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Scout Leadership Courses

The Scout Leadership Course is a course for Scouts aged 13 years or older who are looking for training to help them lead their Unit. The courses are normally run over a weekend and are organised by Districts across the state.

At a leadership course Scouts learn skills including:

- Leadership - Group Dynamics & Group Processes
- Brain Storming - Planning and Organisation
- Problem Solving - Camp Organisation
- Character Recognition - Goal Setting
- Self Confidence - Instruction Skills
- Control and Discipline - Communication
- Conflict Resolution - Patrol/Unit Management
- Management - Duties of a Patrol Leader and the Unit Council
- Teamwork - Award Scheme
- Building a Team - Patrol System and Programming

Course Content

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.

Click here to download the guide

Course Dates

Scout leadership courses are normally run by Districts across the state. You can find a list of the current courses on the State Scout Council Calendar which is located here.

Course Registration/Completion

If you are running a course and it is not listed, please contact to have the course added.

Once a course is completed, please complete the registration form available here to get the course listed on the participants branch record (extranet).


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