Mountain Bike Award Scheme


mias-largeThe Mountain Bike Leader courses are particularly beneficial for those who wish to gain employment or work as independent operators within the travel industry. They are also very popular with teachers, youth leaders, scout leaders etc. who have benefited from a recognised qualification.

The Mountain Bike Leader Level 1 is a 2 day course. The first day covers all aspects of the syllabus to ensure each candidate has the required knowledge and understanding of the content. The second day involves the candidates assessment in a group ride scenario where each candidate will be taking the lead role and managing the group and any situations that may arise.

 

Adventure Activity Instructor Training

The Mountain Bike Leader training and award will be based at our site in Bideford, North Devon, with additional sessions at local paths and hills. The next Mountain Bike Leader Award training and assessment is scheduled for 11 – 12th April 2017. The Mountain Bike Leader Level 1 training and assessment costs £140 per person. We are able to provide accommodation on site for both the Mountain Bike Leader Training and Assessment, please ask for further information. Further dates will be added throughout the year, for more information look at our training schedule.

WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE MIAS TRAINING?

A training course looks like this;

MIAS Mountain Bike Leader Level One (MBL1)

– Non Technical Terrain – (2 days) this award allows access into low-level terrain, with few potential hazards, i.e. country parks, canal towpaths, and non-wilderness areas where help is almost immediately accessible. Includes blue forest trail routes. There is an alternative for the younger person to take the:

MIAS Assisting Mountain Bike Leader Level One (AMBL)

– Non technical Terrain – (2 days) this award allows access into low-level terrain, with few potential hazards. This is a site specific award designed for organisations such as outdoor center’s that primary use MTB on site and the AMBL is working under the guidance of a qualified MIAS MTB member of staff.

MIAS Mountain Bike Leader Level Two (MBL2)

– Technical Terrain – (2 days +) this award allows access into open country, with the potential hazards that surround such terrain. The leader will operate within 30 minutes of cycling assistance. AALS may also require you to hold additional qualifications to work in this terrain. Includes red forest trail routes.

“This award is used outside the UK in altitudes above 600 meters to lead groups on cycle/mountain bike routes that are defined by map and ground. (Consideration should be given to MBL3 for leading groups in harsh mountain terrain on non-recognised routes).”

– Non Technical Terrain – (2 days) this award allows access into low-level terrain, with few potential hazards, i.e. country parks, canal towpaths, and non-wilderness areas where help is almost immediately accessible. Includes blue forest trail routes.

What does it Cost?

The Mountain Bike Leader Level 1 training and assessment costs £140 per person. We are able to provide accommodation on site for both the Mountain Bike Leader Training and Assessment, please ask for further information.

Prerequisites

• You must be at least 16 years old
• You must be registered for a log book on the Mountain Bike Instructor Award Scheme website.

Need any more Information?

If you’ve still got any questions or want to talk through this qualification is appropriate for you, or to book please contact Mark Garland directly on 07973 910120 or e-mail mark@uac.yoursitepreview.co.uk.

 

 

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