Bikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)

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Overview

By completing the course, a Bikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI) can plan and deliver Levels 1 and 2 Bikeability Scotland training to children in school setting.  

To become a BSI you should be a competent rider and must be a minimum of 16 years old or 18 where working independently.

In some areas you may receive mentoring and supervision from a cycle trainer while you gain experience. 

This course is SCQF accredited at Level 5 with 1 credit point when you complete the question paper after the practical course.


Minimum Age

16
  If under the age of 18, you cannot deliver independently.

What skills do I need?

Candidates should be confident riding on minor roads with moderate traffic.


How long does it take?

This is a 10 hour course which includes three hours of self supported learning and seven hours of practical training time which is delivered over a minimum of 2 sessions.

This course is SCQF accredited at Level 5 with 1 credit point when you complete the question paper after the practical course.


What will I need?

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


What will it cost?

The course is free of charge on the basis that all BSI's deliver Bikeability Scotland training to children in a school setting as a volunteer or as part of their job role. Contact the Bikeability Scotland local authority coordinator in your area for more information on upcoming courses.


What's next?

Once you have gained experience delivering Level 1 and Level 2 Bikeability Scotland 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 30th Nov 2022Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - Glasgow Green Hub (Private)
Jennifer Ferguson
LocationGlasgow Green Cycle Hub
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 6
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FREE
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DateWed 30th Nov 2022Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBroughton Cluster BSi (Private)
Ali Grieve
LocationBangholm Outdoor Centre
Craighall Gardens
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateWed 30th Nov 2022Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorCanongate PS (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationCanongate PS
Maynard Road , St Andrews
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateFri 2nd Dec 2022Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorCurrie BSi (Private)
Ali Grieve
LocationCurrie High School
32 Dolphin Ave, , Currie , Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateMon 5th Dec 2022Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorSouth/East Ayrshire Council Schools (Private)
Peter Masson
LocationAyr Grammar
Fort Street, Ayr
Local AuthoritySouth AyrshireCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateWed 7th Dec 2022Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorTorbain BSI (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationTorbain PS
Blairmore Road, Kirkcaldy
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateFri 20th Jan 2023Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning Service (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationLaw Primary School
Haddington Road, North Berwick
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateFri 3rd Feb 2023Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning Service (Private)
Lynne Hogg
LocationDunbar Primary School
Kellie Road, Dunbar
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateFri 3rd Feb 2023Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning Service (Private)
Lynne Hogg
LocationSt Martin's Primary School
High Street, Tranent
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateWed 8th Feb 2023Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - Glasgow Green Hub (Private)
Jennifer Ferguson
LocationGlasgow Green Cycle Hub
Entrance to Glasgow Green at Greendyke St and Charlotte Street, Glasgow Green, Glasgow
Local AuthorityEast RenfrewshireCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateWed 15th Feb 2023Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorDenend BSI (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationDenend PS
4 School Lane, Cardenden
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateMon 27th Mar 2023Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire BSI-59 (Private)
June Andrew
LocationAlford Primary School
Greystone Road, Alford
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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