Cost: Mountain Bike, Road $495
The AusCycling Development Instructor course is a two-day theory and, on bike, intensive course aimed at Foundation Instructor accredited members wanting to accelerate their instruction to the next level.
The Development Instructor Course will feature an emphasis on instructor's ability to demonstrate riding skills to the best industry standard as well as consolidation of introductory instructing methods.
The Development Instructor will be able to become accredited in one or more of the following disciplines:
The AusCycling Development Instructor course examines the areas of;
At the completion of the course, Development Instructors will be able to plan, develop and review intermediate skills sessions, group training sessions and group rides appropriate to intermediate level riders.
|Minimum Age||18 years of age|
|AusCycling Membership||Minimum of Lifestyle Membership||CLICK HERE|
|Required for all coaches and instructors (some individuals may be exempt based on location or age)||CLICK HERE|
|First Aid Certificate||Provide First Aid - HLTAID011|
|Hold Current AusCycling Foundation Instructor Accreditation|
|Pre-course Worksheet *MTB only||Complete the Pre-Course Local Trail Audit worksheet||CLICK HERE|
|Anti-doping||Sport Integrity Australia – Anti-Doping Fundamentals||CLICK HERE|
|Safeguarding||Safeguarding in Sport Induction||CLICK HERE|
|Minimum Requirement - Completed 20 hours of logged instructing since completing Foundation Instructor||CLICK HERE|
The Development Instructor MTB course combines both the theory and practical components in a pre-course trail audit and a two-day Face-to-Face course.
Due to this system, for a Development Instructor MTB course, use the Course Calendar link found here to find a course near you.
*Note: there is no online component for this discipline*
The Development Instructor Road course is a two-day Face-to-Face course. The course is listed as Day 2 and 3 of the Development Coach course.
Days 2 and 3 take the learner through practical delivery skills of the technical and tactical skills of riding in larger groups. The completion of days 2 and 3 can be recognised independently as "Development Instructor" and enables a Development Instructor of road-based cycling skills to work within the remit.
The course includes requires completion of all three (3) components for accreditation to be awarded:
*Note that the Development Coach and Development Instructor are recognised as 2 separate qualifications. Days 2 and 3 of the Development Coach Course can be attended purely for gaining a Development Skills Instructor qualification which enables the holder to work on skills only with riders at the intermediate level.
Development Instructors need to operate under the discipline-specific remit, which outlines such items as instructor/rider ratios and the skills that can be taught based on the level of accreditation.
CLICK HERE for the coaching remit of a Development Instructor for each discipline.
For more information, please contact [email protected]