Scouting Fundamentals FAQs

 

 

Introduction
  1. What is included in this training?
  2. How do I access this training?
  3. Do I need to complete Scouting Fundamentals before I complete Wood Badge I for The Canadian Path?
  4. My MyScouts profile shows SCF as required, what does this mean?
  5. Scouting Fundamentals sessions list

 

 *Note: Coloured text are new updates! 

 

Introduction

'Scouting Fundamentals' is the name for the mandatory initial training as set out in the Volunteer Screening policy. All new Scouters must take this training as part of their screening before they can be made 'Active'.

 

WHAT'S NEW?

Scouting Fundamentals has been refreshed!

Based on Volunteer feedback, we have updated Sessions 1, 2, 3, 4 and 7 to be more focused and meaningful for individuals new to Scouting through a more engaging learning experience, in less time!

 

Previous Scouting Fundamentals

Refreshed Scouting Fundamentals

Changes

Session 1: Welcome to Scouting

Session 1: Why Scouting is Important for Young People

Course content reorganized to address the “Why”, “How” and “What” of Scouting.

 

Updates further align content with The Canadian Path.

Session 2: What is Scouting?

Session 2: How Scouting Develops Well Rounded Youth

Session 3: What is your role in all of this?

Session 4: How Scouting helps you deliver a quality program

Session 3: Great Safe Scouting Adventures

Session 5: Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

Session 4: Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

No Change

Session 6: How you can help Scouting reach more young people (AODA)

Session 5: How you can help Scouting reach more young people (AODA)

No Change

Session 7: What comes next?

Session 6: What comes next?

Minor updates

 

What is included in Scouting Fundamentals training?

'Scouting Fundamentals' is made up of six sessions which includes the Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders and Accessibility training. This means that completion of 'Scouting Fundamentals' also results in completion of Accessibility training, and Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

 

How do I access this training?

You can now access Scouting Fundamentals under your Volunteer Ready tab in the David Huestis Learning Centre. 

  1. Login to your MyScouts.ca account
  2. Click on TRAINING from the top navigation menu.
  3. On the left-side menu, click on David Huestis Learning Centre e-Learning Login

This will bring you to ‘My Learning Gateway’ in the David Huestis Learning Centre.

  1. You can access all 6 sessions of Scouting Fundamentals under Volunteer Ready.
  2. To launch a session, click LAUNCH. A new browser tab will open.
  3. You will now review the Learning Objectives of the individual session, click LAUNCH. This will open a new course window.

If you have previously completed Scouting Fundamentals and would like to experience the newly refreshed sessions, you can easily request them using the Course Catalogue. 

To access your Scouting Fundamentals eLearning sessions:

      1. Once you are in the David Huestis Learning Center, click on Course Catalogue from the top navigation menu.
      2. Using the Subject drop-down filter, select Scouts Canada Training.
      3. The Topic drop-down filter will now show training specific to your role. Select Scouting Fundamentals.
      4. Using the Language drop-down filter, select English or French.
      5. Click Search.
      6. Scroll down to the search results.
      7. Click Request Package. Click OK to continue requesting package.
      8. To return to My Learning Gateway, click on My Learning.
      9. You will find your sessions under Requested Modules.

For instructions on how to access other training courses see this article: How to Access Training

 

Do I need to complete Scouting Fundamentals before completing Wood Badge I for The Canadian Path? 

Yes. It is intended that all new volunteers complete Scouting Fundamentals before Wood Badge I for The Canadian Path.  

However, it is important to note that on a system basis, it is possible to complete Wood Badge I for The Canadian Path before completing Scouting Fundamentals training. 

  

My profile shows 'SCF' required, what does this mean?

Completion of Scouting Fundamentals will clear the 'SCF' requirement in MyScouts.

 

Session Names and David Huestis Learning Centre ID Codes

Scouting Fundamentals will only be credited upon the completion of all the below-listed sessions. 

You can check your 'My Completed Learning' tab in David Huestis to see which sessions you have successfully completed.

 

Session Name

DHLC ID

Approximate time needed (mins)

Scouting Fundamentals - Session 1: Why Scouting is Important for Young People

6057

15

Scouting Fundamentals - Session 2: How Scouting Helps Develop Well Rounded Youth

6068

30

Scouting Fundamentals - Session 3: Great, Safe Scouting Adventures

6069

20

Respect in Sport for Activity Leaders

6520

180

Scouting Fundamentals - Session 5: How you can help Scouting reach more young people

6083

55

Scouting Fundamentals - Session 6: What comes next?

6084

8

 

 

 

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