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How is Bikeability funded?

How is Bikeability funded?

The Bikeability trust is a charity and any other income is invested into our Innovation Fund. Our board of trustees governs this fund. Funds are generated by: Budget surplus from the DfT administration grant.

Do Bikeability instructors get paid?

All our cycle training is paid at an hourly rate as a freelance instructor. *Trainee instructors will be deemed fully qualified after their training period of 100 allocated school hours has been completed.

What is level2 Bikeability?

Content: Bikeability Level 1 and 2. Level 1 is covered, usually within one day. Once this is completed, Level 2 allows the children to interact with real traffic, but sticking to quiet roads. Level 2 training is on quiet local roads, which are risk assessed by an instructor prior to use.

What age is Bikeability for?

‘ The training generally takes place during the school day. Level 1 Bikeability is intended for children in Year 4 and below, and Level 3 for those in the early years of secondary school, although far fewer schools offer courses at these stages.

Is there a cycling proficiency test?

Introduction of the test The National Cycling Proficiency Scheme was introduced by the Government in 1958, with statutory responsibility for road safety being given to local authorities in 1974, including the provision of child cyclist training.

Is CPD a requirement of a Bikeability instructor?

Instructor CPD For example instructors could be required to undertake a minimum level/type of CPD each year in order to maintain their status as an active Bikeability instructor. The industry development group should help to determine the level and type of CPD required.

How long is the Bikeability course?

About the courses Our 5-day courses look after 12 riders. It covers: bike checks. control skills.

What is Bikeability Scotland?

Bikeability Scotland is a cycle training programme, usually delivered in schools between P5 and S2, that teaches children to cycle safely, to learn how to deal with traffic and that, above all, gets children excited about cycling.

Are Bikeability courses free?

We offer free city cycling courses to anyone who lives, works or studies in Westminster. Sessions are available for individuals or groups and are tailored to your riding experience and needs. The courses are run by Cycle Confident, an approved provider of Bikeability cycle training.

What is Bikeability training?

Bikeability is the government’s national cycle training programme. It helps you learn practical skills and understand how to cycle on today’s roads. Bikeability gives everyone the confidence to cycle and enjoy this skill for life. For all levels of experience. Qualified, expert instructors.

How long does it take to become a cycle instructor?

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