Community Instructor Course

Community Instructor

Cost:   $50

The Community Instructor course is the entry point to the AusCycling Coach and Instructor Pathway. It provides participants with an underpinning knowledge of cycling and its disciplines, the roles and responsibilities of an AusCycling Instructor, and a range of fundamental instruction skills.

This course is fully delivered through e-learning and after completion of the course the participant is accredited to assist coaches and instructors across the AusCycling disciplines of BMX, Cyclo-cross, Mountain Bike, Road and Track.   

This course may be completed as part of enrolment into a Foundation Instructor course.

Note: A Community Instructor is an assistant role and must operate under the supervision of an accredited Foundation Instructor or higher.  

Ready to Get Started?

Please note that AusCycling will shortly be moving to a new learning management system. To ensure that learner data is successfully moved across from the eTrainu platform, access to the Community Instructor course will not be available until 19 June 2024.

Mini Wheelers 

The AusCycling Community Instructor offers a course extension, called Mini Wheelers, which includes activities for instructing riders who are learning to ride using a balance bike. The Mini Wheeler extension is at no cost once the Community Instructor accreditation has been completed and is suitable for parents and junior riders from 14 years and above. 

What's Included


The AusCycling Community Instructor course examines the following areas; 

  • Basic learn to ride a bike
  • Understanding AusCycling
  • Essential Traffic Skills
  • Balance bike skills

At the completion of the course, Community Instructors will be able to assist Instructors and Coaches with Foundation and higher accreditation and conduct Mini-Wheelers balance bike sessions.

Community Instructor (including Mini Wheelers) Pre-Requisites

 

Minimum Age14 years of age 
AusCycling MembershipAny AusCycling membershipCLICK HERE
Working with
Children Check
Required for all coaches and instructors (some individuals may be exempt based on location or age)CLICK HERE
First Aid CertificateProvide First Aid - HLTAID011  
Child ProtectionSport Integrity Australia - Safeguarding in Sport InductionCLICK HERE

 

  

What’s Required 


The Community Instructor course is fully delivered through e-learning and is made up of 4 Modules. Additionally, upload of a Working with Children Check (or equivalent) and First Aid Certificates, alongside completion of the Sport Integrity Australia – Child Protection and Safeguarding online course is required. 

There is no practical assessment required for this course. 

Coach and Instructor Remit


Community Instructors are required 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 Community Instructor for each discipline.

Note: A Community Instructor is an assistant role and must operate under the supervision of an accredited Foundation Instructor or higher.  

For more information please contact [email protected]

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