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.