What is 1st4sport Level 2 award in delivering cycle training?

Developed in partnership with The Bikeability Trust, the 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training is designed to prepare learners for employment as a cycle training instructor, specifically working to, and delivering, the National Standard for Cycle Training.

Why should I do it?

The qualification content is derived from Role 6 of the National Standard for Cycle Training (Deliver Cycle Training). It is relevant for learners who aspire to become a cycle training instructor in England and it sits within a progressive suite of cycle training qualifications. 

How long does it take?

The qualification consists of 32 hours of Guided Learning (learning under the direct guidance of a tutor) comprising of a 4-day course and Post Course Assessment. The Total Qualification Time is approximately 108 hours which includes delivering a minimum of 9 combined Bikeability Level 1 and Level 2 courses.

What does the course cover?

The units consist of:

 Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the cycle training instructor

 Planning cycle training and assessment

 Delivering cycle training and assessment

 Reviewing cycle training and assessment

 Planning to improve professional practice

Current Instructors

Bikeworks also offers conversion sessions for current National Standard Instructors, recognising prior learning (RPL).

Bikeworks will register the current instructor with 1st4sport to initiate the RPL process. This involves instructors completing assessment tasks in an online portfolio (‘Moodle’) and a practical assessment of Bikeability delivery against current National Standard assessment criteria (PCA).

When do the Courses Run?

See our Programme Calendar for course dates and times.

What Should I Expect?

Aside from a wealth of knowledge, you can find a photo-narrative of our course here.

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