Adult Training Information

Here you will find a range of resources to help you with your training…


This contains useful documents including…

  • Cheshire Scouts simplified training guide
  • Easy guide to using COMPASS membership system


District Training Bulletins:   all the latest news from the Local Training Manager

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Please do remember your commitments to training:   Getting Started modules within 5 months of role, Wood badge within 3 years, Ongoing learning modules every 3 years.

We know we are amazing at what we do; it’s important to reflect that formally.


Training to be completed within 5 months of appointment:

Module 1: Essential information:

If you are a trustee or member of your group executive, you also need to complete
Trustee induction:


All of the above are delivered online and will provide a certificate of completion.    Send the completed certificate to your Local Training Manager(LTM) to have this recorded in Compass.
Your Group Scout Leader, Training Adviser, or County Training Manager can also credit these directly on compass on receipt of a copy of the certificate.
Copies of certificates will be stored securely by the person validating these modules on the Compass system.Module 2: Personal Learning Plan (Not required for Active Support or Exec roles)
Your assigned Training Adviser(TA) will meet with you to agree the modules that you need to complete to fulfil training requirements.    This is documented in a “Personal Learning Plan”.  If you don’t have a TA, who don’t know who that is, you can also contact your Local Training Manager.
Module 3 or 4: Tools for the role (Not required for Active Support or Exec roles)
Look out for Module 3 or 4 courses delivered by your County Team.  You can also access the training online03: Tools for the Role (Section Leaders) | Scouts04: Tools for the Role (Managers and Supporters) | Scouts

Complete the training and then provide the validation evidence to your Local Training Manager.  NOTE YOU NEED MORE THAN JUST THE ONLINE CERTIFICATE FOR MODULE 3.