What we do Outdoor Leader Training & Events MIAS Mountain Bike Leader Award Level 1/2 Course content will include: Group management + communication Navigation + Route planning Risk assessment Equipment checks Riding Skills Basic / Emergency repairs Weather Assessment - You will be asked to navigate and lead the group between two pre-determined points. You will be expected to either teach a skill or coach an activity appropriate for the group. You will also be asked to demonstrate competence as a mountain bike rider, and have a sound understanding of basic bike mechanics. Level 1 is for those wishing to lead rides on non-technical terrain (forest tracks, canal towpaths etc).Level 2 is aimed at those who wishing to lead rides on technical (rocky / demanding terrain). The Level 1 & Level 2 courses are run together. The candidates and instructor will decide during the training period which assessment the candidate will undergo; Level 1 or Level 2. The course consists of training and assessment in two days. In order to practice as a mountain bike instructor you will also need a relevant first aid certificate (preferably an outdoor course). Cost: £180 which includes £50 registration fee to MIAS Bed and breakfast accommodation is available to book here Booking for this event has now closed.