Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training
Do you want to instruct cycle training to groups of children or adults? This course will equip you with the knowledge and skills to deliver Bikeability as a professional Instructor.
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.
“The course more than met my expectations. The delivery was exceptional, relaxed but thorough. The practicals were well executed and delivered to a very high standard” June 2020 participant
What are the entry requirements?
- You must be an experienced cyclist, competent and comfortable riding in busy urban traffic
- You must be at least 18 years of age
- You must be able to communicate in English
- Portfolio tasks such as session plans and risk assessments are usually completed online. Participants will need access to a computer/ internet to complete their e-portfolio, and should expect some homework before, during and after the course. Paper based portfolios can be arranged where computer access of skills are an issue.
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
What should I expect?
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).
Please find more information about what to expect here.
When do the courses run?
Aside from a wealth of knowledge, you can find a photo-narrative of our course here.
What is the cost of the course?
The price is £740 inclusive of VAT. This price also includes one Post Course Assessment (PCA), where we assess you teaching real life learners. Should further PCA’s be required there are additional charges for this.