The Skills Network

Would you like an opportunity to develop your skills and gain an accredited qualification? The Skills Network has partnered with Blacktoft Beacon District Scouts to provide flexible distance learning courses. They are ideal for growing your knowledge in key subjects that would benefit you in your involvement within your section.


Choose from over 30 courses, including:

Delivered via distance learning, you have the freedom to study anywhere, anytime, either online or using high quality paper-based resources.


These courses are available at no cost to you through government funding, subject to eligibility criteria.

If you would benefit from developing your skills and knowledge, please book via your District Commisioner, Linda Thelwell, at