The Scout Leadership Course is a course for Scouts aged 13 years or older who are looking for training to help them lead their Troop. The courses are normally run over a weekend and are organised by Districts across the state.
At a leadership course Scouts learn skills including:
- Group Dynamics & Group Processes
- Brain Storming
- Planning and Organisation
- Problem Solving
- Camp Organisation
- Character Recognition
- Goal Setting
- Self Confidence
- Instruction Skills
- Control and Discipline
- Conflict Resolution
- Patrol/Troop Management
- Duties of a Patrol Leader and the Troop Council
- Award Scheme
- Building a Team
- Patrol System and Programming
Scout Council Victoria has reviewed previous Scout Leadership Course notes and guides as well as other available materials and has produced a consolidated collection of materials for Leaders planning a Scout Youth Leadership Course together with updated guidelines on the structure and content requirements of a course.
Below is a list of the courses we are aware of running in 2020. Courses are normally run by Districts however they can be run by Scout Troops. If you are looking for more information about courses or for a course not listed here please contact your District Scout Leader or email firstname.lastname@example.org.