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Module 01EX: Essential Information for Executive Committee Members

Essential information for executive committee members is a mandatory module that covers the fundamentals of scouting, but also provides more specific information on the responsibilities of executive committee members, enabling them to carry out their role effectively.

This module covers:

  • The Fundamentals of Scouting
  • Executive Committees and trusteeship in Scouting
  • Safety in Scouting
  • Safeguarding - child protection

Essential information for executive committee members is available as e-learning.

We would strongly advise you to watch the how-to guide before you begin the e-learning.


Please note: If you are unable to print your certificate for any reason please save it as a .png file or take a screen shot of the page. Please do not save the web link as an alternative to printing the certificate, as this will expire once you leave the browser and your certificate will be lost. If your certificate will not load and only shows a blank screen please take a screenshot of the final page prior to selecting the certificate as proof of learning. This can be shared with your Training Adviser when you meet to discuss the learning and validate the module.

To begin the e-learning click here


If you have completed Essential Information (module 1) previously for another current role, the specific Trustee e-learning is avaliable here

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