Bikeability Scotland is the national cycle training programme designed to give children the skills and confidence they need both to cycle safely on the roads, and to encourage them to carry on cycling into adulthood.
Essential Cycling Skills (ECS) – a suite of resources to help boost the confidence of those new to or returning to cycling and give them the necessary skills to negotiate on-road journeys.
Play on Pedals will teach pre-school children about the parts of a bicycle, how to fit a helmet correctly and the basics of looking after their bikes. Through a series of fun and imaginative activities, they will be helped to develop their balance and control skills, often using a pedal-less balance bike. Play on Pedals has strong links to the curriculum for excellence.
Go MTB is a progressive mountain bike achievement award that enables people to advance their technical riding skills as well as learning how to look after themselves, their bike, the environment, and other people.
PCAT will make drivers aware of the risks that people on bikes experience on the road, to help understand the behaviour of someone cycling and to anticipate how they ride. This course is for LGV & PCV drivers with modules also available for fleet and learner drivers.
This course covers the skills necessary to lead cycle rides on roads and on recognised cycle paths. Rides will usually be aimed at novice or inexperienced cyclists who want to become more active or are interested in exploring their local area by bike.
Cycling Scotland presents a suite of free courses designed to help make cycling mainstream through a structured programme of CPD accredited learning.
Find out what the right course is for you to support other people enjoing cycling; use the following survey to guide you through the range of training opportunities in Scotland.