British Cycling Mountain Bike Leadership Level 3 Assessment
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

British Cycling Mountain Bike Leadership Level 3 Assessment

  • Bike
  • Beginner
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The Level 3 Mountain Bike Leadership Assessment helps you capitalise on your Mountain Bike Leadership skills and experience to take groups on more technically demanding and remote rides. You'll take this practical assessment over two days. The first day looks at personal riding standards, which will include an all•day mountain bike journey during which you'll be able to demonstrate your MTB techniques, navigation and trail side repairs. On the second day you'll lead some clients in the Level 3 MTB Leadership terrain, where we'll be assessing your leadership skills, group control and organisational skills, self•sufficiency.| | We're surrounded by some of the finest mountain biking routes in the countryside, with world class single track routes, including the Gwydyr Forest trails and the Penmachno Trail right outside our back door. Other classic trails at Coed y Brenin and Coed Llandegla are only a short drive from our centre. Plus, there's the iconic ride of Snowdon. But you'll also find purpose•built skills and coaching circuit and bike workshop facility with a wide range of tools and resources, plus maps to help you get the most from the area. Further information on British Cycling L2 Assessment can be found here - .

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

If successful you'll be qualified to lead rides in accordance with British Cycling Level 3 guidelines.


* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

Day 1

You'll be assessed on route planning and preparation, trail side fixes, leadership navigation and incident management

Day 2

You'll be assessed while you lead a ride with real clients.

Experience Required

You should have completed and logged your British Cycling L3 training and experience.

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

As both your body and mind will be working hard whilst you're with us, we want to help you focus on achieving the goal you've set yourself. So if you're staying with us, comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and home-cooked meals are part of the deal, you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified staff, to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development. You'll also be bale to use any bike tools and resources you want. We'll also provide maps and transport.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide

Available Course Dates

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Course Start Date
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Course Start Date
1st October, 2022
2 Days
Spaces available

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

This course will help you become

a mountain bike leader able to lead in terrain beyond the scope of the Level 2 award

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