Getting Started (Modules 1,2,3 & 6), Getting Going ( Modules 5, 7, 8, 9, and 11) and Getting On ( 12a, 12b, 13, 14, 15 and 19) plus First Aid, Safeguarding, Safety and Validation Sessions are delivered within the three training zones, North – Sutton East and Sutton West; Central – Spitfire and Tame Valley; South – Cole Valley South and Rea Valley. The remaining modules Getting Out (Modules 16, 17, 18, 19) and Residential Experiences Parts 1 & 2 (Modules 19 & 38) takes place at our County campsite at Blackwell Court.
The purpose of the Scout Association is to contribute to the development of young people in achieving their full potential. The method used is by the young people working in partnership with adults.
Upon accepting an appointment in the Scout Association you will be required to show, within a period of three years, that you have attained the skills that are appropriate to your role. After this you will be awarded a Woodbadge.
After you have completed the necessary forms and met the Appointments Advisory Committee, your Local Training Manager (there is one for each District in Birmingham County) will work with your line manager (usually your Group Scout Leader) and assign a Training Adviser (TA) who is responsible for:
Not necessarily. When you agree your personal learning plan (PLP) with your training adviser he/she will agree with you what, if any, learning you need to undertake your role successfully.
Following this your TA will advise you on the various training methods available to undertake this learning. Depending on the module you require methods range from:
NB: not all methods are available for all modules
The major advantage of attending a course is meeting with, and learning from, other adults who will have a variety of experiences.