Adult leaders are volunteers and come to the association from diverse backgrounds and education. The training leaders recieve is standardised across Australia and delivered by qualified trainers. Scouts Australia is a Registered Training Organisation, so the training provides both VET and scout leadership qualifications.
Leaders receive a Certificate III in Business, a Certificate of Leadership and a Certificate III in Leadership
- On completion of Basic training.
- With a current First Aid certificate
All new leaders will attend a common core basic leadership course followed by section specific training.
Most leaders take from 6 to 8 months to complete basic training.