Group Leader

Six cyclists are riding along an urban road in single file
Learn the skills to lead a group ride on road, paths and byways

Course outcomes

During the course you will:

  • Learn how to assess participants and boost their confidence
  • Try different approaches to ride leading
  • Learn about route planning
  • Develop ways to assess and manage risk, and deal with incidents if they do happen
  • Review and reflect on your rides

Key content

By the end of this course you will have experience in managing a group of inexperienced riders through traffic.



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As your next step, you might want to consider taking either the Club Leader or Tour Leader courses.

First aid

  • Bike First Aid – 1-day course
  • First Aid in the Outdoors – 2-day course

Both courses have been developed to be cycle and outdoor specific.

Basic and Trailside Maintenance.

For details of these courses, see Cycle courses and training.

Course details

1 day
Roads and traffic-free routes
Group size
Minimum number of attendees: 5 / Maximum number of attendees: 7
Full course: £877