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 the dedication to training and outstanding service.

Your Training Requirements

The Scout Association has a comprehensive area on their website covering the training required for your role. Click here to have a look.

Once you have agreed your training requirements with your Training Advisor, you can undertake many of the mandatory modules online via the Scout Association’s website.

Book Your Training Course

We organise regular workshops and courses covering different modules delivered in a classroom environment, that can booked online here

Our County Training Team

Our County Training Managers liaises with our County Team to lead the strategy for the county provision of adult training, including flexibility, delivery methods, quality of learning, validation and support.

County Training Manager (Delivery)

Lee Jones

County Training Manager (Policy)

Steve Rolt

Our Local Training Managers (LTM)

We also have six Local Training Managers.  This provides each district with the first point of contact for all enquiries in respect of adult training and validation. The LTMs support a team of Training Advisers (TAs) in their district to support adults working through the Adult Training Scheme.

LTM Daventry

Steve Rolt

LTM Glendon

Lynda Whyte

LTM Grafton

Sue Pearson

LTM Nene Valley

Tony Knott

LTM Northampton

Ian Claris

LTM Wellingborough

David Jones