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
DateThu 16th Apr 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEdinburgh Active Schools NE CTA Course (Private)
Ali Grieve
LocationSt John’s RC Primary School
10 Duddingston Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 7
FREE
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DateThu 16th Apr 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA - Midlothian (Private)
Roslynn Newman
LocationMidlothian Council, Midlothian House
40-46 Buccleuch St, Dalkeith
Local AuthorityMidlothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateFri 17th Apr 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorJust Cycle Scottish Borders 1 (Private)
craig Hardie
LocationJust Cycle
5 craft centre Tweedbank Drive, Tweedbank Drive, Galashiels
Local AuthorityScottish BordersCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateMon 27th Apr 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorKirkhill PS Cycle Training Assistant (Private)
Iain Richardson
LocationLow Port Centre
1 Blackness Road
Local AuthorityWest LothianCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateTue 5th May 2020Course 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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DateWed 6th May 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire CTA (Private)
June Andrew
LocationTyrie Primary School
Tyrie, Fraserburgh
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateThu 7th May 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire CTA (Private)
June Andrew
LocationDunecht School
Dunecht, Westhill
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 7
FREE
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DateWed 13th May 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire CTA (Private)
June Andrew
LocationUdny Green Primary School
Udny Green, Ellon
Local AuthorityAngusCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateFri 21st Aug 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Outdoor Learning Service (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service
Mussleburgh Racecourse Complex
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateFri 4th Sep 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service (Private)
Philippa Barber
LocationEast Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service
Mussleburgh Racecourse Complex
Local AuthorityEast LothianCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateTue 17th Nov 2020Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Cycle Trainer Assistant Course (Private)
Donna Brown
LocationOutfit Moray
Shore street, Lossiemouth
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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