Course Details

Group Leader

On road ride leading
Learn the skills to lead a group ride on the road.

By the end of this course you will have experience in managing a group of inexperienced riders through traffic.



Two days
Low to moderate, with a ride around 10 miles long
Confident to ride on roads in traffic

Course outcomes

During the course you will:

  • learn how to assess participants and boost their confidence
  • try different approaches to ride leading
  • learn about route planning
  • develop ways to assess and manage risk, and deal with incidents if they do happen
  • review and reflect on your rides




Please contact the Courses & Training Helpline to find out if this course is available for booking: 01483 238 337

What you need

  • Assistant Group Leader course
  • Minimum age: 18

What next?

This course has no specific next progression, but you might want to consider National Standard Instructor, Club Leader or Tour Leader courses.




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