British Cycling Level 1 Mountain Bike Leadership is a site specific award designed specifically for organisations such as outdoor education centres, schools, colleges and community organisations.
Before staff or volunteers can be trained, the centre must first complete their Centre Accreditation with British Cycling and then the Level 1 training is site-
The aim of this award is to upskill members of staff or volunteers, either from a basic level of MTB proficiency or from 'in-
Training and Assessment
£180.00 for up to 8 learners from your centre.
One day, on your facitilies British Cycling approved MTB Trail & site
Specific to your centre, please contact us to discuss your individual requirements.
Level 1 training
The one day Level 1 training course includes training and assessment of:
As it is a site-
There is no formal assessment during this programme; the assessment for this course will be ongoing throughout the day. Upon successful completion of the required criteria staff will be signed off by the tutor. This will enable them to lead rides on the site specific route.
What can I expect on the level 1 training course?
A one day training course with ongoing assessment by the tutor throughout the day. All training/ assessment must take place at the centre requiring the training and using the route(s) used for leading mountain bike sessions.
The course has a mix of practical and theory sessions. There will be some classroom sessions and some practical sessions around the venue.
Centre approval is carried out by a British Cycling inspector. It provides quality assurance and confirms that the organisation meets relevant criteria concerning the following key areas:-
Appropriately trained “Senior Leader” British Cycling (or MBLA) Level 2 (TCL), Level 3 (MBL)
The course will solely cover the cycling specific aspects of leading group rides. It is the organisation’s responsibility to ensure staff are trained in the following key areas:
• General Group Management
• First Aid (proof to be provided to British Cycling)
• Safeguarding Children (proof to be provided to BC)
• General safety briefings
• Dealing with challenging behaviour
Please contact us if you require further information