A practical assesment based around leading groups in L2 terrain in the UK in summer conditions.
The assessment consists of a homepaper, logbook experience and a practical rideout of around 40km.
*Please note this course starts at 08:30, and finishes 19:00 on the first day. Second day it starts at 08:30, and finishes 17:00*
The Level 2 Mountain Bike Leadership Award is ideal for anyone with experience in mountain biking, who is either working or looking to work in the outdoor sector leading biking groups or simply has a personal interest in gaining all the information and skills needed to go out on their mountain bike, be safe and have fun.
The new scheme consists of three levels:
Level 1 is specifically designed for outdoor centres or similar site-specific venues.
Level 2 equips you to operate as an independent Mountain Bike Leader. There are some restrictions on the technical difficulty of the trails and how remote the journeys you plan for your group to help make your decision making easier at the start of your leadership pathway.
Level 3 is a top end leadership award. Many of the restrictions placed on you at Level 2 are removed to allow you to use your highly developed judgement to deliver top days out for your clients. This award is cutting edge in its thinking and will equip you to individualise your leadership; navigate in challenging terrain and use your strong riding skillset to lead trails of a high level of difficulty.
Can I transfer from the MBLA scheme to the new UKMBLS
Yes. Any TCL or MBL holder can transfer onto the new scheme by registering with BC. MBLA award holders will then need to complete the home paper for the Level 2, ensure they fulfill the pre-requirements needed and then book onto a Level 3 training.