Cycling Coach Qualification

Cycling Coach Qualification

Would you like to become a Cycling Coach with Falkirk Council?

You will help school aged children learn and enjoy cycling

Deliver community based cycling sessions based on “Mini Riders” programme by Scottish Cycling

Be supported with a fully funded Level 1 coaching qualification.

Also the opportunity to gain employment with Falkirk Council as a Head Coach with a salary of up to £14.96 per hour

Falkirk Council Sport Development team are looking to recruit Cycling Coaches as we look to further develop Cycling in Falkirk and provide more opportunities to cycle at our existing schools and cycling facilities at Zetland Park and the new development at Calendar Park following almost £300,000 of funding from sportscotland’s Cycling Facilities Fund, Falkirk Council and Paths for All.

The new cycling area will be located at the west side of the park, near the golf course and will include a multi-discipline training area, a green circle level mountain bike route and will cater for both existing cycling clubs and comprehensive cycle training programmes.

Introduction to Coaching – Activity Coach

On completion of this course, you'll be given the role of Activity Coach and will be able to independently deliver cycling activities in the discipline environment or in a generic/non-discipline environment according to your chosen option.

As the first step on your coaching journey, the learning is designed to support you to gain a basic understanding of coaching, and a range of skills to feel confident to facilitate basic discipline specific coaching activity in your own context. The learning will require you to engage with online content, including technique videos, interacting with e-learning activities, as well as contributing to discussion in seminars, and taking part in practical coaching activities on the development day with your peers.

What we are looking for :

  1. An interest and passion for cycling
  2. Experience of working with young people
  3. Availably to deliver coaching sessions afterschool , early evening and at weekends.


  1. You must attend all dates of the Introduction to Coaching – Activity Coach course
  2. Complete several voluntary coaching hours at primary schools
  3. Apply to be a Cycling Coach as part of Falkirk Councils Sport Development team.
  4. Before completing any work , you must obtain a clear PVG and recruitment checks

Course Details

Please note attendance on all dates of the course is mandatory.

Please ensure you can attend all days.  Once you have begun the course you may be removed if you fail to attend all days.

The course consists of:

1 x 1 hour Pre-course learning

3 x 1 hours online seminars

1 x 8 hour practical day

You can apply here:

Contact information

If you have any questions please contact Billy Brotton on

Minimum age for applications is 16yrs.

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