For training to be valid it must meet BSA standards. Trainers should be experienced Scouters who have been trained to train. Each should attend EDGE training for trainers. This certification is good for three years.
Courses should not be free-lanced but rather should be taught from official BSA syllabus. Click on the Scouting family below for the latest Leader Specific and Outdoor training materials.
Cub Scouts Boy Scouts Varsity Venturing Outdoor Skills