Scout & Explorer Scout Leader Training

This course is for Leaders in the Scout & Explorer Scout Sections requiring training toward gaining the Wood Badge, and Section Assistants and Adult Helpers requiring the skills to assist the Section Leader. Leaders from the Beaver & Cub Sections are also welcome to join this course if the dates are more convenient for them.

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.

These days are also suitable for anyone wishing to refresh their learning.

Day 1 covers the following modules:
Module 5: The Fundamentals of Scouting
Module 8: Skills of Leadership
Module 9: Working with Adults
Module 18 (theory): Practical Skills

Day 2 covers the following modules:
Module 11: Administration
Module 12a: Delivering a Quality Programme
Module 12b: Programme Planning
Module 19: International

Day 3 covers the following modules:
Module 7: Scouting For All
Module 14: Supporting Young People
Module 15: Promoting Positive Behaviour

Day 4 covers the following modules:
Module 13: Growing the Section
Module 17: Running Safe Activities
Module 18 (practical): Practical Skills
Games with a Purpose

Next Dates:

  • Day 1 –  26th September 2020
  • Day 2 – 27th September 2020
  • Day 3 – 17th October 2020
  • Day 4 – 18th October 2020


Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls