Ride Leader Courses

Cycle Ride Leader Training

NCA Academy are again pleased to be able to offer our 1 day cycle ride leader training course.

Call 0161 796 6221 to book, or email pete@ncagb.co.uk

On completion of the 1-day cycle ride leader training course, the participants should have the riding skills, knowledge and expertise to enable them to plan and run group rides. All will be certified accordingly. This is the entry-level ride leadership award, commonly known as Ride Leadership Award level 1 (RLA1).

The course has regularly been attended by individuals from cycling clubs, leisure riders and cycle instructors. It provides essential training for anyone planning to lead rides in any capacity. The guidance provided on this course will provide you with the means to make an informed judgement about your own group rides, whether you are organising a club run or leading a guided ride.

We look forward to welcoming you at the bicycle leader training course and helping you become a better ride leader! Book now on 0161 796 6221 or email pete@ncagb.uk.

The course covers:

NCA Academy’s Ride Leadership Award Level 1 courses are a great opportunity to gain the essential knowledge and skills needed for leading rides in any capacity. Our experienced tutors have extensive experience of working with cyclists. You can therefore be sure to learn from the best! With this RLA1 course, you will be taught how to become a reliable and safe recreational cyclist while still being able to enjoy yourself. This way, you can lead group rides of people on the road without worries.

Book your place now on 0161 796 6221 or email pete@ncagb.co.uk. We look forward to welcoming you!

NCA offers a range of other accredited training courses including bike maintenance, ride leading and cycle instructor training. Please contact us for more details about these.

  • The Role of the Ride Leader.
  • Benefits and barriers to cycling.
  • The National Standard for Cycle Training.
  • Health and Safety (including Risk Assessments and bike checking).
  • Group Management (leader positioning and snaking etc.)
  • Planning a ride.
  • Practical demonstration of ride learning from participants.

Certification and accreditations:

Based at Philips Park in Whitefield

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