AusCycling | Development Instructor MTB Course | Gold Coast, QLD

Development Instructor MTB Course | Gold Coast, QLD

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Event Type

Instructor / Coach Education

Dates:  Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th December, 2021.

Time:   Sat - Arrival at 8.45am for a prompt 9am start until approx. 6pm 

            Sun - 9am start until approx. 4pm.

Venue: Gold Coast Cycle Centre, Nerang, QLD.

Cost: $495 per person.


Course Information

Participants will be required to cover their own food, travel and accommodation.


To register and attend the course participants must be a current MTBA or AusCycling financial Members. Free Trial or Day Licences are not accepted.


The AusCycling Development Instructor - MTB course (previously Level 1 MTB Skills Instructor Course) is a two-day theory and trail intensive aimed at MTB Foundation Instructors wanting to accelerate their instructing to the next level.  The Development Instructor - MTB course will feature an emphasis on the instructors ability to demonstrate trail riding skills to best industry standard as well as consolidation of Foundation Instructing methods. 


Accreditation will involve a pre-course trail audit, instructing on blue trail, risk management documentation and trail side mechanical repairs.  Upon completion participants will be equipped to teach Cyclo-Cross style mounts and dismounts, cornering, pumping the trail, track stands, riding rock gardens, small step ups, small drop offs steep climbs and switch backs on blue trails. 


All Assessments are done during the course with no post course requirements. Successful participants will have their assessment finalised on the last day.


Please Note: There is a pre-course worksheet that MUST be completed prior to the course.  This worksheet must be brought to the course for assessment. The worksheet can be downloaded from the coach and instructor resource section of the AusCycling website: 


Pre-requisite Documents:
Copies of the following documents are required by AusCycling in order to finalise your Instructor Accreditation. Electronic copies can be forward to

  • Minimum age for attendance is 18 years.
  • Logbook showing over 20 hour of MTB instructing. (Template available at this link)
  • Current First Aid Certificate (Provide First Aid - HLTAID003 or HLTAID011 as a minimum)
  • Valid Working with Children Check relevant to the State/Territory you will be instructing in


** Participants will be emailed in the week leading up to the course with further information confirming the venue, start and finish times, what to bring etc.



COVID-19 Statement

AusCycling is committed to delivering well-prepared courses in a safe, responsible and low risk manner.

As such we will be asking participants to follow COVID-19 Safe Practices, such as:

  • Staying at home if you or someone in your family is feeling unwell

  • Using alcohol based hand sanitisers

  • Where possible maintain physical distancing

  • Minimising the sharing of equipment

  • Covering your coughs and sneezes with your elbow or a tissue.



If you have any concerns or questions, please contact Cearna (CC) Mckenzie on 07 5628-0116 or

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