Cycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5)

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Overview

By completing the course, a Cycle Training Assistant can plan and deliver cycle training sessions using Bikeability  Scotland resources.  In some areas you may receive mentoring and supervision form a cycle trainer while you gain experience.

To become a CTA you should be a competent cyclist and must be a minimum of 16 years old 18 where working independently.


Minimum Age

16
  

What skills do I need?

Candidates should be able to cycle to a level 2 standard.


How long does it take?

This is a 10 hour course which includes three hours of pre-course learning and seven hours of class time.


What will I need?

You will need access to a bicycle in working order and clothes appropriate for the weather.


What will it cost?

The course is free of charge on the basis that all CTAs deliver Bikeability Scotland training to children as a volunteer or as part of their job. Contact the Bikeability Scotland local authority coordinator for more information on upcoming courses.


What's next?

Once you have gained experience delivering cycle training, you may want to deliver Bikeability Scotland level 3 training, at which point you can progress onto the Cycle Trainer (CT) course.

Course Dates

DateCourse TypeCourse Title & InstructorLocationLocal AuthorityCapacity & Availability£ CostBook
DateTue 22nd Aug 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning
Philippa Barber
LocationThe Bike Hub
Archerfield , North Berwick
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateSun 27th Aug 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAngus Cycle Hub CTA #8
John Bremner
LocationMaisondieu Primary School
22 Saint Andrew Street, Brechin
Local AuthorityAngusCapacityCapacity 12
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateMon 28th Aug 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSTP Fife Cycle Training Assistant
Allan Dunlop
LocationOutdoor Education Fife
Lochore Meadows, Fife
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateMon 28th Aug 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorBeancross CTA
Bryan Jardine
LocationBeancross primary
49 Montgomery Street, Grangemouth
Local AuthorityFalkirkCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateThu 31st Aug 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire8
June Andrew
LocationFettercairn School
Distillery Road, Fettercairn, Laurencekirk
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateMon 4th Sep 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorChryston Sports Leaders CTA Course
Ross Sweeney
LocationChryston High School
Lindsaybeg Road, Glasgow
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 5th Sep 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSTP Fife, Cycle Training Assistant
Allan Dunlop
LocationOutdoor Education Fife
Lochore Meadows, Fife
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateTue 5th Sep 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorBikeability CTA - Dumfries
Tina Lockhart
LocationMaxwelltown High School
Maxwelltown High School
Local AuthorityDumfries & GallowayCapacityCapacity 24
Places Left 24
FREE
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DateWed 6th Sep 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorTeachers/Volunteers course
Ross Sweeney
LocationColtness High School
Mossland Drive, Wishaw
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateSun 10th Sep 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAngus Cycle HUB CTA #9
John Bremner
LocationAngus Cycle Hub
11 Gravesend, Arbroath
Local AuthorityAngusCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateThu 14th Sep 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSouth Lanarkshire Schools
Colin Smith
LocationChatelherault Country Park
Ferniegair
Local AuthoritySouth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 12
Places Left 10
FREE
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DateFri 15th Sep 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSouth Lanarkshire Schools
Colin Smith
LocationChatelherault Country Park
Ferniegair
Local AuthoritySouth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 12
Places Left 11
FREE
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DateWed 25th Oct 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorTeachers/Volunteers Course
Ross Sweeney
LocationAirdrie Academy
South Commonhead Avenue, Airdrie
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateThu 15th Feb 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorTeachers/Volunteers Course
Ross Sweeney
LocationChryston High School
Lindsaybeg Rd, Chryston, Glasgow
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book