Training and away days

Adult training and away days

First Aid at Work and First Response

This course is suitable for anyone who might need to provide first aid to someone who is injured or becomes ill at work, and covers a wide range of injuries and illnesses.

Where and when?

Fordell First - on request please contact the centre.

Instruct Tomahawk throwing

Come and learn how to instruct tomahawk throwing from Bushscout at our Scout Adventure sites, allowing you to teach young people the skills required for throwing tomahawks.

Where and when?

Downe 19 September 2020  Book here

Gilwell Park 18 April and 24 October 2020 Book here

Great Tower 02 May 2020 Book here

Youlbury 10 October 2020 Book here

Introduction and Skills for Residential Experiences (Modules 16 and 38)

This two day course is aimed at those who are new leaders or would like to be more confident in taking groups on overnight stays. The course involves practical sessions and will take place both outside and inside.

The course covers topics including:

  • Adapting activities for different abilities
  • Risk assessments for residentials
  • Residential planning and administration
  • Learning to effectively pitch a camp
  • Equipment maintenance
  • Styles of tent and cooking apparatus
  • Catering for your group
  • Backwoods cooking and campfires

Please note: Module 38 is not validated on this course, but a certificate which outlines the course contents will be provided for validation when presented to your Commissioner.

The course will mainly be practical but will also include some theory sessions.

The course runs from 09:00 - 17:00 on both days. You must attend the entire course to complete the permit.

Self-catering accommodation is available. 

How much? £80

Where and when?

Gilwell Park  22 - 23 February and 21 - 22 November 2020. Book here

Youlbury 16 - 17 May 2020. Book here