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
DateMon 11th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorStirling Schools (Private)
Phil Jones
LocationSt Ninians Primary School
16 Torbrex Road, Stirling
Local AuthorityStirlingCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateTue 12th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorStirling Schools 2 (Private)
Phil Jones
LocationNewton Primary School
37 Newton Crescent, Dunblane
Local AuthorityStirlingCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateWed 13th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorWishaw Area Staff and Volunteers (Private)
David Kennedy
LocationClyde Valley HS
Castlehill Road
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateWed 13th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorChryston High School CTA Course - Teachers & Volunteers (Private)
Ross Sweeney
LocationChryston High School
Lindsaybeg Rd, Chryston, Glasgow
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 15
FREE
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DateSat 16th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Volunteers (Private)
Donna Brown
LocationOutfit Moray
Shore street, Lossiemouth
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateTue 19th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorGraeme High Sports Leaders (Private)
Bryan Jardine
LocationGraeme High school
Falkirk
Local AuthorityFalkirkCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateTue 19th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA Ancrum Outdoor Centre (Private)
Grant Pettigrew
LocationAncrum Outdoor Centre
10 Ancrum Road
Local AuthorityDundee CityCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 7
FREE
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DateTue 19th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorFife CTA 19(1) (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationOutdoor Education Fife
Lochore Meadows, Fife
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateThu 21st Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA (Private)
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateFri 22nd Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning
Philippa Barber
LocationEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service
Mussleburgh Racecourse Complex
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateSat 23rd Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSustrans Cycle Training Assistant (Private)
Brian Salvona
LocationSustrans Venue TBC
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateWed 27th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorGlasgow Schools 27/02 (Private)
Baligh Shaar
LocationCharlotte Street/Green Dyke Street
Charlotte Street, Glasgow
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateFri 1st Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorGlasgow Schools 01/03 (Private)
Baligh Shaar
LocationCharlotte Street/Greendyke Street
Charlotte Street, Glasgow
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 7
FREE
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DateFri 1st Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCastlebrae CTA Course (Private)
Sam Moody
LocationCastlebrae community high school
2a Greendykes Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateMon 4th Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorGlasgow Schools 04/03 (Private)
Baligh Shaar
LocationCharlotte Street/Greendyke street
Charlotte Street, Glasgow
Local AuthorityGlasgow CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateFri 8th Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA, Murrayburn Primary School (Private)
Kerr Sproul
LocationMurrayburn Primary School
Sighthill Loan, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 1
FREE
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DateTue 12th Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Volunteers (Private)
Donna Brown
LocationOutfit Moray
Shore street, Lossiemouth
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 12th Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCycle Training Assistant (Private)
Sally Duthie
LocationAdventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 7
FREE
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DateFri 15th Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorERC Cross Arthurlie CTA (Private)
Craig Dalziel
LocationCross Arthurlie Primary School, East Renfrewshire
Cross Arthurlie Primary School, Fern Drive, Barrhead
Local AuthorityEast RenfrewshireCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 16
FREE
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DateSun 17th Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorSustrans Aberdeen-Cycle Training Assistant (Private)
Brian Salvona
LocationSustrans Venue TBC
Aberdeen
Local AuthorityAberdeen CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 4
FREE
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DateWed 20th Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorFife CTA 19(2) (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationOutdoor Education Fife
Lochore Meadows, Fife
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateFri 22nd Mar 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorWL Schools CTA (Private)
Iain Richardson
LocationLow Port Centre
1 Blackness Road
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 16th Apr 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Volunteers (Private)
Donna Brown
LocationOutfit Moray
Shore Street, Lossiemouth
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateWed 24th Apr 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAirdrie Academy CTA - Teachers & Volunteers (Private)
Lee McParland
LocationAirdrie Academy
South Commonhead Avenue, Airdrie
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 24
Places Left 24
FREE
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DateFri 26th Apr 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorWL Schools CTA (Private)
Iain Richardson
LocationLow Port Centre
1 Blackness Road
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateFri 3rd May 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning Service
Philippa Barber
LocationLaw Primary School
Haddington Road, North Berwick
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateThu 16th May 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Volunteers (Private)
Donna Brown
LocationOutfit Moray
Shore street, Lossiemouth
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateSat 24th Aug 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Volunteers (Private)
Donna Brown
LocationOutfit Moray
Shore street, Lossiemouth
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 10th Sep 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Volunteers (Private)
Donna Brown
LocationOutfit Moray
Shore street, Lossiemouth
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 12th Nov 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Volunteers (Private)
Donna Brown
LocationOutfit Moray
Shore street, Lossiemouth
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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