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General Information

Training is essential in Girlguiding, to improve and build on our skills as volunteers.  We have a dedicated training team within the County who offer the mandatory trainings needed to run a unit. Mandatory trainings include First Aid, Sectional and A Safe Space.  In addition to this we regularly run trainings on other important topics such as financial matters, as well as trainings on more fun topics.  The training team are here to help and support your development and, in addition to the trainings on the training calendar, we can arrange small sessions or give you information about trainings in other counties across the Region.

Trainings need a minimum number to run, so they could be cancelled if there are insufficient numbers to make the session viable, and venues may also change.  Evening and half day trainings are £8 and a full day training is £15.  The cost of trainings can be claimed from unit funds.  The times of trainings will be advised.  Evening trainings are usually 7-9pm.

If there is sufficient demand for a training then further dates can be added to the training calendar.  Please let the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. know if there is a County training you would like arranged, or if you would like to arrange a local training if you have sufficient leaders in your area wanting to attend.

Are you interested in becoming a County trainer?  Details of what is involved in qualifying as a trainer can be found here.  If you would like to find out more, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

How to book onto a training:

Check the online calendar to find the training you wish to attend then complete the appropriate application form.

If there are a number of Leaders from the same Unit wishing to attend trainings.  Please fill in one application form per person; one cheque for any number of people is fine.  Payments can be made via PayPal - please indicate on form if you prefer to pay this way.

Send completed form/s, a Stamped Self-addressed envelope for receipt, and a cheque for the fees in good time before the training to:


Training, 7 Northfield Road, St George, Bristol, BS5 8PA


Or e-mail all the above details to the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Bookings can now be done via Eventbrite 

Confirmation will be sent to all applications, if you do not receive a response within 2 weeks, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.