AustCycle Skills Coach Course

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An AustCycle Skills Coach course will be held on Saturday 6 September (venue to be confirmed). The course cost will be free for those who will make themselves available for the ‘Cycle to New Horizons’ programme scheduled for October / November 2014.  The cost of the course for others will be at a subsidised rate of $120 (normally $250) and upon completion participants will be trained to deliver sessions and activities to assist children and adults develop cycling skills to ride safely and confidently in traffic free and low traffic environments.

Places on the AustCycle Skills Coach course are strictly limited. To secure your place on the Course, please contact the office

Further details regarding the course objectives and pre-requisites are also outlined below for your information.

Coaching Course Objectives

At the successful completion of the training course, the coach will be able to:

  • Establish and maintain safe traffic-free and low traffic coaching environments for riders and others by applying appropriate risk management
  • Identify and utilise the appropriate components of cycling clothing and equipment that are required for safe and effective participation in traffic-free and low traffic coaching sessions
  • Identify the correct skills used for traffic-free and low traffic environments and analyse and develop a rider’s performance
  • Plan, deliver and evaluate safe and effective coaching sessions that meet the demands of safe traffic-free and low traffic cycling
  • Be an advocate for safe cycling training, and;
  • Identify appropriate opportunities for cycling participation in the community

Pre-requisites

Participants are required to:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Hold a current first aid certificate
  • Have a valid Working with Children Check relevant to your State/ Territory
  • Provide a copy of one of the following
    • Beginning Coaching General Principles, or
    • NCAS Level 1 Coach Accreditation through another sport, or
    • Registered School Teacher with a Bachelor of Education

 

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