Level 2 Road and Time Trial Coaching Award

Level 2 Road and Time Trial Coaching Award

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The Level 2 Road and Time-Trial Coaching Award is aimed at coaches new to the road and time trial environment, as well as current road and time trial coaches who want to develop their existing knowledge and skills.

The knowledge gained from this award will allow you to plan, deliver and evaluate a series of safe, ethical and effective road and time trial coaching sessions.

The award will also give you all of the knowledge and information you need to progress riders from their first road and time trial session to their first competition. This award is the minimum requirement for the delivery of Go-Ride Road and Time-Trial Gears 5 and 6.

What are the benefits of becoming a Level 2 Road and Time-Trial coach?

Upon successful completion of the course and as a British Cycling member and licensed coach, you will have access to an impressive list of benefits. These include:

  • £5 million professional indemnity insurance.
  • Access to free coaching and technical support.
  • Go-Ride Road and Time-Trial Gears 5 and 6 Coaching Workbooks with over 60 activities.
  • Road and Time-Trial Coaching Handbook.

What will I learn?

This is a two-day course which is composed of five compulsory modules:

Day 1

  • Environment.
  • Road and time-trial equipment.
  • Analysing road and time-trial techniques.
  • Planning progressive sessions.
  • Getting involved and what next?

Day 2

  • Practical assessment.
  • Individual reviews.

Am I eligible to attend?

You can attend the Level 2 Road and Time-Trial Coaching Award if:

  • You have a minimum of a valid one-day Emergency First Aid Certificate.
  • You are enthusiastic about getting people active and involved in road and time-trial cycling.
  • You have attended a Club Coach, Activity Coach or Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Cycling and successfully completed all aspects of the assessment.
  • You can present a valid enhanced CRB check.

Do I need to bring anything to the course?

Coaches are required to supply their own bike and helmet for taking part in the assessment on day two. Bikes used in the session should be in good working order and have two working brakes. Candidates do not need to be competent cyclists to take part in the activities.

If you are unable to take part in this session for any reason (e.g. illness, no bike or helmet) please inform Coaching and Education prior to the course so that alternative arrangements can be made to involve you in the activities.

Course dates and venues

Dates Location Reference Availability
24 & 25 Sep 2016 Edinburgh 1462 Book Online
1 & 2 Oct 2016 Gravesend 1449 Book Online
15 & 16 Oct 2016 Wakefield 1556 Book Online
26 & 27 Nov 2016  Bath 1548 Book Online

How much does the award cost?

The course cost is £230. There may be some financial assistance available.

How do I apply?

Book online or complete and return the following application form:

Application form

Contact us

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Tel: 0161 274 2060