What; Why; How; When

  • What
    A modular scheme for leaders to give them the tools to provide ‘Good Scouting’, to build on existing skills and knowledge and develop new competencies.
  • Why
    To ensure that young people experience good quality Scouting. The Scout Association requires each adult in Scouting to demonstrate a range of knowledge, skills and attitudes that are relevant to their Scouting role.
  • How
    There are 2 elements to the Adult Training Scheme.
    Learning – When you have the opportunity to gain or improve the knowledge and skills that you need for your role.
    Validation – When your Training Adviser will check that you can apply what you have learnt to your role. Validation is essential for every module.
  • When
    Getting Started (1,2,3 & GDPR) within 5 months of appointment
    Wood badge modules within 3 years of appointment.

Learning or Validation????

  • Learning – acquiring the knowledge required for the modules
  • Ways to get Learning
  • E.learning
  • Course
  • Workbook
  • Small Group
  • One to One
  • Validation – The system to ensure the leaders have the knowledge and can apply it to their Scouting.
  • Ways to get Validation
  • Meet with your assigned Training Adviser
  • Attend an Open Validation Session and meet a Training Adviser

So how do I begin????

Section Assistants

Do you require learning for Modules 1 & 3
Select the link below to select your preferred learning method.

Complete GDPR Training on line.

Contact your assigned Training Adviser to arrange validation

Section Leaders

Book a PLP on the County Website.
Complete a Personal Learning Plan (Module 2)
Complete any learning requirements.

Complete GDPR Training on line

Contact your assigned Training Adviser to arrange validation

Useful links

Booking courses on County Website

Downloadable Adults Personal File


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Safeguarding Training

GDPR Training

Local Training Manager – Rose Ralphs –

GroupTraining AdviserContact details
1st BamptonDave
2nd Brize NortonLiz
1st BurfordRose Ralphs
1st CharlburyJack Talbot
1st EynshamSally Stokes
1st Hanborough FreelandSarah
1st Minster LovellRobert
1st NorthleighSally
1st Standlake & CokethorpeMike
1st StonesfieldSarah
Witney Buttercross – BeaversRobert Kinchin
Witney Buttercross – CubsRose
Witney Buttercross – ScoutsSally
Witney Buttercross – CoggesSally
1st WychwoodJack Talbot
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