Scout, Explorer & Network Leader Training…

This is designed as a course for Leaders in the Scout, Explorer & Network Sections requiring training toward gaining the Wood Badge, and Section Assistants and Adult Helpers requiring the skills to assist the Section Leader.


The course runs as four separate days but clustered across two weekends. It is possible to select specific days to suit availability. The majority of core modules are covered across the four days.

This learning is also suitable for those Leaders seeking re-training of selected modules following change of Scouting Appointment.

This is Day 1 of 4 covers the following modules:
Module 5: Fundamentals and Values of Scouting.
Module 8: Skills of Leadership.
Module 9: Working with Adults.

Day 2 of 4 covers the following modules:
Module 12a: Delivering a quality programme
Module 12b: Programme planning
Module 18: Practical Skills
Module 19: International.

Day 3 of 4 covers the following modules:
Module 7: Valuing Diversity.
Module 14: Young People Today.
Module 15: Challenging Behaviour.

Day 4 of 4 covers the following modules:
Module 13: Growing the Movement.
Module 11: Administration.
Module 17: Outdoor Activities

Lunch and refreshments provided – For those who wish to, there is opportunity to stay overnight (Saturday); if sufficient numbers we are able to run extra-curricula Activities Skills Bases.

Course Tutors

Colin Scarff – Leads training for SENT courses