Adult Leader Training
The Adult Training and Development system is specially designed for Australian adults in Scouting and Australian conditions. It complies with the objectives of the World Scout Committee.
The system consists of preliminary, basic, advanced and supplementary training.
Basic training will normally be completed within six months of entry into the Movement. This results in presenting the Gilwell Woggle and the Certificate of Proficiency.
Advanced training will normally be completed in three years. This results in presenting the Wood Badge, including a set of wood beads, a parchment and Gilwell Scarf.
Supplementary training programs are also offered in specific areas.
A comprehensive system of Training of Trainers and Assessors, at Basic and Advanced Levels, support the Training and Assessment personnel.
Training at a basic level offers the base level of skills and competencies required to be a Leader within Scouting.
Basic Training comprises workbooks, in-service activities, seminars and on the job skills. Content of Basic training includes leadership, Scouting knowledge, personal development, camping techniques and a component relating to each individual participant?s role in Scouting.
For?Leader of Youth?or specialist activities content includes sectional organisation, management, programming and the outdoors.
For?Leader of Adult?the focus is on management and organisational skills. View full curriculum here.
On completion of Basic Level training, Leaders receive:
- Scout Certificate of Adult Leadership
- Gilwell woggle
Training at an advanced level builds on skills gained during Basic training.?Advanced Training comprises workbooks, in-service activities, seminars and on the job skills.
Content of Advanced training includes practical application of theories associated with leadership and management, Scouting knowledge, personal development and a specific component relating to the trainees role in Scouting.
On completion of Advanced Level training, Leaders receive:
- Scout Woodbadge and Parchment
- Membership of the 1st Gilwell Park Scout Group
How to Apply
Applications for all Leader Training courses can be done through MyScout.?
Find the Training date on the Branch Calendar, click on it for more details and then click apply. Then forward your A4 Standard Application in to Scout HQ.
Training Administrator at Scout HQ