Ride Leadership Award Level 2

Ride Leadership Award Level 2

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This course trains up qualified Level 1 Ride Leaders to lead rides in more remote environments and challenging terrain, over longer distances more than 50miles. 

The award qualifies leaders to deliver guided bike rides for groups of intermediate and advanced level adults, providing you with an understanding of the processes involved with a longer and more challenging ride.

The course covers group riding etiquette, advanced communication, group management on longer rides and in my challenging terrain, decision making and advanced risk management.

What does the course include? 

The course blends online learning with an assessed one-day course. Learners receive:

  • 30-days access to British Cycling Learning with two hours of directed learning
  • One day of expert tuition by a British Cycling tutor including practical assessment 

How much does it cost?

  • £135.00 per person, or
  • £1000.00 for a private course for a maximum of 10 learners 

There is no requirement to lead rides for British Cycling upon completing this course.

How long will the course take to complete? 

One day plus two hours for the online learning, then first aid training if required

What do I need to be able to register? 

  • The minimum age to attend a course is 18 years old and you must be a Level 1 Ride Leader 
  • British Cycling Community Membership*

*To benefit from Coaches, Leaders and Instructors Insurance you must have a minimum of Ride Membership

Upcoming courses 

If there is no course available nearby, please complete our short form to express interest. This will help us to plan for future courses and let you know when a nearby date has been added.

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Tel: 0161 274 2060

Further information 

If you need extra support to undertake this course because of a physical or learning disability please contact our teamto discuss any reasonable adjustments that would support you.