Training and away days

Adult training and away days

NSRA Air Rifle Shooting Tutor's Diploma (18+)

This two day course covers the law, range requirements, personal skills, maintenance and developmental techniques for leading air rifle sessions. Participants will leave with a Youth Proficiency Scheme qualification from the National Small-bore Rifle Association.

How much? £170 per person members £230 non-members. Scout Grants Committee funding may be available.

Where and when?

Downe 17 - 18 October 2020 Book here

Gilwell Park 21 -22 September, 26 - 27 September 2020 and 21 - 22 November 2020  Book here

Great Tower  12 - 13 October 2019 and 1 - 2 February 2020 Book here

Hawkhirst 23 - 24 November 2019 Book here

Woodhouse Park 28 - 29 March 2020 and 10 - 11 October 2020 Book here

Youlbury 25 - 27 October 2019 and 21 - 22 March 2020 and 24 - 25 October 2020 Book here


Rafting B1 (Traditional) Permit Training and Assessment

This two day course will train and assess the competence of candidates to lead groups in traditional rafting activities. Permits may be restricted to specific classes of water or locations.

How much? £100 per person. B1 Waters, £125 B2 Waters.  Scout Grants Committee funding may be available.

Where and when?

Buddens - on request, please contact the centre

Great Tower (B1 Waters) 21 -22 September 2019 Book here

Hawkhirst - on request, please contact the centre

Lochgoilhead 30 - 31 May 2020 (B2 Waters)



Emergency First Aid for the Outdoors

This two-day course is designed for people who use the outdoors for pleasure and instructing. It is suitable for a wide variety of instructors including permit holders, Scout leaders, canoeists and climbers.

Yr Hafod (£165 for members, £225 for non-members) 30 November - 1 December 2019.

                (£170 for members £230 for non-members) 5 -6 December 2020.


RYA Powerboat Level 2 with B1 Permit Assessment (16+)

This is a two-day course covering launching, recovery, boat handling, securing to a buoy, anchoring, leaving, coming alongside and man overboard.

How much? £135 per person.

Where and when?

When completing your Powerboat course, we may also be able to assess you for a B1 permit. Please contact us to discuss this in advance.