Cycling UK's Leader courses help you to lead, support, guide and enable rides for all groups covering the differing requirements of adults, young people and children, and across the full range of novice to expert riders as well as on road or mtb.
Trainees on a Cycling UK mountain bike leader course
Cycling UK has provided high quality Leader qualifications since 1997. We work in partnership with you to help you achieve a deep level of knowledge and understanding so that you are able to do everything you need with confidence in your knowledge and abilities.
A wide choice of progressive Leader courses suit every level of experience and environment, as shown below. Entry point courses are identified by a black circle surround.
Leading MTB groups into high and remote areas is a significant undertaking. The consequences of things going wrong increase several-fold, and the knowledge and application of Cycling UK's best practice principles becomes critically important.
This course introduces you to the benefits of cycling; teaching you the basics of safe riding and supporting led rides.
Ideal for teenagers (14 -18 years), this course teaches you to help ride leaders guide group rides, but also develops team working skills, confidence and independence.
Ideal for those of 14 to 18 years of age, this course initiates the development of some of the personal and teamworking skills you will need in later life, using the context of mountain biking.
The International Cultural Module is designed to enable qualified Leaders to transfer their qualification to a different region or country. Currently applying in many European environments, the Cultural Module focuses on the specifics of the region to ensure your understanding and capacities to work
For those holding MIAS, SMBLA mountain bike leader qualifications or OTC mountain bike leader training courses and an extensive background in mountain biking and the outdoor education arena, the Fast Tracker system is a rapid way to achieve CTC qualifications.