Become a Trainer

The CYCLE RIGHT programme delivers best-practice cycle training across Ireland and gives primary school pupils in schools across the country the chance to train to cycle their bikes with skill and confidence and to experience cycling on the road, for what may be the first time for many.

If you are considering becoming a trainer you will need to sign up for the CYCLE RIGHT registered trainer’s course.

Courses are run by Cycling Ireland, the national governing body for cycling, the trainer registration body for the programme and the managing organisation for the CYCLE RIGHT programme nationwide.

  • There are a number of stages to the training process which include;
  • Submitting a business plan for intended CYCLE RIGHT activity, to include targeted area(s) of operation, target trainee numbers annually and ability to meet trainer-to-trainee ratios (a working arrangement with at least one other registered trainer to meet on-road requirements)
  • Taking part in the 5-day training course
  • Keeping a trainer’s log of activity, to include session plans and self-reflective feedback
  • Delivery of training for a 6-month probationary period in an assistant capacity
  • Taking part in post-course assessments
  • Fulfilling registration requirements, including evidence of
    • Garda Vetting (through Cycling Ireland)
    • Tax Clearance
    • First-aid Training
    • Safeguarding Training
    • Appropriate liability insurance

You will also be able to see what areas across Ireland are offering training and where opportunities to become involved in the provision of CYCLE RIGHT may lie.

For information on upcoming courses and to register your interest, go to the Courses Page

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Your school may already have signed up to receive Cycle Right sessions!
Contact your school direct to find out if sessions are scheduled for this year.
If not, search for Cycle Right providers in your area.

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