Welcome to PSYV Online Training Platform

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    Available courses

    Adult Volunteer - Youth Work Training Pack

    More information will follow on the Adult Volunteer Training. In the meantime please complete the safeguarding training.

    Youth Volunteer Induction

    This is to store Youth Volunteer digital signatures for all required forms/documents.

    Module 1: Initial Training Programme


    The Initial Training Programme is the main point of entry to become a recognised Youth Volunteer with Police Scotland. There are three units to complete:

    Unit 1: PSYV Induction

    Unit 2: PSYV Standards

    Unit 3: PSYV Operations


    The purpose of this training is to make sure you know about PSYV, you have some basic knowledge of Police Scotland and you understand what is expected of you and what you should expect in your role as a Police Scotland Youth Volunteer.

    Module 2: Initial Volunteer Experience


    After completing Module 1 you are now eligible to take part in volunteering duties. This module prepares you to plan for your initial volunteer experiences so that you are a safe and responsible member of the team. PSYV sessions continue to provide you with face to face training while you develop your portfolio of evidence and put into practise all the things you have learned in Module 1 and the new knowledge and skills you develop here in Module 2. There are three units to complete:

    Unit 1: PSYV Knowledge & Skills Development

    Unit 2: Preparing for Volunteering

    Unit 3: Volunteering Experience


    The purpose of this training is to make sure you are prepared to be a safe and responsible team member when you embark on your initial volunteer experiences. You carry out your initial experiences with support from an Adult Volunteer or Group Coordinator who will observe you in action. Meanwhile you will engage in face to face training that continues to develop your PSYV knowledge and skills that are useful to you in your voluntary work as well as at home school and wider life experiences.