Bikeability Cycle Training
What is Bikeability?
Bikeability is cyclist training for the
21st century and aims to get more people cycling, more safely and
Worcestershire County Council offers National
Standard Bikeability Cycle Training to all schools within the
County. Bikeability is promoted and supported by the Department of
Transport and is designed to give the next generation the skills
and confidence to ride their bikes on today's roads.
Cycling is becoming more and more popular,
both as a family leisure activity and as a sustainable means of
transport. Bikeability helps us promote the benefits of cycling.
For more information see www.dft.gov.uk/bikeability
How does Bikeability work?
A pool of qualified cycle instructors has been
recruited to ensure that as many individuals as possible can
benefit from the scheme anywhere in the County.
There are three levels of training available:
- Level 1 – An introduction to cycling and involves basic bike
control (suitable for age 8 years and above or school Year
- Level 2 – An introduction to the on road environment and
quieter roads (suitable for age 9 years and above or school Year
- Level 3 – Provides skills for all on road environments,
including more challenging traffic situations and complex junctions
(suitable for age 14 years and above or school Year 9)
In order for the scheme to be sustained at a high quality the
following charges apply.
- £5 per pupil for Level 1
- £10 per pupil for Level 2 or 3
(free training will be available to a small
number of schools with the highest proportion of children receiving
free school meals)
- £10 per pupil for Level
- £20 per pupil for Level 2 or
For one to one training or groups at any level or age please
or call us on 01905 765765
To leave feedback about Bikeability Cycle Training please
download Bikeability school
feedback form (37 KB) or Bikeability
Training feedback form (37 KB)
More information can be requested via email to
or by telephoning the Worcestershire Hub on 01905 765765.
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This page was last reviewed 26 July 2013 at 12:58.
The page is next due for review 22 January 2015.