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
DateTue 3rd Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorNorth Lanarkshire Active Schools Coaches (Private)
Ross Sweeney
LocationStrathclyde Country Park
Hamilton Road
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 12
Places Left 7
FREE
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DateTue 10th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBlairvadach Tuesday (Private)
Tom Oxtoby
LocationBlairvadach Outdoor Education Centre
Rhu, Helensburgh
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateThu 12th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBlairvadach Thursday (Private)
Tom Oxtoby
LocationBlairvadach Outdoor Education Centre
Rhu, Helensburgh
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 12
Places Left 12
FREE
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DateMon 16th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - Kinghorn Primary School (Private)
Neil Daly
Location
11 Baliol Street, Burntisland
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateTue 17th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorActive Schools Edinburgh (Private)
craig Hardie
LocationCastlebrae High School
Greendykes Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateTue 17th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorCastlebrae BSI (Private)
Keith Fergus
LocationCastlebrae High School
Greendykes Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateTue 17th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service
Mussleburgh Racecourse Complex
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateWed 18th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorSouth Ayrshire Staff (Private) (Private)
Mary Garrett
LocationTroon Primary School
37 Barassie Street, Troon
Local AuthoritySouth AyrshireCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateFri 20th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorCastlebrae BSI (Private)
Keith Fergus
LocationCastlebrae High School
Greendykes Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateFri 20th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - West Lothian Bike Library (Private)
Neil Daly
LocationWest Lothian Bike Library
Crofthead Centre Templar Rise, Livingston
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateMon 23rd Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire BSI-15 (Private)
June Andrew
LocationGreenwood Loch
Fisherie, Turriff
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateWed 25th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire BSI-16 (Private)
June Andrew
LocationHill of Banchory School
Firbrae, Hill of Banchory, Banchory
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateThu 26th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI (Private)
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateFri 27th Aug 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorCraigroyston Schools (Private)
Kerr Sproul
LocationCraigroyston Community High School
67 Pennywell Road
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateThu 2nd Sep 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - Ladybank Primary School (Private)
Neil Daly
LocationLadybank Primary School
47 Church Street, Cupar
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateFri 3rd Sep 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorMillburn Academy BSI course (Private)
Iain Thompson
LocationMillburn Academy
Diriebught Rd, Inverness
Local AuthorityHighlandsCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateMon 6th Sep 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - Lundin Mill Primary School (Private)
Neil Daly
LocationLundin Mill Primary School
4 Pitcruvie Park, Leven
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateThu 9th Sep 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI (Private)
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateFri 10th Sep 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorSustrans I Bike School champions Bikeability training (Private)
Kerr Sproul
LocationSt. Andrews Fox Covert Primary School
Clerwood Terrace, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateSat 11th Sep 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorMoray Schools
Donna Brown
LocationOutfit Moray
Shore Street, Lossiemouth
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateThu 16th Sep 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateThu 23rd Sep 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - Crossgates Primary School (Private)
Neil Daly
LocationCrossgates Primary School
Dunfermline Road, Cowdenbeath
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateMon 15th Nov 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorMoray Schools
Donna Brown
LocationMoray Sports Centre
Linkwood Road, Elgin
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateTue 16th Nov 2021Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorMoray Schools
Donna Brown
LocationMoray Sports Centre
Linkwood Road, Elgin
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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