Manager and Supporter LMP

Providing Direction (LMP)


Learning Methods:

  • Leading Local Scouting Independent Learning
  • Planning for Growth Independent Learning
  • Skills of Management Course
  • Achieving Growth Course

    Topics Covered:


  • Your role as a leader in Scouting and the qualities of an effective leader.
  • Practically applying the current strategic Vision for UK Scouting to the development of local Scouting.
  • Having a vision for local Scouting, which takes into account relevant development plans, including the current strategic Vision for UK Scouting.
  • Communicating your vision and outlining a range of ways of to this.

    Below explains what the learner is required to do to satisfy the criteria for the LMP section. Remember all your life skills and experience can be taken into when meeting with your Training Adviser.

    To validate this module learners will need to complete the following:Evidence may include one or more of the following:Requires RevalidationRelevant Role
    Create a vision appropriate to your role which is:
  • Relevant
  • Achievable
  • Inspirational
  • A copy of your vision.
  • A discussion with your
  • Training Adviser.
  • Witness statement from Line Manager.
  • YesAll
    Develop a plan to realise your vision which includes:
  • Specific, achievable, relevant, realistic and time bound actions and measurable outcomes (for example SMART)
  • Who was consulted?
  • How it will be communicated?
  • How it will be regularly reviewed and evaluated and why this is important?
  • How it complements other relevant Scouting visions and plans
  • A copy of your vision
  • Witness statement from your Line Manager
  • YesAll
    Provide two different examples, relevant to your role, of situations when you have led, inspired and motivated adult volunteers, detailing the outcomes.
  • Discussion with your Training Adviser
  • Witness statement from Line Manager
  • YesAll
    Provide an example, relevant to your role, of how you ensure that everyone follows the policies and rules of The Scouts.
  • Discussion with your Training Adviser
  • Witness statement from Line Manager
  • YesAll
    Outline the ways in which your role is responsible for or contributes to the growth in Scouting
  • A copy of your growth plan.
  • Discussion with your Training Adviser.
  • YesAll
    Put your phone down and what are you left with? Just teamwork, courage and the skills to succeed.’
    Bear Grylls, Chief Scout Bear Grylls