Ride Leadership Award courses

Ride Leadership Award courses

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Find below all the upcoming Ride Leadership Award courses taking place across the country.

HSBC UK Guided Ride and HSBC UK Breeze (women-only) courses are to train volunteers for our recreational ride leading programmes.

All of the below courses take place from 8.45am to 5.30pm, unless stated otherwise.

Breeze RLA L1 courses

Guided rides RLA L1 courses

First Aid courses

If there isn't a course in your area, please fill in your details here and we will add you to our training contact list.

Paid courses are available for road cyclists looking to develop their leading skills for a club, group, business or organisation. There is no requirement to lead rides for British Cycling upon completing these courses.

Paid RLA L1 courses for individuals

Paid RLA L2 courses for individuals

Combined courses

 

HSBC UK Breeze and HSBC UK Guided Rides courses

HSBC UK Breeze

This Ride Leadership Award Level 1 course is female-only. HSBC UK Breeze is British Cycling's recreational programme dedicated to getting more women cycling. Our vision is for Breeze to be the most popular and successful women's participation programme in the UK. If you're passionate about leading fun, free rides and offering lots of support and inspiration for women of all abilities then this is the course for you! In return we ask that you commit to leading on 8 rides following the course, utilising the Let's Ride website to log your activity.

Here are the next available courses:

Bangor - 18th April 2020

Birmingham - 14th March 2020

Bradford - 21 March 2020

Brighton - 22 March 2020

Bristol - 28 March 2020

Cardiff - 16 May 2020

Coventry - 2 May 2020

Dumfries - 9 May 2020

Dundee - 30 May 2020

Edinburgh - 28 March 2020

Glasgow - 26 April 2020

Hertford - 22 February 2020

Inverness - 20 June 2020

Leeds - 14 March 2020

Leicester - 21 March 2020

London - 28 March 2020

Manchester - 14 March 2020

Nottingham - 31 May 2020

Plymouth - 28 March 2020

Sheffield - 28 March 2020

Southampton -14 March 2020

St Austell - 21 March 2020

Tyne & Wear - 14 March 2020

Warrington - 21 March 2020

Watford - 14 March 2020

HSBC UK Guided Rides

If you're interested in leading rides to encourage families, groups of friends and those a little bit nervous about cycling to get out riding, then this course is for you. We are looking for men and women to deliver rides through the HSBC UK Guided Ride programme. In return we ask that you commit to leading on 8 rides following the course, utilising the Let's Ride website to log your ride leading activity.

Here are the next available courses:

Cardiff - 7 March 2020

Coventry - 18 April 2020

Exeter - 25 April 2020

Glasgow - 29 February 2020

Harrogate - 28 March 2020

Leeds - 29 February 2020

Leicester - 29 February 2020

London - 29 February 2020

Manchester - 7 March 2020

Nottingham - 2 May 2020

Sheffield - 7 March 2020

Southampton - 29 February 2020

Swindon - 7 March 2020

Three Rivers - 27 June 2020

Warrington - 21 March 2020

Watford - 7 March 2020

First Aid courses for leading rides

British Cycling is collaborating with British Red Cross to create bespoke first aid training for volunteer Guided Ride Leaders and Breeze Champions called First Aid for Leading Rides.

Please note that this First Aid course may not be suitable to support other British Cycling qualifications. It is your responsibility to check that the course you attend meets the requirements for your award. All courses run from 10am to 1.30pm.

Here are the next available courses:

Birmingham - 21 March 2020

Bradford - 7 March 2020

Bristol - 4 April 2020

Cardiff - 30 May 2020

Coventry - 16 May 2020

Exeter - 7 March 2020

Glasgow - 2 May 2020

Hertford - 29 February 2020

Leeds - 4 April 2020

Leicester - 28 March 2020

London Moorgate - 2 May 2020

Manchester - 28 March 2020

Newcastle - 28 March 2020

Nottingham - 6 June 2020

Southampton - 21 March 2020

Southampton - 04 April 2020

Watford - 21 March 2020

Paid Courses

Paid RLA L1 courses

This course is suitable for road cyclists looking to develop your leading skills for your club, group, business or organisation and cost from £135 per place. There is no requirement to lead rides for British Cycling upon completing this course.


Kent - 10 May 2020

Redbridge, Ilford - 7 June 2020

Manchester - 27 June 2020

Manchester - 6 September 2020

Redbridge, Ilford - 3 October 2020


Further dates for Summer and Autumn 2020 coming soon

Paid RLA L2 courses for individuals

This course is only available for those who currently hold a Ride Leadership Award Level 1 qualification.

Please email education@britishcycling.org.uk if interested in this course.

Combined Award

This course is a combination of Level 1 & Level 2 is for you if you are an experienced road cyclist looking to develop your leading skills for your club, group, business or organisation. Please note, Ride Leadership Award Combined courses are paid for courses, starting at £205.

 

Kent - 21/22 March 2020

Manchester - 21/22 March 2020 - COURSE NOW FULL

Stourport - 28/29 March 2020

Derby - 28/29 March 2020

Derby - 4/5 July 2020

Redbridge, Ilford - 11/12 July 2020

Manchester - 18/19 July 2020

Kent - 12/13 September 2020

Manchester - 31 October & 1 November 2020

Derby - 10/11 October 2020

Redbridge, Ilford - 7/8 November 2020

Further course dates for Summer and Autumn 2020 coming soon.