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 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:

- 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/Troop Management
- Management - Duties of a Patrol Leader and the Troop Council
- Teamwork - Award Scheme
- Building a Team - Patrol System and Programming

Course Content

State Scout Council has reviewed previous Victorian 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.

2019 Course Dates

Below is a list of the courses we are aware of running in 2019. 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


Date Course Information

Organiser: Geelong Region
Date: 15-17 Feburary 2019
 Eumeralla Scout Camp
Contact :



Organiser:  Monash District
Date: 1-3 March 2019
Oakleigh (Wirringga Scout Hall)
Contact : Manningham Events Page /



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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