Cycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5)

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Overview

By completing the course, a Cycle Training Assistant can plan and deliver cycle training sessions using Bikeability  Scotland resources.  In some areas you may receive mentoring and supervision form a cycle trainer while you gain experience.

To become a CTA you should be a competent cyclist and must be a minimum of 16 years old 18 where working independently.


Minimum Age

16
  

What skills do I need?

Candidates should be able to cycle to a level 2 standard.


How long does it take?

This is a 10 hour course which includes three hours of pre-course learning and seven hours of class time.


What will I need?

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


What will it cost?

The course is free of charge on the basis that all CTAs deliver Bikeability Scotland training to children as a volunteer or as part of their job. Contact the Bikeability Scotland local authority coordinator for more information on upcoming courses.


What's next?

Once you have gained experience delivering cycle 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 17th Aug 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Council
Philippa Barber
LocationLaw Primary School
Haddington Rd, North Berwick
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateMon 20th Aug 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorHazlehead School (Private)
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateSat 22nd Sep 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSustrans Cycle Training Assistant (Private)
Brian Salvona
LocationSustrans Venue TBC
Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateFri 5th Oct 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service
Mussleburgh Racecourse Complex
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateFri 9th Nov 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service
Mussleburgh Racecourse Complex
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
Book