Materials for the Achieving Growth course

This site covers the materials used for this course on 6th March and 7th November 2021.

Validation information is available from the validation page here.

Pre-course learning

There is some pre-course independent learning which you need to undertake before the course. It is important that you allow sufficient time to complete the relevant Independent Learning Units. These are all available online in a directory here.  The units to complete are listed below, with a direct link:

  • Project Management
  • Planning for Growth
  • Getting the Word Out
  • Leading Local Scouting
  • Finding, Appointing and Welcoming Volunteers
  • Keeping, Developing and Managing Volunteers
  • Enabling Change
  • Financial and Physical Resources
  • Decision Making

If you have not yet completed the eLearning for module 12A (Delivering a quality programme) then please undertake this before the course.

Materials in pre-course pack

You’ll receive a pack of materials before the course, digital copies of these are available here:

Session 1 – Introduction

Session 2 – Planning for Growth

Session 3 – Young people and young adults

Session 4 – Adult Volunteers

Session 5 – Managing Change

Session 6 – Safety for Managers and Supporters; validation of training

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