As a part of our safe guarding measures all our adult volunteers who support running activities with young people need to undergo a DBS check, this will be carried out by one of our volunteers and will involve a face to face ID check. None Scouting and transferable DBS's are not currently accepted by the Scouts and we would have to carry out our own, there is no cost to you or the group for this.

When you arrange to meet for your ID check you will need to bring three forms of ID from the following list:

  • Passport (any nationality)
  • Biometric residence permit (UK)
  • Current photocard driving licence
  • Adoption certificate (UK and Channel Islands)
  • Birth certificate (UK and Channel Islands)
  • Firearms licence. UK, Channel Islands and Isle of Man
  • HM Forces ID card.
  • Marriage/civil partnership certificate. UK and Channel Islands
  • Cards carrying the PASS accreditation logo
  • EEA National ID card

Documents issued within the past 12 months:

  • Council Tax Statement
  • Financial Statement - e.g. pension, endowment, ISA  
  • Mortgage Statement
  • P45 Statement
  • P60 Statement

Documents issued within the past 3 months:

  • Bank or building society statement
  • Bank or building society statement
  • Electricity Bill / Statement
  • Gas Bill / Statement
  • Bank/Building Society Account Opening Confirmation Letter
  • Credit Card Statement
  • Telephone Bill / Statement (Not Mobile Telephone)
  • Water Bill / Statement
  • Benefit Statement
  • Central or local government, government agency, or local council document giving entitlement. e.g. Department for Work and Pensions, the Employment Service, HMRC.

To support you in your first five months of volunteering with the Scouts we have a number of training modules for you to complete. You can complete these in any order.

  • Essential Information
  • Safety
  • Safeguarding
  • GDPR
  • Tools for the Role (Not required for SASU members)

Below are the E-learning modules, once complete you will be displayed a certificate, please print or take a screen shot of your certificate, do not save the web link as an alternative as this will expire once you leave the browser. You can then send or show to a training advisor who will update your training record.

Training advisors run drop in sessions at 1st Burnmoor and throughout the district, your section leader, AGSL or GSL can inform you when these sessions take place and who the training advisors are.

Essential Information

The aim of this module is to provide all adults in Scouting with the essential information needed to get started in their role.

Click here for Essential Information E-Learning

safety

The aim of this module is to provide all adults in Scouting with an understanding of safety practice and responsibilities as a member of Scouts, to keep everyone safe. 

Click here for Safety E-Learning

safeguarding

The aim of this module is to provide all adults in Scouting with an understanding of safeguarding practice and responsibilities as a member of Scouts, to keep everyone safe. 

Click here for Safeguarding E-Learning

GDPR

The aim of this module is to provide all adults in Scouting with an understanding of what the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) means for them, their Scout Group, District and County and how to effectively align with it.

Click here for GDPR E-Learning

Tools for the Role

(Not required for SASU members) The aim of this module is to provide the basic information on the individual’s role or area of responsibility and some practical help to get the individual started in the role.

Click here for Tools for the Role E-Learning

Validation - Once you have completed the learning you will need to validate your training with a training advisor, at this point the certificate can be shared with your training adviser and you will then have a small chat about the contents of the E-Learning.

mandatory Ongoing learning

Safety and Safeguarding are required to be renewed every three years, you will be notified when its due for renewal, or you can see your own training record in Compass.

further training

The getting started modules cover the full training requirements for Section Assistants and SASU Members, other roles may have more training requirements, full details on further training Scout website.