National Standards Instructor Resources

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A cycle instructor escorting trainees safely through a maneouvre
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If you are a qualified National Standard instructor CTC has information and resources to support your work and professional development.


The National Standards for Cycle Training, AKA Bikeability, have been recently updated: April 2013.  The update has been carried out on behalf of the Department for Transport and in consultation with instructors and Instructor Training Organisations. The new standards are now on the Bikeability website.

if you would like to make any comments on these please email

Here is a guide to the updates by CTC Senior Officer, Greg Woodford.


CTC’s Electronic Newsletter for National Standard Instructors, contains:

  • articles
  • news items
  • events
  • courses
  • job vacancies 
  • competitions

i-Contact is free for instructors registered with CTC. To register with CTC and receive i-Contact please send an email to with "Instructor registration" in the subject line.


Listing on CTC-Maps

Help people find you. As a National Standard instructor registered with CTC you are entitled to a free listing on the CTC-Maps website.

How to add or update your entry.



CTC’s Cycle Activity Provider insurance provides cover suitable for many cycling professionals. There is a discounted rate for CTC members.


Discount on CPD courses

CTC provides a range of continued professional development (CPD) courses for National Standard instructors. Instructors registered with CTC receive a discount on all CTC’s CPD courses.

CTC offers support courses for instructors such as First Aid and Maintenance courses for Bikeability and beyond.

If you want to widen your professional reach look at the full range of CTC courses.


Instructors’ forum

Share information and network with other registered instructors on the CTC instructor forum.

Order Materials

Order your National Standard certificates and hi-viz from CTC.

Register with CTC

Every National Standard instructor must be registered with an Instructor Training Organisation (ITO). You can register with CTC even if you trained with another ITO and you can be registered with more then one. Registration with CTC is free and allows you to advertise on our Instructor site.

To register with CTC please email with "Instructor registration" in the subject line.


National Cycle Training Helpline 0844 736 8460



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