Getting Started

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To support you in your first five months of volunteering with the Scouts we have a number of training modules for you to complete.

These are now undertaken as independent learning and are validated by successfully completing the online assessment at the end of each module.

The modules that make up your getting started training are listed below (You can complete these in any order)

Essential Information (01)

The aim of this module is to provide all adults in Scouting with the essential information needed to get started in their role.

Safety

The aim of this module is to provide all adults in Scouting with an understanding of safety practice and responsibilities as a member of Scouts, to keep everyone safe. 

Safeguarding

The aim of this module is to provide all adults in Scouting with an understanding of safeguarding practice and responsibilities as a member of Scouts, to keep everyone safe. 

GDPR

The aim of this module is to provide all adults in Scouting with an understanding of what the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) means for them, their Scout Group, District and County and how to effectively align with it.

Tools for the Role (Section Leaders) (03)

Note: this module requires validation by a training advisor

The aim of this module is to provide the basic information on the individual’s role or area of responsibility and some practical help to get the individual started in the role

Tools for the Role (Managers and Supporters) (04)

Note: this module requires validation by a training advisor

The aim of this module is to provide key information about the individual’s role, areas of responsibility and where they can find further information and support.

Trustee Introduction

The aim of this module is to provide the Charity or managing Trustees with information on their legal responsibilities and current regulations.

 

You only need to complete this module if you have a role as a trustee / Executive Committee member.

The link to these modules can be found below:-

https://www.scouts.org.uk/volunteers/learning-development-and-awards/training/learners/modules/getting-started-training/

Once complete please forward the certificates to courseadministrator@gmnscouts.org.uk