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
DateTue 25th Sep 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorBonaly PS CTA (Private)
Ian Patterson
LocationBonaly PS
57 Bonaly Road, Edinburgh
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 3
FREE
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DateTue 25th Sep 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Bikeability Volunteer Training
Donna Brown
LocationElgin Community Centre
Trinity Road, Elgin
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 6
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateWed 26th Sep 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorNew Stevenston PS - CTA (Teachers & Volunteers) (Private)
Lee McParland
Location
Coronation Road East, Motherwell
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 16
FREE
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DateFri 28th Sep 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorErskine Waterside Hub (Private)
Ileene Mulholland
LocationErskine Waterfront Campus
8 Kilpatrick Avenue, Renfrewshire, Erskine
Local AuthorityRenfrewshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateSat 29th Sep 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorMoray Bikeability Volunteers Day
Donna Brown
Location
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
FREE
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DateSun 30th Sep 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCycle Training Assistant (Private)
Gavin Keith
LocationFife Cycle Park
Longview, Lochgelly
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 12
FREE
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DateMon 1st Oct 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire CTA (Private)
June Andrew
LocationTroup House School
Gamrie, Banff
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
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 1
FREE
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DateFri 5th Oct 2018Course 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 5
FREE
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DateFri 5th Oct 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorNew Pitsligo and St John's School (Private)
June Andrew
LocationNew Pitsligo and St John's School
School Street, New Pitsligo, Fraserburgh
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateMon 8th Oct 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorEDC Junior CTA Course (Private)
Bill Ross
LocationDouglas Academy
Craigton Road, Glasgow
Local AuthorityEast DunbartonshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateMon 15th Oct 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorFife CTA oct (Private)
Allan Dunlop
LocationOutdoor Education Fife
Lochore Meadows, Fife
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateFri 2nd Nov 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA Course (Private)
Bill Ross
LocationBlack Isle Education Centre
Raddery, Near Fortrose
Local AuthorityHighlandsCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8
FREE
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DateFri 2nd Nov 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAberdeenshire CTA (Private)
June Andrew
LocationMeiklemill School
7 Provost Davidson Drive, Ellon
Local AuthorityAberdeenshireCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 1
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 5
FREE
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DateTue 13th Nov 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA Course Moray (Private)
Keith Stocker
LocationElgin Community Centre
Trinity Road, Elgin
Local AuthorityMorayCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 6
FREE
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DateTue 13th Nov 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA Ancrum Outdoor Centre (Private)
Grant Pettigrew
LocationAncrum Outdoor Centre
10 Ancrum Road
Local AuthorityDundee CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 2
FREE
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DateWed 14th Nov 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorFife CTA nov
Allan Dunlop
LocationOutdoor Education Fife
Lochore Meadows, Fife
Local AuthorityFifeCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 0
FREE
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DateThu 15th Nov 2018Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorCTA Bikeability Perth (Private)
Kelly Fry
LocationAberuthven Primary School
Main Road, Aberuthven , Auchterarder
Local AuthorityPerth & KinrossCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 5
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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DateWed 13th Feb 2019Course TypeCycle Training Assistant (SCQF Level 5) Course Title & InstructorAirdrie Academy CTA - Teachers & Volunteers (Private)
Lee McParland
LocationAirdrie Academy
South Commonhead Road, Airdrie
Local AuthorityNorth LanarkshireCapacityCapacity 16
Places Left 16
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 8
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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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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