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Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Award in Developing Cycle Training Instructors

This qualification has been extended until 31 May 2024

This qualification has been reviewed to establish whether the content is still current and relevant. A decision has been made to extend the qualification.


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Required age
18 +

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The 1st4sport Level 3 Award in Developing Cycle Training Instructors is ideal for learners aspiring to tutor cycle training instructors.

They will learn how to tutor instructors specifically delivering the National Standard for Cycle Training in England, supporting groups of adult instructors to develop their skills.

This qualification sits within a progressive suite of cycle training qualifications.

It is recognised as the industry standard Level 3 qualification for cycle training instructor tutors.

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 develop and support cycle training instructors in line with the National Standard for Cycle Training

Qualification Progression

Learners could progress onto the 1st4sport Level 3 Award for Tutors and Assessors in Sport, which could
lead to a ‘train the trainer’’ role (6) within the National Standard for cycle training. The skills and
knowledge developed through this qualification may also be used to progress to other industry-relevant
qualifications in coaching sport, activity leadership, supporting PE in school sport or sports development.

This qualification may lead to paid or voluntary roles in developing cycle training instructors, ensuring the
continued delivery of the National Standard for Cycle Training in schools, sports clubs and leisure centre

Level 3

1st4sport Level 3 Award in Developing Cycle Training Instructors

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