British Cycling Mountain Bike Leader Level 2 Training

Price: £199.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 2 Days

Ratio: 1:6

Availability: There are places remaining on this course



British Cycling's Level 2 Mountain Bike Leadership Award is the entry level qualification for anyone with mountain biking experience who is looking for the knowledge and qualification to lead mountain bikes rides.  The award is also a useful course for people who simply have a personal interest in gaining all the information needed to go out on their mountain bike, be safe and have fun.


The majority of the training is practical and takes place out on the trails in the Peak District a superb venue for mountain biking and arguably with some of the best trails in Derbyshire.   A practical assessment will follow after a consolidation period of approximately six weeks.


The course covers a wide variety of topic including:


Our British Cycling Mountain Bike Leader courses are delivered in partnership with VeloCoaching.



Register for the British Cycling Leadership Programme

Before attending a training course you need to pay a one-off cost to register with British Cycling’s MTB Leadership Programme.


British Cycling will then provide you with the training manual, log book, free Ride Membership valid for one year and your log in details for the online learning programme NSPCC Child Protection Awareness in Sport and Active Leisure which you need to complete as part of your pre-course work. 


Failure to register with British Cycling will mean that you can not attend the training course.  All our course details will be sent to you once we have received your booking.


Click here to register with British Cycling

Available Start Dates:

Peak District Course Information:
Minimum Age

With a few exceptions, participants aged 13+ can attend our scheduled courses independently. We offer family days out for kids age 6+, private courses to kids groups from age 9+ and scheduled courses just for ages 12-17. All participants under the age of 18 must bring a completed 'Parental Consent Form' that can be downloaded here.

Frequently Asked Questions

As our instructors and staff are often out on the hill or underground delivering courses, we have put together a detailed FAQ to help you with your queries. Click here to go to the FAQ.

London Train Connection

If necessary it is possible to travel up to the course on a weekend by getting an early train on Saturday morning - more info on our FAQ.

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