Practical Cycle Awareness Training for Learner Drivers

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Practical Cycle Awareness Training for Learner Drivers is a free 3.5 hour course for learner drivers, inspired by and based on Cycling Scotland’s successful Practical Cycle Awareness Training for HGV and LGV drivers.

During the training learner drivers spend time in the classroom where they are taught about best practices to adopt around vulnerable road users.  They also have the opportunity to spend time on the bike and step in the shoes of someone cycling with the guidance of an expert instructor. 

Bikes and all equipment are provided.


Please note that candidates aged below 17 must hold a provisional driving licence too.

What skills do I need?

Participants should hold a provisional (or full) driving licence and will benefit from familiarity with the Highway Code.

Candidates should be able to ride a bike in control.

How long does it take?

3.5 hours

What will I need?

Bikes and helmets will be provided. However, you may bring your own equipment if you prefer.  Candidates should wear clothing appropriate for the weather.

What will it cost?

This is a free course