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{{The Building Blocks of New Leader Training}}
{{The Building Blocks of New Leader Training}}

Revision as of 12:40, April 6, 2009

Leader Specific Training is taken after a new leader has completed Fast Start Training and This Is Scouting (was New Leader Essentials).

The Building Blocks of New Leader Training
 
  Trained Patch jpg
After completion a leader is Trained
  Leader Specific Training
Completed as soon as possible (within 3 months)
Introduction to Outdoor Leader Skills
Required for Troop, Team, & some Crew* leaders
  Fast Start
Training

Taken Immediately
Youth
protection
training

Prior to submitting Application
<--- Basic Leader Training --->
"Leader Specific Training"
Online, or
Classroom
Online, or
Classroom
Online, or
Classroom
Classroom &
outdoors only
*Some councils require Crews with Outdoor emphasis to take IOLS, other councils require all Crew leaders to take IOLS, the flyer on scouting.org[1] does not include IOLS for Venture leaders.

Once a volunteer has a solid overview of the BSA's values-based program, he or she can begin training for a specific Scouting position through Leader Specific training. This training provides the specialized knowledge a new leader needs to assume a leadership role. Because each course is designed for a specific leadership position, the training time varies. Leader Specific training has been developed for the following positions and their assistants:

Contents

Resources

Online or classroom Leader Training

Youth protection (MANDATORY) – every registered adult must be re-certified every two years.

New Leader Training for new Cub Scout, Boy Scout, Varsity Scout and Venturing leaders includes:

  • Fast Start Training – online training you can take right now.
  • Leader Specific Training – provides the specialized knowledge a new leader needs.

BSA Online Learning Center – provides a variety of materials courses.

Outdoor Leader Training

In addition to fulfilling other requirements, some unit leaders need outdoor-specific training.

Other outdoor-related links

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