Cycle Instructor

Apprenticeship Pathway - Individuals

Endorsed By


Physical Activity

Awarding Body

Active IQ



Delivery Method

Online Learning

Guided Learning Hours


Course Duration

12-18 Months

course overview

First Step Training have partnered with the Bikeability Trust, Department for Transport and Cycle Training Providers to introduce a new Cycle Instructor Apprenticeship Pathway.

Our aim was to design a tailor-made apprenticeship pathway suited perfectly to the Cycle Instructor job role, with the goal of creating a well-rounded and diverse cycle instructor workforce.

The Trust and DFT have an ambitious target of ensuring all children across England have access to free ‘safer cycling’ provision by 2025, meaning cycle training providers across the country are investing in their workforce. That’s where YOU come in!

who's it for?

The Cycle Instructor Apprenticeship Pathway the ideal if you have a passion for cycling and have aspirations of working with children to provide valuable ‘safer cycling’ sessions. This pathway will be perfect for you if you:

  • Are a keen cyclist.
  • Have a passion for cycling and developing young people.
  • Are motivated and committed to your own development.
  • Have a desire to improve the lives of others.
  • Enjoy practical and theoretical learning.
  • Are looking for a long-term career.

course content

The Cycle Instructor Apprenticeship is designed to provide you with all the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to become a successful cycle instructor.

You will complete:

  • Level 2 Community Activator Apprenticeship Standard
  • 1st4sport Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training

You will also gain ‘added value’ training, with cycle instructor specific:

  • Safeguarding Workshop
  • Equality & Diversity Workshop
  • H&S Workshop
  • British Values Training

Want to know more?

Download our apprentice handbook. Simply fill in the form below.

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Still looking for an employer?

First Step Training work with cycle training providers across England, so if you don’t already have an employer within the industry, please complete the form below and attach your CV. If you are happy for us to do so, we will contact our employer partners in your area to see if they are looking to fill any vacancies.

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