Woodcraft Folk offers a range of training opportunities for volunteers to build their knowledge. Much of this is free to access, and is a great chance to take a step back from group sessions, and share ideas and skills.
These sessions will help you to run a successful group, where children can engage, learn and have fun in a safe environment, with confident leaders and helpers.
Woodcraft Folk currently offers a range of online and face to face training opportunities. You can also access resources that will support you to run your own training sessions in your local area. Select one of the options below to access these materials or find a forthcoming event that meets your needs. You can also find additional training information in the Resource Drive (login required).
Woodcraft Folk recommends that, as a minimum, all Group & District Co-ordinators and Local Safeguarding Leads complete the National Youth Agency’s introductory training course, “Safeguarding in a Youth Work Setting”. This short online module can be accessed free through the NYA’s Safeguarding Hub. Alternatively, an introductory or level 1 safeguarding course from the relevant local Safeguarding Partnership (online or in person) may be undertaken to satisfy the minimum training requirement for these roles.