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Module 11: Administration
Tue 21st May (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Where: Zoom

In this module you’ll learn best practice on how to manage administrative tasks at Scouts, and what your responsibilities are towards Data Protection Act/GDPR, record keeping, finances and insurance requirements.
Module 10(a) & 10(b): First Aid
Sat 1st Jun (9:00am - 4:30pm)
Where: Jim McKellar Scout Centre

This course aims to cover the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults and young leaders to manage an incident and provide basic first aid. Doing things safely is fundamental to everything we do in Scouts, and completing the first aid training - also known as First Response course - is a key part in that.
Module 10(a) & 10(b): First Aid
Sun 9th Jun (9:30am - 4:00pm)
Where: Armadale Scout Hall, South Street, EH48 2JY

This course aims to cover the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults and Young Leaders to manage an incident and provide basic first aid. Doing things safely is fundamental to everything we do in Scouts, and completing the first aid training – also known as First Response course – is a key part of that.
Module 19: International
Thu 20th Jun (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Where: Zoom

In this module you’ll learn about world Scouting and international Scout events. You’ll also learn about the benefits of international activities to young people, and how to include international aspects in your programme.
Terrain 2 Hillwalking (Summer) - Training
Fri 21st (5:00pm) to Sun 23rd Jun (6:00pm)
Where: TBC but likely Ben Lawers Area

Course aimed at providing training for those wishing to gain a summer hillwalking permit to operate in Terrain 2 (Above 800m and/or beyond 3 hours from road navigable by vehicle).

Note: Pre-meet, Sunday 9th June - Stirling Area 7-9.30pm
Cost: £90 plus accommodation/meals/transport - see information sheet for details.

!! Closing date for signing up: 26th May 2024. !!

**BEFORE completing the booking form please see the Hillwalking Training Information pdf for full details - Access via the File Links: Mountain Training & Assessment Courses Information below.**

Module 13: Growing the Section
Wed 17th Jul (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Where: Zoom

In this module you’ll learn about recruitment and retention of young people and adults. You’ll also learn about the tools and support available to you to help develop the sections.
Module 10(a): First Aid Facilitated
Sun 28th Jul (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Where: online - zoom

This online validation course covers the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults and young leaders to manage an incident and provide basic first aid. Doing things safely is fundamental to everything we do in Scouts, and completing the first aid training - also known as First Response course - is a key part in that.

Please note that this session is for those who have already completed the First Response independent learning hosted by Hampshire Scouts found here: https://hampshire-scouts.thinkific.com/courses/firstresponse
Module 10(a) & 10(b): First Response
Sat 24th Aug (9:00am - 4:00pm)
Where: Bonnybridge Scout Hall, FK4 1AA

This course aims to cover the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults and Young Leaders to manage an incident and provide basic first aid. Doing things safely is fundamental to everything we do in Scouts, and completing the first aid training – also known as First Response course – is a key part of that.
Module 9: Working with Adults
Wed 4th Sep (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Where: Zoom

In this module you’ll learn about effective communication, listening skills, decision making structures and representing others.
Mountain Training: Mountain Skills - September 2024 (Scout Scotland Course)
Fri 13th (7:00pm) to Sun 15th Sep (5:00pm)
Where: Scout Adventures Lochgoilhead, Lochgoilhead, Cairndow

A Mountain Skills course is a great way to learn the essential skills you will need to enjoy the mountains in the UK safely. Whether you'd like to feel more confident using a map, you have ambitions to climb Everest or become a Mountain Leader, a Mountain Skills course is a great first step.

This is a Progression into more mountainous terrain from the Hill Skills and a reasonable level of fitness is recommended for this course as it will take place in higher terrain, with 5-6 hours spent on the hill and the potential for an evening session included as well. All of our Skills Courses will be ran by our Mountain Training Scotland approved tutor team.
Module 19: International
Thu 19th Sep (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Where: Zoom

In this module you’ll learn about world Scouting and international Scout events. You’ll also learn about the benefits of international activities to young people, and how to include international aspects in your programme.
Module 11: Administration
Tue 8th Oct (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Where: Zoom

In this module you’ll learn best practice on how to manage administrative tasks at Scouts, and what your responsibilities are towards Data Protection Act/GDPR, record keeping, finances and insurance requirements.
Module 8: Skills of Leadership
Wed 23rd Oct (7:30pm - 9:30pm)
Where: Zoom

In this module you’ll learn about models, tools and techniques for effective leadership, and leadership styles.
Young Leader Training Weekend - residential, indoor.
Fri 1st (6:30pm) to Sun 3rd Nov (1:00pm)
Where: The Craigs Campsite, Torphichan

A fun, interactive and informative weekend covering Modules A - J of the young leader scheme. Open to Young Leaders from Forth Region, this annual training event helps build skills and confidence. It covers all training needed (except first aid) and will explain the process for completing the YL belt. People who have already completed Module A can join later on Friday.
The cost (£25 - £30) is usually covered by the YL's Group. This will be collected separately from this booking.
Note: An adult must make the booking using their own contact details. The YL's name should be entered in the "notes" field.
Mountain Training: Hill Skills - November 2024 (Scout Scotland Course)
Fri 1st (8:00pm) to Sun 3rd Nov (5:00pm)
Where: Scout Adventures Lochgoilhead, Lochgoilhead, Cairndow

A Hill Skills course is your key to getting started in countryside and moorland walking. No previous hill walking experience is required because the content of the course is aimed at beginners. If you do have some experience of hill walking but aren't confident about planning walks, navigating and understanding the equipment required, then a Hill Skills course is an ideal way to learn.

For details, and to book follow the 'Click Here to Book Online' link below.
Archery GB instructor course
Fri 8th (6:00pm) to Sun 10th Nov (5:00pm)
Where: Fordell Firs National Activity Centre Hillend Dunfermline Fife

The Archery GB Instructor Award is the industry's leading training course for archery. The course is a two day course and includes a practical assessment. The successful learner will gain an Archery GB Instructor licence which lasts for three years.
Module 10(a): First Aid (Facilitated)
Sat 30th Nov (1:00pm - 4:00pm)
Where: Online - Zoom

This online validation course covers the skills and knowledge necessary to enable adults and young leaders to manage an incident and provide basic first aid. Doing things safely is fundamental to everything we do in Scouts, and completing the first aid training - also known as First Response course - is a key part in that.

Please note that this session is for those who have already completed the First Response independent learning hosted by Hampshire Scouts found here: https://hampshire-scouts.thinkific.com/courses/firstresponse
Archery GB instructor course
Fri 6th (6:00pm) to Sun 8th Dec (5:00pm)
Where: Fordell Firs National Activity Centre Hillend Dunfermline Fife

The Archery GB Instructor Award is the industry's leading training course for archery. The course is a two day course and includes a practical assessment. The successful learner will gain an Archery GB Instructor licence which lasts for three years.
Archery GB instructor course
Fri 17th (4:00pm) to Sun 19th Jan 2025 (5:00pm)
Where: Fordell Firs National Activity Centre Hillend Dunfermline Fife

The Archery GB Instructor Award is the industry's leading training course for archery. The course is a two day course and includes a practical assessment. The successful learner will gain an Archery GB Instructor licence which lasts for three years.

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