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MTB Leadership

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The mountains, hills and rugged terrain of Great Britain provide a stunning backdrop to our new MTB Leadership Award, as the skills of effective Leadership are outlined through practical and engaging activities at some of the best outdoor venues throughout the country.

There are currently three qualifications, with Level 1 providing an industry standard for Outdoor Education Centres, while Level 2 and 3 are for aspiring individuals who want to share a passion for mountain biking with others as a qualified Leader of mountain bike rides.

Alton Castle achieves status for delivering led mountain bike rides

British Cycling has announced Alton Castle in Stoke-on-Trent has become an approved centre for the delivery of Mountain Bike Leadership.

Update - UK Mountain Bike Leadership Scheme

As British Cycling, Scottish Cycling and Welsh Cycling move to strengthen mountain bike leadership in the UK, the delivery of the awards will gradually switch over to the new UK Mountain Bike Leadership Scheme between now and December 2015.

Find a MTB Leader

Becoming a MTB Leader

Our Level 2 Award in MTB Leadership is the starting point for individuals who are keen to become leaders of mountain bike riders.

Register to be a MTB Leader

Prior to booking onto a Level 2 training course, you need to register with British Cycling’s MTB Leadership Programme. We will then provide you with the training manual, log book, free British Cycling Ride Membership (valid for one year) and your log in details for the online learning programme.