Training for Volunteers

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Guider Course

This course is compulsory in order to be appointed as a Guider. Trainees coming to the Guider Training Course must be 18 years of age; have completed the Confidential Volunteer Application Form, been Garda or Access NI vetted and received the recommendation of her Guider and Unit Leader/Area/District Commissioner. This course consists of a number of modules normally run over a weekend which will help you in the running of your Company. Each Trainee Guider will complete in service training along with a number of challenges in order to complete the course. At the end of the course each trainee will be appointed as a Guider.


Child Protection Training

Every adult member of CGI working with the girls must complete our Child Protection Training course. This will give you a more thorough explanation of the Association's policy and procedures in order to enhance your knowledge. This course will need to be updated every 3 years. It is essential that every person volunteering with CGI completes this course as soon as possible after joining.


First Aid

The course can be run internally and externally by accredited bodies. It is recommended that all Guiders should complete a basic first aid course and renew as appropriate. In order to obtain your Camp Warrant you must have acquired a First Aid certificate.