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Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training


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Required age
16 +

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The 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training is ideal for learners interested in taking on responsibility for delivering sessions for adults and children in line with the National Standard for Cycle Training.

With this qualification, they will gain the skills and knowledge required to become a cycle training instructor in England, supporting the people who attend their sessions to develop their skills and enjoy engaging in cycle training sessions.

This qualification sits within a progressive suite of cycle training qualifications and is equivalent to Level 3 on the European Qualifications Framework.
It is recognised as the industry standard Level 2 qualification for cycle training instructors.

It has been developed in partnership with, and is supported by, The Bikeability Trust, the national charity for the UK government's cycle education programme.

Prepares learners to deliver cycle training in line with the National Standard for Cycle Training

Qualification Progression

Learners could progress on to the 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Developing Cycle Training Instructors. The skills and knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used to progress to other industry-relevant qualifications in sport and physical activity including coaching and sports development. A list of our qualifications can be found at www.1st4sportqualifications.com/our_qualifications

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles in instructing cycle training to groups of adults or children in line with the National Standard for Cycle Training. This could be in a variety of settings including schools, sports clubs and leisure centre provision.

Level 2

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training

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