt sleeves rolled up, assembled for the first Scoutmasters’ training camp at Gilwell Park. The camp was designed and run by Robert Baden-Powell.

Continue the tradition and complete your required training.



Training for Executive Members

As of 1 January 2016 members of group executive are required to complete module 01E (Essential Information for Executive Committee Members) and Safeguarding training.

FAQs – Module 1: Essential Information for Executive Committee Members

Training Resources

01E: Essential Information for Executive Committee Members
Safeguarding awareness online training

Leader Training

Leaders are required to do the following modules:

01: Essential Information
02: Personal Learning Plan
03: Tools for the Role (for Section Leaders)
05: The Fundamentals of Scouting
Safeguarding awareness online training
Ongoing Safety online training

Forward the certificate PDF produced at the end to the completed online training module to the Island Training Manager at, to ensure that your Compass training profile is updated.

Up coming training

Modules (with link to the page)Date
16 Hour, 2 Day First Aid Course Saturday/Sunday, 9 & 10 September, 2017 (Completed)
Getting Started16 September 2017 (Completed)
Module 19 International
Module 13 Growing the section
14 October 2017 (Completed)
Modules 14 Supporting young people
Module 09 Working with adults
18 November 2017 (Completed)
Getting Started2 December 2017 (Completed)
Module 17 Running safe activities2 December 2019 (Completed)
Module 08 Skills of Leadership
Module 15 Promoting positive behavior
27 January 2018 (Completed)
Module 12a Delivering a quality programme
Module 12b Programme Planning
24 February 2018 (Completed)
16 Hour, 2 Day First Aid Course Saturday/Sunday,3 & 4 March, 2018
Module 16 Introduction to residential experiences17 March 2018
Module 18 Practical Skills21 April 2018
Getting Started12 May 2018
Safeguarding13 May 2018
Getting Started19 May 2018
Module 06 Changes in Scouting
Module 07 Scouting for all
19 May 2018
Module 11 Administration
Module 05 Fundamentals of Scouting
23 June 2018
** Mandatory **
14 July 2018
Skills of Management - Management TrainingSaturday/Sunday 11 & 12 August 2018

Jump Start Cafe

Call in on any training date above to validate completed modules, assess workbooks, access training online in a quiet environment or to complete module 2 and agree your personal learning plan with a training advisor.

Training methods

We can provide training to suit your needs including in groups, 1 to 1, classroom, workbook, e-learning and practical. If you have any special requirements or preferred learning style let us know and we can cater for your needs.

First Response & First Aid

The First Response training is required by all leaders. This training needs to be renewed every 3 years. Check on upcoming training sessions.

Note that a First Aid certificate from outside Scouting (e.g. through your employer) can be upgraded.

Contact Norman Longdon, the Island Training Manager at, for details for details on this or if you have any questions about what training you require.

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