Recongised Prior Learning Qualification

Are you an existing National Standard Instructor looking to covert to the new recognised qualification? We provide support and guidance to help with the transition onto the new qualification.

Level 2 Award in Instructing Cycle Training Recognised Prior Learning (L2AICT RPL)

Industry Requirement

All existing instructors (NSIPs, NSIQs and NSITs) have until 31st March 2024 to register for the L2AICT RPL qualification. Existing instructors can continue delivering up until this point.

About the Qualification

Awarding Body: 1st4Sport Qualifications

Qualification Duration: Up to 6 months

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

Course Cost: £190 + VAT* (not including Post Course Assessment which is £160 + VAT + mileage)

*The Bikeability Trust are covering the full cost of the course (not including the Post Course Assessment).

What does the qualification cover?

We provide training and support with:

Understanding the roles and responsibilities of the cycle training instructor

Planning cycle training and assessment

Delivering cycle training and assessment

Reviewing cycle training and assessment

Planning to improve professional practice


  1. Register for the qualification

  2. Complete paper-based tasks (2-3 hours)

  3. Attend a 1-day Course

  4. Undertake a Post Course Assessment


Prior to registration, learners are required to provide evidence:

  • of their existing instructor qualification (NSIP, NSIQ or NSIT number)
  • that they are delivering on behalf of an accredited Bikeability provider

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.

Learner Portfolio

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.

Delivering for Outspoken Training

We are currently looking for cycle instructors in Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Lincolnshire, Norfolk, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Suffolk and Warwickshire to deliver work on our behalf. Please have a look at our vacancies page for more details.