Training, qualifications and resources

Training, qualifications and resources


British Cycling has a range of training opportunities in club management, event officiating and coaching.

Take a look at the options below to find out more.

Club management

For those of you intrigued by the workings of a cycling club, its activities and all of its different volunteers then club management may be the option for you. For information about club volunteer training courses please click here.


There are thousands of cycling events every year and they all rely on officials to ensure that they are safe, fair and most importantly fun! Whether you want to become a commissaire and officiate at regional or national events or help out at your local grass roots Go-Ride Racing event we can help you find what you are looking for. For information on training courses and resources for officials click here or for information about local courses contact your regional events officer.


Coaching is at the heart of cycling performance at every level from teaching basic bike handling skills in a school or club through to training athletes for the Olympic Games or Tour de France. The coaching courses available from British Cycling will allow you to achieve your coaching goals; coaching at the level and in the discipline you want.

Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Cycling (L1CCC) for those 16 years and over is the entry-level award into the British Cycling Coach Education Programme, aimed at people new to coaching and cycling.

The Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Cycling (L2CCC) is aimed at people new to coaching and/or cycling. The knowledge gained from this qualification will allow you to develop an understanding of safe, ethical and effective cycling coaching.

For more information about British Cycling's coaching awards, including the discipline-specific Level 2 and Level 3 awards please see the coaching section of the website.