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01: Essential Information

Essential Information is a mandatory module for nearly all adults in Scouting.  It provides the basic information required for individuals getting started in adult roles in Scouting.

Essential Information contains introductory information on the Fundamentals of Scouting, the structure of The Scout Association, safety and safeguarding. All of which are vital to ensure that all young people can enjoy safe Scouting. 

Topics covered:
  •    the Fundamentals of Scouting 
  •    structure and Support  
  •    safety in Scouting 
  •    safeguarding- child protection
  •    safeguarding- anti-bullying


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Training material

- Trainer's notes

Pdf of the slide presentation

- Click HERE to open our   folder
  containing the presentation elements for
  this module 

  1. Right click on an item and choose download

  2. All video clips are embeded into the PowerPoint slide pack nd should
    automaticly play


Video transcripts

The Fundamentals of scouting 

transcript for this video is available 

The structure of scouting

transcript for this video is available


    Resources and handouts

    Click here to visit our associated reading page for this module

    Supplies of the following resources can be obtained from the county training office. please plan your needs well in advance of your course (at least three weeks before), and email Matt Butterfield with your requirments and to arrange collection.