The Training Umbrella

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Adult leaders in units are considered trained and eligible to wear the official Trained emblem when they have completed Youth Protection Training and the training courses outlined below, or have completed Youth Protection Training and a previous basic training course when it was current. Youth Protection Training is a joining requirement for all registered adults and must be retaken every two years!

For Leaders: How to access your Training Center  Click Here

For UnitKey3: How to find your unit’s training records in My.Scouting.org Click Here

Leader Specific Training Requirements:

Specific Training required by Leadership Position available here in Excel Format.
Download of the above document is available here in PDF Format.
National’s List for Cub, Venturing and Sea Scout Leaders AVAILABLE HERE

Adult Leader Basic Training

Cub Scouts Boy Scouts Venturing
Youth Protection *(OLC) Youth Protection *(OLC) Youth Protection **(OLC)
Cub Leader  Position Specific Training (OLC) Boy Scout Leader Position Specific (Scoutmasters and Assistants) Venturing Advisor Position Specific(Advisors and Assistants)
Introduction to Outdoor Skills(Scoutmasters and Assistants) Crew Committee Challenge(Committee Members)
Troop Committee Challenge (committee members)

Pack Trainers take Pack Committee Challenge and Fundamentals of Training.

Adult Supplemental Training

 Cub Scouts  Boy Scouts  Venturing
Hazardous Weather* (OLC) Hazardous Weather* (OLC) Hazardous Weather* (OLC)
BALOO* Kodiak Challenge Kodiak Challenge
Outdoor Webelos Leadership Skills (OWLS) Powder Horn Powder Horn
Roundtables Roundtables Roundtables
Wood Badge Wood Badge Wood Badge
Pow Wow/ University of Scouting Troop Committee Challenge (OLC) Program Forums
Philmont Leadership Challenge Philmont Leadership Challenge Philmont Leadership Challenge
Philmont Training Center Philmont Training Center Philmont Training Center
ScoutParent Unit Coordinator (OLC) ScoutParent Unit Coordinator (OLC) ScoutParent Unit Coordinator (OLC)
Cub Casts Supplemental Training Modules
The Trainer’s EDGE The Trainer’s EDGE The Trainer’s EDGE
Chartered Organization Rep. Chartered Organization Rep. Chartered Organization Rep.

Chartered Organization Representatives take This Is Scouting and Training the Chartered Organization Representative.

Youth Training

http://www.scouting.org/Training/Youth.aspx

*Required for a Tour Permittrained
**Venturing Youth Protection
(On-line Learning Center)                                                                                                               Updated 3/30/15

How often do I need to retake a course?

It depends on the course. Below is a list of courses and how often they should be retaken to remain valid.

Aquatics Supervision/Swimming and Water rescue–every three years
BSA Lifeguard——every three years
Chain Saw Safety—every two years
Climbing Instructor–every two years
Climb on Safely——-every two years
COPE/Climbing Inspector–every two years
Hazardous Weather——every two years
Lead Climbing Instructor—–every five years
National Camping School—-good for five camping seasons
Paddle Craft Safety——-every three years
Physical Wellness——-every two years
Safety Afloat—–every two years
Safe Swim Defense——every two years
Trainer’s EDGE——-every three years
Trek Safely——every two years
Youth Protection——every two years