National Standard Instructor training

National Standard Instructor training

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High quality cycle training instructors are at the heart of increasing the number of young people cycling regularly, improving their health and fitness, reducing road congestion and increasing participation in cycling across all levels and disciplines.

British Cycling has developed a high quality training programme to equip instructors and assistant instructors with the necessary expertise and knowledge to deliver engaging and effective Bikeability sessions.

Becoming an instructor or assistant instructor provides a unique opportunity to play a key role in increasing levels of cycling in the UK. Instructors may work independently, for a cycle training organisation, as a volunteer in a cycling club or for a local authority.

There are numerous paid, full-time and voluntary opportunities for instructors to deliver cycle training and completing the British Cycling National Standard Instructor or Assistant Instructor course is the first step in this process.

The NSI and NSIA courses will help to ensure you meet the challenge of delivering effective cycle training sessions. Training dates and locations can be found on the Instructor Course page, but do check back soon if there is nothing in your area as new courses are added regularly.

As an instructor, you must be registered with at least one Instructor Training Organisation (ITO). Once you have completed the NSI or NSIA course, you will be registered with British Cycling for one year.

This will enable you to benefit from regular updates on any changes to the National Standard and CPD opportunities, enabling you to keep your training up to date.

British Cycling is accredited to deliver the following National Standard courses:

National Standard Instructor (NSI) Course

National Standard Assistant Instructor (NSIA) Course

National Standard Assistant Instructor Upgrade Course

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