Thornbridge Outdoors - Bike Tour Leader Award (Public)

Course Details
Course Dates: 
24 October 2014 - 5:30pm
Course Status: 
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Tour Leader

Plan and lead multi-stage rides at home or abroad.
Tour Leader - for guiding groups where ever you are in the world
Key Content: 

Leading and guiding cycling holidays and tours requires specific skills, competencies and qualities to ensure that events are properly prepared for, run according to plan and time schedule and minimise the opportunities for incidents, as well as being able to deal with them if they do occur.


Course outcomes: 

This course builds and develops your skills, training you to:

  • prepare for tours and rides
  • understand equipment requirements and check its suitability
  • pre-ride routes and follow previously prepared route information
  • ensure participants' riding abilities and help them develop
  • manage groups
  • perform roadside maintenance and repairs
  • navigate
  • deal with riders’ needs for food, drink and rest
  • deal with emergencies
  • reduce our environmental impacts

Thornbridge Outdoors

Thornbridge Outdoors Centre building

Great Longstone
DE45 1NY

Thornbridge Outdoors is Sheffield's Outdoor Education Centre. Providing a range of outdoor activity, education and environmental development opportunities for school and youth groups, Thornbridge used to be part of Thornbridge Hall. The 19th century sections remain Grade 2 listed and the centre is now split into three distinct facilities: the Farm, the Lodge, and the fully equipped campers' block.




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  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541

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