Teaching Complete Beginners

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The Teaching Complete Beginners Workshop is a 3-hour practical training workshop that supports instructors to develop the cycling skills of those who cannot ride a bike. Through practical learning, candidates will focus on being able to teach basic balance and control skills.

Minimum Age


What skills do I need?

A basic ability in riding a bicycle, awareness of the Bikeability Scotland Level 1 and Level 2 training outcomes and currently hold a BSI, BSIT or CT certificate.

How long does it take?

3 hours

What will I need?

You will need access to a bicycle, appropriate clothing for the prevailing weather conditions, and you are encouraged to bring a notepad and pen.

What will it cost?

This workshop is free for anyone delivering Bikeability Scotland training as a volunteer and has authorisation from their Local Authority coordinator.

What's next?

Following completion of this workshop, instructors may wish to complete some of the other Bikeability Scotland CPD modules or other Cycling Scotland Training courses.

Course Dates

DateCourse TypeCourse Title & InstructorLocationLocal AuthorityCapacity & Availability£ CostBook
DateMon 13th Jan 2025Course TypeTeaching Complete BeginnersCourse Title & InstructorTeaching Complete Beginners (Private)
Bill Ross
LocationBangholm Outdoor Centre
Craighall Gardens
Local AuthorityEdinburgh CityCapacityCapacity 8
Places Left 8