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Training for Executive Commitee Members

Essential Information for Executive Committee Members 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:

Learning methods available:

For more information about Module One for Executive Committee Members, please see the relevant FAQs.

For more information on the learning outcomes and how to validate Essential Information for Executive Committee Members, please see the below documents taken from the Adult's Personal File and the Training Adviser's Guide.

Essential Information for Executive Committee Members- Adult's Personal File.

Essential Information for Executive Committee Members- Training Adviser's Guide.

Course, small group or one-to-one

This version of Module 1 is available to be completed as a course, in a small group or one to one. Please contact your local training team or speak to your Training Adviser for more information, including dates of local courses.



Essential Information for Executive Committee Members is available as e-learning. This e-learning will function on a range of systems and devices, detailed in these e-learning FAQs


We would strongly advise you to watch the how-to guide before you begin the e-learning. This can be viewed by 
clicking here.

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

We would be very grateful if you would spend a couple of minutes telling us what you think of this e-learning module. Your responses help us shape the future of the Adult Training scheme and aid us in identifying areas for development. 

To provide feedback on this e-learning click here

To report any technical errors or request additional guidance contact adult.support@scouts.org.uk


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