National Standards Instructor Resources

If you are a qualified National Standard instructor Cycling UK has information and resources to support your work and professional development.

Downloadable Resources

We have provided a raft of data sheets, references, aids and information as downloadable documents at the end of this page.  You must be logged in (see login, top right) as a Cycling UK member to access these, then please scroll down to the end of the page to access these.


The National Standards for Cycle Training, AKA Bikeability, were updated in 2013.  The update has been carried out on behalf of the Department for Transport and in consultation with instructors and Instructor Training Organisations. The new standards are now on the Bikeability website.

if you would like to make any comments on these please email

Here is our guide to the updates

Listing on CTC-Maps

Help people find you. As a National Standard instructor registered with Cycling UK you are entitled to a free listing on the CTC-Maps website.

How to add or update your entry.


Cycling UK's Cycle Activity Provider insurance provides cover suitable for many cycling professionals. There is a discounted rate for Cycling UK members.

CPD courses

Cycling UK provides a range of continued professional development (CPD) courses for National Standard instructors. Instructors registered with Cycling UK receive a discount on all Cycling UK's CPD courses.

Cycling UK offers support courses for instructors such as First Aid and Maintenance courses for Bikeability and beyond.

If you want to widen your professional reach look at the full range of Cycling UK courses.

Instructors’ forum

Share information and network with other registered instructors on the Cycling UK instructor forum.

Order Materials

Order your National Standard certificates and hi-viz from Cycling UK.

Register with Cycling UK

Every National Standard instructor must be registered with an Instructor Training Organisation (ITO). You can register with Cycling UK even if you trained with another ITO and you can be registered with more then one. Registration with Cycling UK is free and allows you to advertise on our Instructor site.

To register with Cycling UK please email with "Instructor registration" in the subject line.


Listed below are all the downloadable resources, appendices, references and exemplars.  Note these are only visible when logged in.


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