Level 3 Award in Developing Cycle Training Instructors

Course overview

Developed in partnership with The Bikeability Trust, the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Developing Cycle Training Instructors is designed to prepare learners for employment as cycle training tutors. It is aimed at those who have been delivering Bikeability themselves for at least two years, and who would now like to work as trainers for new instructors.

Course pre-requisites

  • You must be cycling at Bikeability Level 3 competently, confidently & consistently.

  • You must be at least 18 years of age.

  • You must have at least 2 years’ experience of and currently be delivering Bikeability.

  • Effective communication in English.

The Level 3 Award in Developing Cycling Instructor Trainers was launched in May 2019. To register to participate in one of these awards, please see our Instructor Training page for dates, booking and our policies, or contact us.


Course structure

Pre-course support

On the course

Post course assessment

- Advice and guidance on pre-course tasks


- Learner self-assessment tool, which will tailor the RPL session around your experience, ensuring the best possible support


- An active learning experience over two days with practical, classroom and
e-learning aspects, covering both the theory behind and practice of training new instructors

- An on-site half-day assessment of your delivery of a Level 2 Instructor Training course (including the PCA), supported by evidence of 60 hours of Level 2 delivery and 9 hours of PCA delivery