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10b. Getting started (training) – Exec Members

Induction training for Executive Committee members

Getting Started induction training for Executive Committee members, Administrators and supporters involves completing five short online modules.


Essential information

Essential Information is great training for all adults involved in Scouts as it provides information on Scouts history, our fundamentals such as the Promise and Law, how to keep everyone safe and more about our structure and how Scouts are inclusive. 

This module covers:

  • Understand the basics of Scouts’ volunteer training scheme.
  • Learn about our movement’s history
  • Explore the fundamentals of Scouts and how to bring them to life.
  • Understand the importance of the Safety and Safeguarding policies in keeping people safe while in the Scouts.
  • Learn about our structure, and find out where you fit within Scouts and the support that’s available
  • Understand the Equal Opportunities policy, and how to make sure every member feels included and able to fully participate in Scouts.

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Trustee Introduction

The aim of this module is to provide the Charity or managing Trustees with information on their legal responsibilities and current regulations enabling them to carry out their role effectively.

By doing this e-learning, you’ll: 

  • Understand Executive Committee and trusteeship in Scouts
  • Understand Scouts’ key policies
  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of Executive Committee members and trustees in Scouts

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GDPR module

GDPR training is a mandatory online module for ALL appointments. It covers the basic information that individuals need to know in relation to GDPR, what this means for their role and for Scouting and how to effectively align with it.

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Safety Training

The safety of all our members is of paramount importance, it is essential that we provide up-to-date training so volunteers understand our safety protocols.

It is a requirement for all adults in Scouting to have undertaken safety training at least every five years.

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Safeguarding Training

The issues facing adult volunteers in keeping young people safe are changing all the time and it is essential that we provide up-to-date training.

It is a requirement for all adults in Scouting to have undertaken ‘approved safeguarding training’ at least every five years.

Don’t forget to screenshot or save your certificate as a PDF.