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Safeguarding Blog

BB_logoAll our qualified adult leaders undergo Boys' Brigade training that is based on the National guidelines and standards.
This is known as Youth Leader Training (YLT).

The aim of YLT is to enable leaders to deliver the BB mission by equipping them with the skills, knowledge and attitudes to work effectively with children and young people. This includes modules in Child Protection, Safety, Emergency First Aid, Equal Opportunities, as well as training specifically aimed at the specific age group they will be working with.

Further more specialised training can be undertaken when required in topics such as Holiday Leadership, Campcraft & Working with Challenging Behaviour.


All new leaders and staff must undergo an PVG check before appointment and every 5 years thereafter. This produces a document containing criminal history information held by the police and government departments which can be used by The Boys Brigade to make safer recruitment decisions. The PVG scheme (Protecting Vunerable Groups) replaces the Disclosure scheme although it is still managed by Disclosure Scotland.




The Boys Brigade and Church of Scotland are committed to providing a safe environment for all those within our care and
have procedures, all our adult volunteers are expected to adhere to. These include:


• Child Protection Policy

• Equal Opportunities Policy

• Disclosure checks for all new leaders &helpers

• Mandatory regular training for all leaders/helpers

• Formal Complaints Procedure


For furher information including details on how to report a Safeguarding concern please refer to The Boys Brigade UK Safeguarding page.