Appointment Status

Pre-provisional status

During this stage 4 tasks must be completed
– approval by the local appointment approval committee
– approval by the Commissioner
– DBS cleared
– references received

At pre-provisional stage an adult cannot carry out any duties of the appointment, nor should the appointment be announced and if no previous appointment held/current then only limited supervised involvement with young people can be made.

During this stage you cannot attend any training courses.

Provisional appointment status

An adult will be:
Provisionally undertaking a Scouting role
Completing the getting started learning and validation

Full appointment status

Getting started training validated

How to find out:

You may directly check the status of an appointment on our membership services system.
How to:

  • Go to compass.scouts.org.uk > Login or Regsiter (& then login)
  • Click on the ‘My Profile‘ link in the top menu bar
  • Click the ‘Roles‘ tab
  • You will see your status listed in the ‘status’ column.
  • Click ‘View‘ for further details.

If you have a pre-provisional appointment you need to check the progress of this with your Group Scout Leader, District Commissioner or Appointment Advisory Committee Secretary.