Develop your leadership to extend to remote and technical terrain. Our MTB Level 3 Leadership course, the nationally recognised benchmark for exceptional leaders, has been developed with strong leadership and progressive instructor skills in mind.
RIDELINES are providers of this internationally recognised mountain bike leadership awards. These leadership courses and assessments are industry standard and part of British, Scottish and Welsh Cycling national programme for mountain bike leadership qualifications.
Qualified leaders at this level will need to be proficient in all areas of mountain bike leadership, as well as demonstrating that they are highly-skilled mountain bike riders through their logbook. The three-day training course builds upon the skills and knowledge gained at Level 2, with specific topics covered in more depth.
DEVELOPING LEADERS, DELIVERING INDUSTRY BEST PRACTICE || We have access to great local trails, remote terrain, suitably technical riding challenges and a great base for the duration of the course. Our carefully developed courses will make sure you progress over the 3 days and learn the skills to manage and assess your group and ensure your technical riding skills are up to scratch to meet the award assessment challenges. Training and assessments are undertaken on a variety of natural terrain in and around the Tweed Valley. Classroom location and course details will be provided on booking.
AM I READY FOR THE TRAINING OR ASSESSMENT? || To attend the training, you will need to:
- be at least 18-years-old or over
- be well practised and fully qualified in the Level 2 Mountain Bike Leadership Award (or TCL or MBL Awards as appropriate)
- be a fit and committed mountain biker prepared to ride all day in challenging, up to black-graded terrain. You should be able to do this with energy in reserve in order to demonstrate appropriate levels of fitness
- be a skilful rider, competent at negotiating the typical trail features found in Level 3 terrain, where obvious line choices and rollable options are often not available. Required techniques include step-up, bunny-hop and drop-off skills
- be comfortable with reading a map, taking bearings and creating flow in a trail environment
- have a working knowledge of the variety of mechanical systems on current mountain bikes and a desire to increase this knowledge
- hold a current two-day outdoor First Aid certificate.
If you want to talk through your suitability for this course before applying, contact us and we’ll be happy to discuss your questions.
All Candidates must register with British Cycling Leadership Award Scheme before undertaking the awards. Once you Level 3 Training Course is booked, you’ll receive the detailed Level 3 Handbook, which explains everything you’ll need for the training course. You should familiarise yourself with the content of this manual before attending the course.
COSTS & DETAILS ||
British Cycling Level 3 – 3 day Training: £230
British Cycling Level 3 – 2 day Assessment: £180