Once you have completed the learning for a given module as part of the Adult Training Scheme you need to validate that learning, through discussion with your Training Advisor or Local Training Manager.  The links below are to check-your-knowledge documents which outline the key learning objectives for each module and outline the validation requirements, and to electronic versions of materials used and referenced on courses.

Getting Started

Module 1 (Essential Information)

Module 3 (Tools for the Role – Section Leaders)

Module 4 (Tools for the Role – Managers and Supporters)



Trustee Induction


Training for All Appointments

Module 5 (Fundamental Values of Scouting)

Module 7 (Scouting for All)

Module 11 (Administration)

Module 12A (Delivering Quality Programme)

Modules for Section Leaders and Section Supporters

Module 8 (Skills of Leadership)

Module 9 (Working with Adults)

Module 12B (Programme Planning)

Module 13 (Growing the Section)

Module 14 (Supporting Young People)

Module 15 (Promoting Positive Behaviour)

Module 16 (Introduction to Residential Experiences)

Module 17 (Running Safe Activities)

Module 18 (Practical Skills)

Module 19 (International)

Managers and Supporters Training

Skills course 1 – Skills of Management

Skills course 2 – Achieving Growth

Skills course 3 – Meeting the Challenges

Independent Learning – Safety for Managers and Supporters

Supplementary Modules

Module 36 (Adjustments to Scouts)

Module 37 (Advising on Adult Appointments)

Module 38 (Skills for Residential Experiences)

Module 28 (Facilitating) and Module 29 (Presenting)

Module 25 (Assessing Learning)

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