Links to all the training can be found on the web site training page.

Links to the modules are detailed here. Those that can be done online have a link shown. As well as the link, there is usually supporting documentation / information on the web page for that module.

For those that require a course, the link will take you to the District Diary which shows courses available together with a booking link. Due to covid-19 restrictions there are no face to face courses running at the moment

Getting started – full details here

The following modules need to be completed as you join Scouting:

These modules typically take no more than 30 – 45 minutes for each module

Essential Information – Module 1 –Link

Safety  – Link

Safeguarding –  Link

GDPR – Link

Trustee Induction (if you are an Executive Committee Member) – Link

Module 3 Tools for the Role (Section Leaders) – Link


Module 4 Tools for the Role (Managers and Supporters) – Link


Section Leaders and Assistant Section Leaders for all sections – Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers

A Personal Learning Plan will be completed by your GSL / Training Adviser to cover the modules below to achieve your Wood Badge within a 3 year period from your appointment

Module 5 The Fundamentals of Scouting – Link

Module 7 Scouting for All – There are currently no online learning resources for this module, so please contact your training manager for training options.

Module 8 Skills of Leadership – Course

Module 9 Working with Adults – Course

Module 10 First Aid – Course

Module 11 Administration – Link

Module 12A Delivering a Quality Programme – Link

Module 12B Programme Planning – Course

Module 13 Growing the Section – Link

Module 14 Supporting Young People – Link

Module 15 Promoting Positive Behaviour – Link

Module 16 An Introduction to Residential Experiences – Course

Module 18 Practical Skills – Course

Module 19 International – Course

Module 38 Skills for Residential Experiences – Course