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
DateMon 24th Apr 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorFife CTA
Allan Dunlop
LocationOutdoor Education Fife
Lochore Meadows, Fife
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 7
FREE
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DateMon 24th Apr 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEDC Cycle Training Assistant
Bill Ross
LocationThe Outdoor Education Unit
9 Kilsyth Road, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow
Local AuthorityEast DunbartonshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateTue 25th Apr 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorActive Schools Midlothian CTA (Dalkeith)
Roslynn Newman
LocationMidlothian House
Buccleuch Street, Dalkeith
Local AuthorityMidlothianCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 13
FREE
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DateTue 25th Apr 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire6
June Andrew
LocationPortlethen Primary School
Cookston Road, Portlethen
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateWed 26th Apr 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorDrummond MY Bike Class
Sam Moody
LocationDrummond High School
41 Bellevue Place, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateWed 26th Apr 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorOrkney CTA 2017
Andrew Abbess
LocationGrainayre Room
Pickaquoy Centre, Muddisdale Road, Kirkwall
Local AuthorityOrkneyCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateFri 28th Apr 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning
Philippa Barber
LocationLongniddry Community Centre
7 Seton Road, Longniddry
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateTue 2nd May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateWed 3rd May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorWest Primary School
Scott Graham
LocationWEST PRIMARY SCHOOL, c/o Sports services
Newton St, Paisley
Local AuthorityRenfrewshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateThu 4th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorWL Schools CTA
Iain Richardson
LocationLow Port Centre
1 Blackness Road
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateThu 4th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorGCC CTA 04/05/2017
Baligh Shaar
LocationGlasgow Green Cycling Hub
65 Greendyke Street, Glasgow
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateFri 12th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning
Philippa Barber
LocationMusselburgh Racecourse Complex
Belcarres Road
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateFri 12th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorBruntsfield PS CTA
Paul Newman
LocationBruntsfield PS
Montpelier, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateFri 12th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCastleview Primary
Chris Cooney
LocationCastleview Primary School
Craigmillar Castle Avenue, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateMon 15th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorGlasgow Life CTA 15/05/2017
Baligh Shaar
Location65 Greendyke Street
65 Greendyke Street, Glasgow Green, Glasgow
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateMon 15th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire5 CTA
June Andrew
LocationAboyne Primary School
Morven Place, ABOYNE, Aboyne
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateThu 18th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorFife CTA
Allan Dunlop
Location
Lochore Meadows Country Park, Lochgelly
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateFri 19th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning
Philippa Barber
LocationMusselburgh Racecourse Complex
Belcarres Road
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateMon 29th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAngus Cycle Hub CTA #6
John Bremner
LocationTimmergreens Primary School
Emislaw Drive, Arbroath
Local AuthorityAngusCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 7
FREE
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DateMon 29th May 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAngus Cycle Hub CTA #7
John Bremner
LocationBirkhill Primary School
Dronley Road, Birkhill
Local AuthorityAngusCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateFri 2nd Jun 2017Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Accredited Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning
Philippa Barber
LocationMusselburgh Racecourse Complex
Belcarres Road
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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