Atlantic College - Trail Leader Award (Public)

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Course Dates: 
3 October 2014 - 5:30pm - 5 October 2014 - 5:30pm
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Mountain Bike Leader

Learn the skills to guide group rides on off-road routes.
Group being led through the trees by a CTC Mountain Bike Leader
Key Content: 

Mountain biking is one of the most accessible, enjoyable introductions to group cycling. CTC's Mountain Bike Leader course enables you to lead groups on gentle terrain - less than 600m above sea level and without the need for riders to steer a path around obstacles.  The course includes tuition for your own off-road skills, and assessment of your new-found skills.


Course outcomes: 

This course will equip you to:

  • Lead groups of adults, young people and children on rides
  • Manage groups with a range of riding experience 
  • Prepare for rides, anticipate and minimise safety factors
  • Develop and apply risk assessments, operating procedures and dynamic risk management
  • Provide fun, engaging and developmental sessions for your participants
  • Understand access rights across the UK and beyond
  • Complete and review rides, using self-reflective principles
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Atlantic Outdoors

Atlantic Outdoors at Atlantic College

AtlanticOutdoors at Atlantic College,
St. Donats Castle,
St. Donat's,
Llantwit Major,
South Glamorgan,
CF61 1WF,

The venue at Atlantic Outdoors is part of United World College of the Atlantic based on the Bristol Channel coast in South Wales. The centre is AALA licenced and offers high quality, safe and accessible outdoor education and residential opportunities for its student body as well as groups from all over the UK and abroad.




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