Commissioner Training Day

We are very pleased to invite Commissioners to a Commissioner training day, held on Sunday 26th June. This training day will now take place online.

We are pleased to welcome a guest speaker – Jonathan from The Art of Brilliance.
The Art of Being Brilliant is all about raising aspirations, boosting resilience, and getting people fired up for whatever life throws at them. Based on the science of Positive Psychology, it’s evidence-based but with the big words surgically removed and replaced with common sense, doable principles and great fun.

The programme for the day is:

9:15 am

Registration starts

9:45 am

Welcome and Introduction

10:15 am


10:30 am

Session 1

12:45 pm


1:45 pm

Session 2

3:30 pm


3:45 pm

Guest Speaker - Jonathan from The Art of Brilliance

5 pm


The available morning sessions are:

Complaints / compliance & honest conversations
Aim: To increase Commissioner’s awareness of the difference between complaints & compliance concerns and their responsibilities in relation to both

Running a team
Aim: to support commissioners with skills and confidence to run a team successfully

Reading & responding to Risk Assessments
Aim: To support commissioners with the skills, knowledge & confidence to read & provide appropriate feedback on unit risk assessment, with a focus on residentials & large scale events

Recruitment / Retention
Aim: To provide commissioners in LaSER with strategies, tools and skills to enable effective recruitment of adult volunteers in their area and retain volunteers within Guiding

The available afternoon sessions are:

Aim: To provide commissioners with practical skills and knowledge to enable them to support units in managing their finances, including fundraising ideas.

Aim: To ensure that commissioners are aware of their responsibilities as trustees, does NOT include property management

Aim: To provide commissioners with skills, knowledge and practical ideas to find and provide ongoing support for mentors in their areas

If you would like to attend the Region Training Day on Sunday 26 June, please complete the online form by Friday 17 June at 12 noon:

If you have any queries, please contact

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