This Event Is Now Closed.

AustCycle Skills Instructor Course - Newcastle

The AustCycle Skills Coach Course provide participants with an introduction to the basics of teaching cycling, including the planning, implementation, analysis and revision of beginner and intermediate cycling coaching sessions. This is achieved through an understanding and application of the underpinning knowledge of the NCAS Accreditation Program specific to cycling.
Coaching Course Objectives
At the successful completion of the training course, the coach will be able to:

  • Establish and maintain safe traffic-free and 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 traffic coaching sessions
  • Identify the correct skills used to develop beginner to advanced level cycling skills in for traffic-free and 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 traffic cycling
  • Be an advocate for safe cycling training, and;
  • Identify appropriate opportunities for cycling participation in the community

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



Information about AustCycle

AustCycle is a joint initiative of Cycling Australia and the Amy Gillett Foundation. It was the result of over a decade of research that identified a strong need to develop a national education approach to community cycling. 

AustCycle is Australia’s only national cycling accreditation program, which provides high quality education and training to community members through licensed Providers and accredited Teachers to encourage them to get on their bikes and ride.  Whether for commuting purposes, for leisure or travel, AustCycle trains people of all ages and backgrounds to incorporate cycling into their lifestyle in order to stay active and healthy.

Event Details


Netball Centre, National Park, Union St, Cooks Hill.

Event Date:

Sunday 19 April 2015 to Friday 15 May 2015
Add Event to Calendar
Contact Us
Telephone: 02 93395873
Website: Visit Event Website