Cargo Bike Training

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Overview

The Cargo Bike training course is aimed at people able to cycle competently and confidently who would like to ride a cargo bike either for work or for personal use 

 

The focus of the course is on becoming familiar with methods to enable candidates to become accustomed to the unique ride characteristics of cargo bikes, key manoeuvres and relevant teaching points. 

 


Minimum Age

16
  

What skills do I need?

Essential Requirements -  

  • Be able to cycle competently and confidently and have recent, preferably regular, experience of cycling in a variety of modern traffic conditions 
  • Cycle confidently at the Level 3 National Standard. Details of the National Standards can be found at https://www.cycling.scot/bikeability-scotland/policies  
  • Have a reasonable level of fitness. 

Desirable Requirements – 

  • Understand basic bicycle maintenance. 


How long does it take?

3.5 Hours


What will I need?


What will it cost?

Please contact your nearest provider for details. Some providers are funded to deliver courses for free, whilst some will have a charge


What's next?

On completing this course, candidates will have gained information and experience on using cargo bikes as part of everyday duties.  

 

Further specific workplace orientation/familiarisation may be required on dedicated operating procedures and cycle types. 

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