Leader FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

How often do I need to renew my First Aid and how do I do it?
First Response needs to be renewed every 3 years. Take a look at the training calender and email to book your place on a Renewal Course.

I have some suggestions for Training Sessions, who do I contact?
Contact the Training team on training@girlguidinglondonsw.org.uk. You can also add your comments to your evaluation form at the end of a training session. All constructive comments and suggestions are always very welcome.

I like the idea of helping out in Guiding but I don’t know where to start
Either come along to one of our New Leader social evenings and meet us in person to find out about us. Email training@girlguidinglondonsw.org.uk, or if you just want some more information on what is involved, email info@girlguidinglondonsw.org.uk with any questions and we will do our best to help.

My unit has shown interest in going away on camp or a pack holiday and I don’t know where to start!
Plenty of information on planning a residential event can be found in the members area of the Girlguiding UK website, but we have a Camp Advisor and an Outdoor Activity and Residential Events Advisor, so email info@girlguidinglondonsw.org.uk and your questions and details can be forwarded to the correct person.

I am an experienced guider and I am considering becoming a Mentor, how can I find out more?
Contact your Leadership Qualification Coordinator.  She will arrange for someone to come and talk to you about mentoring.

I would like to know more about becoming a Trainer – where can I find this information?
If you are interested in finding out how to become a Trainer contact: training@girlguidinglondonsw.org.uk