Road Leadership Courses

At our premises in Driffield we deliver the British Cycling ride leadership courses both Level 1 and Level 2. These courses are for those looking to guide groups on the road whether that is as a volunteer or commercially. Our course tutors are experienced guides and leaders who have led and guided in the UK and abroad.

We can also deliver a bespoke course for your organisation to be delivered anywhere in the UK just contact us.

Level 1

The Ride Leadership Award Level 1 course trains up confident and competent recreational cyclists to lead groups on the road in a safe and enjoyable manner, set mainly in urban environments.

The course blends online learning with an assessed one-day course. This qualifies learners to deliver guided bike rides for groups of beginner and intermediate level adults and accompanied children on roads and cycle paths, up to a maximum distance of 50 miles.


What the course will cover

  • Introduction to ride leadership
  • Preparing to lead a ride
  • Delivering rides
  • Reviewing rides
  • Managing risks and emergencies

Level 2

The Ride Leadership Award Level 2 course trains up qualified Ride Leaders to lead rides in more remote environments and over longer and more challenging terrain.

The assessed one-day course qualifies learners to deliver guided bike rides on roads for groups of intermediate and advanced level adults.


What the course will cover

  • Challenge ride preparation
  • Group riding etiquette
  • Advanced communication
  • Group management across longer distances and more challenging terrain
  • Decision making
  • Route planning considerations
  • Managing risks and emergencies in remote environments

Combined Course

This is the Ride Leadership levels 1 and 2 done delivered in a two day course based at Driffield.

Find out more

Get in touch to find out more

07794 267887