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CPD Training Ride leading

This one day (9.30 am – 5pm) course in Sheffield  is aimed at instructors wishing to lead rides. The session will be a mixture of practical and theory. A course may be organised for a group . To book a place or get more information please contact Ken Woodhouse on The session will include a ride of about 8 miles so you will need a bike. The course will take place at Scotia Works which is located 2 minutes from the railway station.


To enable participants to have greater confidence in their use of correct ride leading techniques through a mixed class based and experiential session allowing observation, practice and feedback.


By the end of the course participants will

  • understand their responsibilities as a ride leader
  • understand how to manage the expectations when ride leading
  • be able to plan a suitable route for their ride participants
  • understand what to take on a ride
  • know how to risk assess a route
  • be able to perform a dynamic risk assessment
  • be able to perform an ‘M’ check on a bike
  • have an awareness of National Standard Level 2
  • have demonstrated the skills necessary to lead riding in groups
  • have experienced riding in and managing a group riding two abreast
  • understand how to manage incidents

Cost £60