BSA Online Training

The national office offers some basic and supplemental training online. You can take Youth Protection Training, Hazardous Weather, Safety Afloat, Safe Swim Defense, Troop Committee Challenge, and more through the Online Learning Center. If you are interested in taking online training, please go to and create a free account. 


Once signed in, click on the "Home" tab and go to "My Dashboard". It will default to the My Training section which provides 4 new tab selections: 

YPT - displays the Youth Protection training courses available.

Training Center - displays the Scouting programs containing the training courses applicable to the specific program.

Requirements - displays training courses required to become position-trained for your current registered position(s).

Completions - displays all training courses that you have completed, with their expiration dates, if they expire.

If you have experienced issues while taking online training such as being unable to print a certificate or forgetting a username and password, please contact the Council Service Center.