TRAINER QUALIFICATION TUTOR
Who can do this role?
A Trainer Qualication Tutor can be any adult over 18 years old, but must already be an experienced
Do I need a qualication?
To become a Tutor, you must have completed the Girlguiding Trainer Qualication, be an experienced
Trainer for Girlguiding and be appointed by your Country/Region Chief Commissioner. You will be required
to attend a Tutor training session, and keep your skills up to date by attending ongoing training and
networking events with other Tutors.
What is the purpose of this role?
A Trainer Qualication Tutor ensures that a Prospective Trainer acquires the necessary skills,
knowledge, attitude and behaviour to train within Girlguiding. A Tutor is an inspiring Trainer, who is
able to use their knowledge and experience to motivate, support and assist a Prospective Trainer.
What will I do in the role?
The list below outlines the general responsibilities of a Trainer Qualication Tutor, but you will be
working within a wider team and responsibilities may vary depending on different specialisms.
zz Ensure a Prospective Trainer acquires all the necessary skills, knowledge, attitude and behaviour to
achieve their Trainer Qualication.
zz Maintain good communication with the Prospective Trainer, sharing training knowledge and resources.
zz Meet the Prospective Trainer regularly in person and/or via Skype/phone to discuss their progress
and their next steps in the Trainer Qualication process.
zz Attend Prospective Trainers’ sessions to observe and give feedback for their development and as
evidence for their Trainer Qualication.
zz Help the Prospective Trainer prepare their Personal Development Plan, nd suitable and appropriate
training opportunities, help prepare training sessions and sign off the qualication clauses.
zz Monitor and evaluate the Prospective Trainer’s progress regularly.
zz Introduce the Prospective Trainer to a suitable support network and to other local Trainers.
zz Motivate, support and encourage the Prospective Trainer in successfully gaining their qualication.
zz Provide updates and feedback to a designated Reviewer, maintaining good communication.
Being part of your local guiding area
zz Be part of a local Girlguiding community, by attending local meetings and maintaining a good
relationship with other volunteers.
zz Develop and maintain clear communications with the local Commissioner, if required.
zz Promote local, national and international opportunities available within guiding as well as externally,
and encourage young members to take part.
zz Keep up to date with new resources and programme initiatives, and use them as appropriate.
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Trainer Qualication Tutor