Awarded to

Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards

05 Dec 2017

Scouts SA sponsor the Channel 9 Young Achiever Awards with our own Scouts SA Leadership Award.


Basic Training

Training at a basic level offers the base level of skills and competencies required to be a Leader within Scouting.

Basic Training comprises workbooks, in-service activities, seminars and on the job skills. Content of Basic training includes leadership, Scouting knowledge, personal development, camping techniques and a component relating to each individual participant's role in Scouting.

For Leader of Youth or specialist activities content includes sectional organisation, management, programming and the outdoors.

For Leader of Adult the focus is on management and organisational skills. View full curriculum here.

On completion of Basic Level training, Leaders receive:

  • Scout Certificate of Adult Leadership
  • Gilwell woggle

The Process

The process for undertaking Training for Leaders in South Australia is outlined in the Basic Training Flowchart


Course for Basic Training in 2017

To apply for one of the below courses please apply to Scout HQ on an A4 Standard Application Form.

Course A - Woodhouse
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th March
Saturday 18th and Sunday 19th March

Course B - Woodhouse
Saturday 6th May and Sunday 7th May
Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st May

Course C - Woodhouse
Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th August
Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th August

Course D - Woodhouse
Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October
Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th November

After receipt of application you will be sent an information letter providing more details of the course including what you must bring.