Group Leader

Group Leader

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.


Skill level 
Confident to ride on roads in traffic
Roads and traffic-free routes
Fitness level 
Low to moderate, with a ride around 10 miles long
  • Assistant Group Leader course
  • Minimum age: 18
  • Comfortable riding in traffic
  • Experience riding in groups

As your next step, you might want to consider National Standard Instructor, Club Leader or Tour Leader courses.

First Aid

1 Day First Aid in the Outdoors

2 Day First Aid in the Outdoors

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

Group size 
Maximum number of attendees: 7 / Minimum number of attendees: 5
£135 (£122 for Cycling UK members)
1 day