Cycle Training Assistant (SCQF 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
DateWed 25th Apr 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorOrkney CTA (Private)
Carolynn Leslie
LocationOrkney Islands Council
School Place
Local AuthorityOrkneyCapacityCapacity 8
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FREE
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DateWed 25th Apr 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire16 (Private)
June Andrew
LocationLearning and Development Centre
Grounds of The Gordon Schools, Huntly
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateFri 27th Apr 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoore House, Bathgate CTA (Private)
Drew Michie
LocationMoore House Care & Education
Edinburgh Road, Bathgate
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateSat 28th Apr 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorBoroughmuir cluster (Private)
Paul Newman
LocationSouth Morningside PS
116 Comiston Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateSat 28th Apr 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorBikeability level 1&2 (Private)
Susan Walker
LocationWormit Primary School
Flass Road, Newport-on-Tay
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateMon 30th Apr 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire18 (Private)
June Andrew
LocationAuchenblae Primary School
Auchenblae
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateTue 1st May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorShetland CTA (Private)
Philippa Barber
Locationgilbertson park hall, Lerwick
Local AuthorityShetland IslandsCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 7
FREE
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DateThu 3rd May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service
Mussleburgh Racecourse Complex
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateThu 3rd May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorRGC CTA (Private)
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateFri 4th May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service
Mussleburgh Racecourse Complex
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 8th May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorWL Schools CTA (Private)
Iain Richardson
LocationLow Port Centre
1 Blackness Road
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateTue 8th May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorKellands Primary CTA Course (Private)
Phil Thornley
LocationKellands School
Upper Manse Walk
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateMon 14th May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSaltoun Humbie CTA
Philippa Barber
LocationSaltoun Primary School
2 Main Street, Tranent
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 15th May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSt Andrews CTA (Private)
Phil Thornley
LocationSt Andrews Primary School
113 Charlotte Street, Fraserburgh
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateThu 17th May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA (Private)
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateMon 21st May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorOur Lady's Primary, Raploch (Private)
Phil Jones
LocationOur Lady’s Primary School
Drip Road, Stirling
Local AuthorityStirlingCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateMon 21st May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMidlothian CTA Course (Private)
Roslynn Newman
LocationMidlothian Council, Midlothian House
40-46 Buccleuch St, Dalkeith
Local AuthorityMidlothianCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 14
FREE
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DateWed 23rd May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorFife CTA 2018/3 (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationOutdoor Education Fife
Lochore Meadows, Fife
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateMon 28th May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAngus Cycle Hub CTA #02/18 (Private)
John Bremner
LocationAngus Cycle Hub, Market Place
33 Market Place, Arbroath
Local AuthorityAngusCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 9
FREE
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DateThu 31st May 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning
Philippa Barber
LocationEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service
Mussleburgh Racecourse Complex
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateSat 22nd Sep 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSustrans Cycle Training Assistant (Private)
Brian Salvona
LocationSustrans Venue TBC
Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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