The sessions teach trainees safe cycling techniques and also introduce them to an invaluable and inexpensive form of exercise at a time when lack of exercise is a cause for concern.
The content comes under the SPHE strand of the curriculum.
Cycle Right Training covers the following;
Sessions also include elements of theory, and rules of the road incorporating signs and crossings, with fun and skills incorporated.
During these sessions, we use traffic simulation techniques and the emphasis in training is very much on control of speed and the bike, and on the cyclist’s awareness of his/her surroundings. Each session reinforces and builds on the content of the previous sessions.
Class structure has a number of trainees on bikes at any one time, with the rest learning by observation, question and comment.
Where course outcomes have been achieved and where the local environment is deemed appropriate, groups of trainees will have the opportunity to progress to training on the road as part of the course.
At the end of the course, each trainee will receive a certificate of completion.