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The Night Leader Award is aimed at qualified mountain bike leaders with substantial night riding experience looking to lead groups and individuals confidently and competently after sundown. Leaders retain their ability to lead in the same conditions as their primary mountain bike leadership award, extending their capacity to lead beyond the hours of daylight. The night leading award is for already proficient Leaders with substantial experience of riding in dark conditions. The training and assessment courses build on the skills, knowledge and experience that previous qualifications and leading has provided.
Registration with British Cycling Leadership award scheme is required before attending our one day training course. A one-day practical assessment will follow after a consolidation period agreed with your Ridelines tutor. This allows sufficient time for you to build on your night riding experiences with a view to taking responsibility for others in the dark
NIGHT LEADING IS OPEN TO ALL EXISTING MTB LEADERS.
Night Leading training and assessments are open to the holders of MBLA Trail Cycle Leaders (TCL), Mountain Bike Leaders (MBL), and British Cycling Level 2 and level 3 Mountain Bike Leaders. Registration for the British Cycling Mountain Bike Leaderhsip scheme is required, which all holders of level 2 and level 3 MTB Leadership, have already done. Holders of TCL and MBL will have to register.
AM I READY FOR THE TRAINING OR ASSESSMENT?
If you want to talk through your suitability for the Night Leading award before applying, contact us and we’ll be happy to discuss your questions. Once you have registered, you will receive the detailed handbook which contains everything you need to know about Night Leadership.. You should familiarise yourself with the content of the handbook before attending the course. You will need a valid first aid certificate to undertake assessment. It is possible to go straight to assessment if you can demonstrate competence in all assessment criteria. Contact us for more information. Classroom location and course details will be provided on booking.
COSTS & DETAILS
British MTB Night Leading – 1 day Training: £120
British MTB Night Leading – 1 day Assessment: £120