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 a 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 two 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
DateMon 12th Aug 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorThe Bridge, Dumfries (Private)
David Fordyce
LocationThe Bridge
Glasgow Road, Dumfries
Local AuthorityDumfries & GallowayCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateWed 21st Aug 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - Glasgow Green (Private)
Jennifer Ferguson
LocationGlasgow Green Hub
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateThu 22nd Aug 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorSports Leaders BSI Lockerbie Academy (Private)
David Fordyce
LocationLockerbie Academy
Local AuthorityDumfries & GallowayCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateMon 26th Aug 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorDalbeattie HS (Private)
Briony Kincaid
LocationDalbeattie High School
Craignair Road, Dalbeattie
Local AuthorityDumfries & GallowayCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateWed 28th Aug 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - Glasgow Green (Private)
Jennifer Ferguson
LocationGlasgow Green Hub
Greendykes Street, Glasgow
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateFri 30th Aug 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorDuddingston PS (Private)
Chris Cooney
LocationDuddingston Primary School
78 Duddingston Rd , Duddingston, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateFri 30th Aug 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI West Lothian (Private)
Nicola Fell
LocationXcite Linlithgow Leisure Centre
McGinley Way, Linlithgow
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateTue 3rd Sep 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI Oban Sep (Private)
Charlotte Forbes
LocationCorran Halls
54 Corran Esplanade, Oban
Local AuthorityArgyll & ButeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateTue 3rd Sep 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorDairsie PS BSI (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationDairsie Primary School
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateMon 9th Sep 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI Lochgilphead (Private)
Charlotte Forbes
LocationLochgilphead Joint Campus
Kilmory, Lochgilphead
Local AuthorityArgyll & ButeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateTue 17th Sep 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorKingsbarns PS BSI (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationKingsbarns PS
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateFri 20th Sep 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI West Lothian (Private)
Nicola Fell
LocationXcite Linlithgow Leisure Centre
McGinley Way, Linlithgow
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateFri 20th Sep 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorELC Outdoor Learning Service (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationDunbar Primary School
Kellie Road, Dunbar
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateMon 18th Nov 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI North Lan (Private)
Lee McParland
LocationSt Maurice’s High School
Westfield Road, Cumbernauld
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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