Cost: Mountain Bike, Road, Track: $290
The AusCycling Foundation Instructor course introduces the participant to coaching a cycling discipline.
The course is aimed at club and community members, parents and teachers who want to learn the basics of group management, risk assessment, and teaching techniques to assist others to develop their cycling skills within the AusCycling discipline at the community and club levels.
The Foundation Instructor can become accredited in one or more of the following disciplines:
The AusCycling Foundation Instructor course examines the areas of;
At the completion of the course, Foundation Instructors will be able to plan, develop and review introductory skills sessions appropriate to beginner to intermediate level riders.
|16 years of age
|Minimum of Lifestyle Membership
|Required for all coaches and instructors (some individuals may be exempt based on location or age)
|First Aid Certificate
|Provide First Aid - HLTAID011
|Child Protection *online course only
|Sport Integrity Australia - Safeguarding in Sport Induction
|Clean Sport *online course only
|Sport Integrity Australia – Clean Sport 101
The Foundation Instructor MTB course combines both the theory and practical components in a full one-day Face-to-Face course.
Due to this system, for a Foundation 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 Foundation Instructor BMX, Road and Track courses are a combination of a theory component delivered on-line and a Face-to-Face practical assessment.
You will be required to complete the three (3) components listed to be issued with an accreditation;
|Already have an e-learning account? Log into your existing account
|If you are taking your first course via the e-learning system, click on the discipline below you’d like to start your accreditation with.
|Foundation Instructor - BMX
|Foundation Instructor - Road
|Foundation Instructor - Track
Foundation 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 Foundation Instructor for each discipline.
For more information, please contact [email protected]
Practical assessments are generally held once every 2 to 3 months in metropolitan capital cities and major regional centers in each state.
CLICK HERE for information on locations of practical assessments.
If there isn’t a practical assessment showing close to you, please enrol into the Foundation Instructor Course and start your theory modules. AusCycling monitors the locations of members enrolled into theory modules and seeks to have assessment sessions set up regularly.
While AusCycling is willing to travel to deliver bike education through out Australia (minimum of 6 participants required for a course), we also recognise the challenges for those who live in remote parts of Australia.
If you live more than 300km from a capital city or main regional centre in your State or Territory and your address is classified as Rural (RRMA 3-5) or above, you may qualify for a practical assessment by video. To apply for a remote practical assessment, you are required to have completed your theory modules.
To check the classification of your address, visit RRMA Classification
A remote practical assessment requires the completion of a video regarding a number of practical assessment tasks. Further information regarding the remote practical assessment is available in the Practical Assessment module of your on-line Foundation Instructor course.
A Foundation Instructor is able to be accredited in one or multiple disciplines. Any Foundation Instructor who has completed accreditation in one discipline does not need to retake the common theory modules. They will only be required to undertake the discipline-specific modules and practical assessment requirements.