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Fri, 04 Oct


GMN County HQ

Wood Badge Course 1 - 2 weekend course - October 2024 and January 2025

Friday 4th - Sunday 6th October 2024 & Saturday 18th & 19th January 2025 You need to attend both weekends.

Wood Badge Course 1 - 2 weekend course - October 2024 and January 2025
Wood Badge Course 1 - 2 weekend course - October 2024 and January 2025

Time & Location

04 Oct 2024, 19:30 – 06 Oct 2024, 16:00

GMN County HQ, 380 Rochdale Rd, Middleton, Manchester M24 2ST, UK


About the Event

This series of modules will add to the online small courses and  make up the complete Wood Badge training for anyone needing to complete the adult training programme.

This opportunity is an all in one, fast and comprehensive wood badge learning and practical programme to ensure adults are up to date and competent Leaders.

The programme is open to all adults in GMN and the last chance to update your development record before switching to the new Compass Database.

This event can be residential (no charge) being based at GMN HQ at Middleton and the course can accommodate up to 50 participants for the two full weekends. Just stay over and enjoy the social.

Catering is provided for all participants.

Online training should be completed before attending this learning event

This Course will support your validation for the wood badge before the Transition to new Teams Scouting.

Outline Programme Weekend One

Friday October 4th 2024


12A Delivering a Quality Programme

12B Programme Planning

Social Time

Saturday October 5th 2024

09.00: Module 7  Scouting for All

Module 13 Growing the Section


Module 17 Running Safe Activities

Module 16 Introduction to Residential events

Camp Fire and Social Time

Sunday 6th October 2024

09.00  Module 14 Supporting Young People

Module 15 Promoting Positive Behaviour


Module 8 The skills of leadership

Module 19 International

Introduction to practical project – based on teamworking within their own groups

Finish  approx… 16.00

Weekend Two

Saturday 18th January 2025


Validation Session – Validation open workshop Come & get validated whilst First Aid is on in main room  Module 10B Practical First Aid

Practical project presentations

Module 18 Practical skills -  Brief session and skills bases

show us the skills they've learnt

Developing the County and Districts LIZ

Finish approx… 16.00

09.00 Sunday 19th January 2025

Module 9  Working in Group Teams and District Teams

Module11  Administration - including using Compass & OSM

Finish approx… 16.00

Please chat to your Local Training Manager for further information

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