Core Training


Core training is shaped according to your role

  • Getting started modules done by everyone
  • Wood Badge Training for Section leaders and Assistant Section Leaders
  • Wood Badge Training for Managers
  • Nights Away (if you are planning on running a nights away experience)

Mandatory ongoing learning

  • 1st Aid
  • Safety (online training)
  • Safeguarding (online training)


For more details and links, please see the relevant training page.

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