Adult Learning

At Macclesfield and Congleton District, we believe that providing easy access to training for our adult volunteers is key to providing safe, fun scouting to all our members.

Useful training documents

Core Learning

Core Learning is to be completed within 5 months of volunteering.  Safety and Safeguarding are renewed every 3 years.
A workbook version is available to print and return for those not comfortable with computer based training.



All of the above are delivered online and will provide a certificate of completion.    Send the completed certificate to your Local Training Manager(LTM) to have this recorded in Compass.  Copies of certificates will be stored securely by the person validating these modules on the Compass system.

MODULE 3 Tools for the Role

If you are a Section Team Member, you also need to complete module 3 Tools for the Role by attending a course, or by completing the online training and validation:

Module TRUST (Trustees)

If you are a Trustee, you also need to complete the Trustee training module:

Your Group Lead Volunteer, or Training Adviser can also credit these directly on compass on receipt of a copy of the certificate.

Learning Dates




Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls