ADC & ACC (Non-Section) & District/County Section Leader

  • You need to complete Getting Started (Module 1 – Essential Information; Module 4 – Tools for the Role; Module 5 – Fundamentals of Scouting; Module 6 – Changes in Scouting) – within 5 months of attending the Appointments Committee.
    • You need to have Getting Started validated by a Training Adviser.  
  • You need to complete All Appointments (Module 7 – Scouting for All; Module 11 – Administration; Module 12A – Delivering a Quality Programme) – within 3 years of attending the Appointments Committee. 
    • You need to have All Appointments validated by a Training Adviser. 
  • You need to have an in-date first aid qualification. The minimum requirement for Module 10 is First Response. Provide a copy of your first aid certificate to your Training Adviser, no other validation is required. First Aid is valid for 3 years and should be kept in date at all times. 
  • You need to complete the following Manager and Supporter training within 3 years of attending the Appointments Committee.
    • Independent Learning (each module only needs be completed once):
      • Safety for managers and supporters
      • Getting the word out
      • Safeguarding
      • Dealing with difficult situations
      • Enabling Change
      • Decision making
      • Managing projects
      • Planning for growth
      • Leading local scouting
      • Finding, appointing and welcoming volunteers
      • Keeping, developing and managing volunteers
      • Managing time and personal skills
      • Building effective teams
    • Training Courses:
      • Skills of management
    • You need to have Manager & Supporter training validated by a Training Adviser. 
  • You also need to complete any other modules that are relevant to your role
    • You need to have these modules validated by a Training Adviser. 
  • You will have been provided with an input on Safety and on Safeguarding as part of Getting Started. These elements are valid for 5 years and should be kept in date at all times. Safety refresher training and Safeguarding refresher training courses are available. 
  • Once Getting Started, All Appointments, and Manager & Supporter, have been validated (and First Aid, Safety and Safeguarding are all in date) a recommendation will be made to Scout Headquarters for the issue of your Wood-beads.

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