Adult volunteers are at the heart of Scouting, and we hope that you will get every bit as much out of it as you put in. Scouting is not only about young people, but also about the development of adults within the Movement.

To support adults in Scouting, the Association provides a comprehensive programme of training to build on existing skills and knowledge and develop new competencies. Some elements of training can count towards externally-recognised qualifications, and within the Movement there are also awards to recognise dedication to training and outstanding service.

Take a look at the links below for more detail of the training scheme:

Adult Training Scheme

Module Matrix (PDF)

Module Training Resources

Northumberland County delivers the leader and manager training centrally and is free to those eligible (except First Aid training).

For all the details of the training delivery in Northumberland see :

Doing your training

Training Dates and module details (PDF)