Young Leaders Training

This is a summary of the training modules available to our young leaders.

For additional information, please check the young leader handbook: scouts.org.uk/yl-handbook

  • Module A: Prepare for take-off
    Gives you the essential information you will need to perform your young leader role safely
  • Module B: Taking the lead
    Introduces you to the different concepts of leadership.
  • Module C: That’s the way to do it!
    Gives you a general understanding of how to successfully demonstrate and teach a variety of skills.
  • Module D: Understanding behaviour
    Gives you a basic understanding of the different behaviours that young people can display and explores some of the potential reasons underpinning those behaviours.
  • Module E: Game on!
    Gives you a good understanding of the importance of games in the section meeting.
  • Module F: Making Scouting accessible and inclusive
    Teaches you how to create an environment that is inclusive and welcoming for all young people in the section. 
  • Module G: What is a high quality programme?
    Aims to provide you with the knowledge of what a high quality, balanced programme is and looks like for the section you support.
  • Module H: Programme planning
    Aims to provide you with the skills and understanding necessary to plan and run a balanced programme for their section over a three-month period
  • Module I: What did they say?
    Makes you aware of the importance of listening to the views of young people.
  • Module J: Communicate it!
    Investigates the importance of different communication styles and the impact that the way you communicate has on others. 
  • Module K: First aid masterclass
    Ensures that you have the understanding and skills to take action in an emergency situation.
Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls