1. 1 Open to? Must possess a valid Trail Cycle Leader....

    Open to?

    Must possess a valid Trail Cycle Leader Award

    Have to completed over 20 mountain bike trips in the last 12 months - 10 routes of over 6 hours in length and routes of high technical difficulty., 3 rides in remote terrain and 12 rides acting as a leader or assistant group leader.

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  2. 2 After I have qualified what can I deliver? Lead groups of up to....

    After I have qualified what can I deliver?

    Lead groups of up to 8 riders into mountain bike environments.

    Led rides can be planned of your own creation within the area you are allowed to deliver within.

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  3. 3 Where can I deliver? Public highways, way marked routes, rights of way on which....

    Where can I deliver?

    Public highways, way marked routes, rights of way on which cycles are permitted, identifiable routes and tracks with obvious navigational features which are rideable for 90-95% of their total length.

    To any height above sea level and more than 30 minutes walk from the nearest shelter with communication.

    The award covers normal summer conditions.

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  4. 4 Paperwork? Logbook of your rides...

    Paperwork?

    Logbook of 20 rides

    Short questionnaire before assessment

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  5. 5 Length of Course? 2 Days Training & 1 Day Assessment

    Length of Course?

    2 Days Training & 1 Day Assessment

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  6. 6 How much does it cost? As you are already registered on the scheme there is no.....

    How much does it cost?

    As you are already registered on the scheme there is no registration fee.

    Cost varies depending on tutor but averages:

    - Training course = £150
    - Assessment = £75

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  7. 7 Can I link with any programmes? After an additional 1 day orientation you can deliver all of Go Mountain Bike - Levels 1-5

    Can I link with any programmes?

    After an additional 1 day orientation you can deliver all of Go Mountain Bike - Levels 1-5

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  8. 8 Number of courses per year in Scotland? Roughly around 10 per year.

    Number of courses per year in Scotland?

    Roughly around 10 per year.

    View the courses

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  9. 9 Other Requirements? To qualify as a MBL you need to have valid first aid.....

    Other Requirements?

    To qualify as a MBL you need to have valid first aid certificate

    Courses must be a minimum of 12 hours, with no sessions shorter than 2 hours

    You will also need to join British Cycling.

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  10. 10 SOLD. This is the course for me. How do I sign up? Find a course or contact a tutor....

    SOLD. This is the course for me. How do I sign up?

    Find a course or contact a tutor direct (He/she may have other courses running!)

    - Book onto your chosen course

    - Make sure your membership of Scottish Cycling/British Cycling hasn't lapsed.

    - After your training you will need to consolidate your training - ensure your logbook is kept up to date.

    - Book onto an assessment or contact a tutor.

    - Congratulations (hopefully!) You are now a qualified Mountain Bike Leader - you are now eligible to work towards becoming a Tutor. If you are interested please contact Scottish Cycling.

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