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Cannock Chase, Staffordshire – MTB Leader Award Level 1/2 Technical Terrain

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Date(s) - 25/11/2017 - 26/11/2017
All Day

Cannock Chase, Staffordshire


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Mountain Bike Leader Course – Cannock Chase

Qualification Information

Level  1 – Is aimed at those who wish to lead groups of beginners in non-technical terrain (forest tracks, canal towpaths etc). Basic Skills – allowing access into low-level terrain, with few potential hazards. i.e. country parks, canal towpaths, Bridle ways and Cycle Paths in non-wilderness areas where help is almost immediately accessible. You must have a current First Aid Certificate or be working towards obtaining one. 

Level  2 Is aimed at those who wish to lead groups of beginners in non technical terrain and intermediate riders in technical (rocky /demanding terrain). For low level rides on Bridleways below 600m in wilderness areas. Intermediate Skills – allowing access into Wild Country, with the potential hazards that surround such terrain.

Candidate must be in possession of a BELA Award, WGL or equivalent or Accredited APL. Have a current First Aid Certificate and good map reading skills.

Course syllabus 

  • Group management
  • Communication
  • Coaching skills
  • Navigation
  • Route planning
  • Risk assessment
  • Management
  • Legal issues
  • Recording systems
  • Access & conservation.
  • Equipment requirements
  • Riding skills
  • Emergency repairs

Course Information

  • Location: Cannock Chase
  • Duration: 2 days (9am until 5pm approx)

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