Coronavirus - We are currently in the Yellow Readiness Level, which means face to face activities can continue outdoors and indoors where safe to do so.

Group Skills Instructors

A Group Skills Instructor runs activities. this is the minimum required to hold an Adventurous activities permit

The first stage is to complete a DBS check and get setup on Compass. In parallel, you can start on the training you will require.

Training Requirements

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

This module is mandatory.

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

This module is mandatory.

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.

All the training can be found here:

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

The online training will probably take about 20-40 min per module.

Appointments Advisory Committee

You will be invited to a meeting help by the district appointments committee where they will have an informal chat about the role you are taking on and to

A valid 1st response certificate is highly recommended, however as long as someone present in the activity group has a current 1st Aid qualification, that is strictly what is required