AJ2025 Funding for Adventurous Activity Training - Frequently Asked Questions

AJ2025 Funding for Adventurous Activity Training - Frequently Asked Questions

This initiative is proudly supported by funding from the Queensland Government.

Who can apply for AJ2025 Funding for Adventurous Activity Training? 



Adult Members of Scouts Queensland aged 18 and above by AJ2025 and registered to attend as an Adult Leader, Rover Scout or Other Adult may apply for reimbursement for Scouts Queensland Adventurous Activity Training (in accordance with these terms). You might be an Activity Base Leader, Line Leader, or other role within the Jamboree. Knowing what your allocated AJ2025 role is not a requirement to take advantage of this initiative. Having depth of skills and knowledge in Adventurous Activities will help create a safe and fun Jamboree whatever your role.



How much funding is available per person?

Each eligible adult will be able to spend up to $200.00 towards completing Adventurous Activity Training in the pursuits required to support the Jamboree.

Which pursuits are included in the AJ2025 Funding for Adventurous Activity Training?

The AJ2025 Funding for Adventurous Activity Training is intended to build skills is the Adventurous Activity pursuits which support the planned Jamboree activities.  AJ2025 Funding for Adventurous Activity Training will include:

  1. Core Skills – TP
  2. Core Skills – AG
  3. Guiding Adventure
  4. Wilderness First Aid
  5. Basic Water Rescue
  6. Archery – SP/TP/AG/G
  7. Paddling – Canoe/Kayak Flat Water – SP
  8. Paddling – SUP Sheltered Coastal / Inland Flat Water – SP
  9. Snorkelling – SP/TP/G
  10. Vertical – Abseiling Artificial & Top Rope Climbing Artificial – SP
  11. Vertical – Abseiling Artificial – TP
  12. Vertical – Top Rope Climbing Artificial - TP
  13. Vertical – Abseiling Vertical Rescue – AG
  14. Pioneering – SP / 60 Mins Of
  15. Pioneering – TP
  16. Pioneering – AG
  17. Adventure Based Learning / Low Ropes – AG
  18. Adventure Based Learning / Low Ropes – G 

How do I apply for AJ2025 Funding for Adventurous Activity Training?

To apply for AJ2025 Funding for Adventurous Activity Training:

  1. Register for the training program/s you plan to attend using the online training application form (you will be able to register for all courses now even though you may not yet have completed all program pre-requisites).
  2. Your Group/Formation will be invoiced and required to pay in advance of the training program in accordance with standard processes.
  3. Complete any pre-requisites or pre-work prior to attending the program (AA Pathway documents with details of pre-work for relevant programs will be available on The Hub soon).
  4. Attend the training as planned and complete any post-course work required.
  5. Once you have attended training, your Group/Formation can complete the reimbursement form (available soonto claim reimbursement for your attendance and completion of relevant AA training program. 

Why does my Group/Formation have to pay for the training up front?

Under the rules of the Queensland Government funding initiative, participants can only seek financial support for training that is actually completed not training that is planned for completion.

When do I have to complete the training and when can my group claim?

The invoice payment and the reimbursement must occur within the term of the funding – between 14 February 2024 and 31 December 2024.  If you have already completed an eligible training program that falls within these dates, your Group/Formation may claim reimbursement using the above process.  To be eligible to receive reimbursement, participants must complete all aspects of the Program (pre-course, on-course and post-course), it is not sufficient to only attend the face-to-face course.

How to use up the balance of my allocation?

Groups/Formations are entitled to claim part payment for programs completed by eligible participants. For example, a participant could claim $160 towards a weekend course, and then later claim $40 towards the cost of a one-day course.

Can I seek reimbursement for direct credit transfer?

Yes, eligible members can seek reimbursement for the direct credit transfer fee (recognition by Scouts QLD) for Units of Competency that are obtained outside of Scouting for relevant pursuit areas.

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