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
DateFri 8th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI) Training - Castleview PS (Private)
Alex Hinchcliffe
LocationCastleview Primary School
2d Greendykes Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateTue 12th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorShetland BSI (Private)
Elaine Skinley
Locationgibby park
Local AuthorityShetland IslandsCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateThu 14th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorSLC Schools (Venue: Stables Room) (Private)
Colin Smith
LocationChatelherault Country Park
Ferniegair
Local AuthoritySouth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 12
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateFri 15th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI West Lothian (Private)
Nicola Fell
LocationXcite Linlithgow @ West Lothian Leisure
McGinley Way, Linlithgow
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateFri 15th Mar 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 6
FREE
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DateFri 15th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorEdinburgh BSi Course 6 (Private)
Ali Grieve
LocationBangholm Outdoor Centre
Craighall Gardens
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateFri 15th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorELC Outdoor Learning Service
carol alexander
LocationLaw Primary School
Haddington Road, North Berwick
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateMon 18th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorSLC Schools (Venue: Stables Room) (Private)
Colin Smith
LocationChatelherault Country Park
Ferniegair
Local AuthoritySouth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 12
Places Left 9
FREE
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DateMon 18th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorQMUstudent1 (Private)
Lynne Hogg
LocationQMU
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateTue 19th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorSLC Schools (Venue: Stables Room) (Private)
Colin Smith
LocationChatelherault Country Park
Ferniegair
Local AuthoritySouth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 12
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateTue 19th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorOrkney Bikeability Scotland Instructor Course (Private)
Carolynn Leslie
LocationOrkney Rugby Football Club
Pickaquoy Road, Kirkwall
Local AuthorityOrkneyCapacityCapacity 4
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateWed 20th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorOrkney Bikeability Scotland Instructor Course (Private)
Carolynn Leslie
LocationOrkney Rugby Football Club
Pickaquoy Road, Kirkwall
Local AuthorityOrkneyCapacityCapacity 4
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateWed 20th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI - Queens Park (Private)
Jennifer Ferguson
LocationQueens Park Depot
Queens Park Depot, 520 Langside Road, Glasgow
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateFri 22nd Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorMoray BSI Course (Private)
Lynne Hogg
LocationMoray Sports Centre
Linkwood Road, Elgin
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateMon 25th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorCrombie Primary School - BSI Course (Private)
Neil Daly
LocationCrombie Primary School
Hay's Way, Westhill, Skene
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateTue 26th Mar 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBanchory Primary School - BSI Course (Private)
Fiona McBain
LocationBanchory Primary School
Arbeadie Road , Banchory
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateThu 18th Apr 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorActive Schools Western Isles (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationLewis Sports Centre
Stornoway
Local AuthorityWestern IslesCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateThu 18th Apr 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorActive Schools Western Isles (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationLewis Sports Centre
Stornoway
Local AuthorityWestern IslesCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateFri 19th Apr 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorEdinburgh BSi Course 7 (Private)
Lorna Norman
LocationBangholm Outdoor Centre
Craighall Gardens
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateSat 20th Apr 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI Golspie
jake williams
LocationGolspie Primary School
Back Road, Golspie
Local AuthorityHighlandsCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateWed 24th Apr 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI Course - Aberdeen (1 day) (Private)
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateThu 16th May 2024Course TypeBikeability Scotland Instructor (BSI)Course Title & InstructorBSI Course - Moray (Regional BSI) (Private)
Shirley Kelly
LocationMoray Sports Centre
Linkwood Road, Elgin
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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