Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training

Who is it for?

Anyone who wishes to work as a paid cycle instructor. Our certified course comprehensively covers the theory and practice of teaching children and adults to ride safely on road, to the official standards set by the Department for Transport and within the 1st4Sport framework.

What does it cover?

This is a four day course that covers essential issues such as risk assessment, insurance, child protection, teaching techniques and client care. The course is taught as a mixture of classroom based theory and on the bike practical assessments with pre and post course modules to be completed via an e-portfolio. On successful completion of the 4-days, you will be able to deliver Bikeability training as you work to becoming fully qualified.

How do I become fully qualified?

You will become fully qualified only after completing a probationary period during which must be actively delivering Bikeability training and undertake a Post Course Assessment (PCA) where you are observed teaching in the field. Life Cycle can arrange your PCA when you are ready and this is included in the cost of the 4-day course.


The 4-day course costs £695 per person, this includes your one-off registration fee with 1st4Sport who are the awarding body. Full details here. Bookings are subject to our standard Terms & Conditions.

We can also train groups of up to 6 instructors at your location, please contact us for a quote.

Course dates and format

Our four day courses take place in Bristol and run 2 days per week over 2 consecutive weeks. Please book online by choosing the course dates you want below or contact us if you have further questions.


Start Date: Monday, October 21, 2019 - 21:15
End Date: Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 17:30
Start Date: Monday, February 10, 2020 - 09:15
End Date: Tuesday, February 18, 2020 - 17:30
Start Date: Monday, April 20, 2020 - 09:15
End Date: Tuesday, April 28, 2020 - 05:30