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Adult Training

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.

Scouting and Coronavirus: latest updates for Adult Training in Thurrock

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.

All training within Thurrock is provided free of charge and tailored to your role, past experiences and knowledge.

Introduction to the Adult Training Scheme

All training courses must be booked through the County Training Booking System:

There are various resources available at including workbooks, e-learning and more.

Learning Needs Summaries and Personal Learning Plans designed for various roles are available here.

There are also resources dedicated to Safeguarding and Safety training.

New Leadership and Management Training for Managers and Supporters

As part of the new training for Managers and Supporters in Scouting, a range of resources have been launched.

The new videos, workbooks and short pieces of e-learning provide Managers and Supporters with practical tips on dealing with difficult situations, building effective teams, managing change, development planning as well as recruitment of adult volunteers.

The new resources can be used to provide independent learning for new Members, as well as ongoing learning for existing Managers and Supporters.

For more information on Training contact:

Gill Root
Local Training Manager

Training Calendar
October 2020
Sat 3rd
First Response Theory Part 1
Event Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Location: Online
Fri 9th - Sun 11th
Leader Skills Weekend
Event Time: TBC
Location: Skreens Park, Skreens Park Road, Roxwell, Chelmsford, CM1 4NN
Sat 17th
First Response Theory Part 2
Event Time: 10:00 - 12:30
Location: Online
November 2020
Sat 7th
Getting Started Training
Event Time: 10:00 - 16:30
Location: Corringham Community Safety Centre, Fobbing Road, Corringham, SS17 9BN
Wed 11th
First Response Refresher
Event Time: 19:00 - 22:00
Location: Corringham Community Safety Centre, Fobbing Road, Corringham, SS17 9BN
Fri 13th - Sun 15th
Multi-Module Training Weekend
Event Time: TBC
Location: Thriftwood, Orchard Avenue, Brentwood, CM13 2DP