Level 3 Award in Developing Cycle Training Instructors

Do you want to equip instructors with the skills to enthuse more people to cycle? Do you want to help guide the future of cycle training delivery? This Level 3 award gives existing instructors the skills and knowledge to train, support and assess the next generation of cycle instructors.

Level 3 Award in Developing Cycle Training Instructors (L3ADCTI)

The L3AICDCT qualification is designed to prepare Learners to inspire and equip new instructors to deliver the National Standard for Cycle Training and Bikeability Cycle Training. Upon completion participants will be able to work as Level 3 Tutors delivering Cycle Instructor training and assessments for a 1st4Sport Recognised Delivery Centre.

About the Qualification

Awarding Body: 1st4Sport Qualifications

Guided Learning Hours: 21

Qualification Duration: Approximately 90 hours including gaining practical experience of delivering training

Assessment Methods: Learner Portfolio and Post Course Assessment (PCA)

Cost: £850 + VAT* (not including Post Course Assessment) – please get in touch for more information or if you would like to host a group course for your Bikeability scheme.

Qualification Timeline

Book onto a course and the qualification

Attend a 2-day cycle instructor course

Complete 9 online assessment tasks and upload to your Learner Portfolio

Undertake a Post Course Assessment


Prior to registration, learners are required to be:

  • at least 18 years of age

  • able to cycle competently, confidently and consistently to Bikeability Level 3 standard

  • able to communicate effectively in English (this includes listening, speaking, reading and writing)

  • currently delivering Bikeability, and have at least two years’ experience successfully delivering Bikeability

  • have an agreement in place to be able deliver for a Recognised Delivery Centre (Outspoken Training does not offer agreements to anyone not already connected with our organisation)


  • hold, or be working towards the 1st4sport Level 3 award for tutors and assessors in sport, OR

  • hold, or be working towards, QTS status or have a PGCE, OR

  • hold, or be working towards a level 3, or above, regulated qualification in delivering education, OR

  • hold, or be working towards, a level 3 or above, regulated qualification in assessment practice.

Why Outspoken Training?

Outspoken Training is an award-winning training provider with specialist expertise in training and supporting cycle instructors. In 2019 and 2020, two of Outspoken Training’s team won the award for Best Bikeability Instructor.



Office support with registering for the qualification and assessing your Learner Portfolio.

2-day Course

Group practical and classroom learning led by a qualified and experienced Level 3 tutor.


One-to-one tailored support with completing your Learner Portfolio and preparing for your Post Course Assessment.

Post Course Assessment

Supportive observation of your training delivery reinforcing areas of strength and identifying development opportunities.

Level 3 Tutor Qualification