Cycle Training For Young Adults in Further & Higher Education

For young adults in further and higher education, we offer a free Level 3 course designed to improve their skills on more challenging roads and junctions, giving them the confidence to cycle on busy roads.

The Level 3 course gives young adults who are still in further or higher education the skills to tackle a wider variety of traffic conditions. This allows them to experience many types of road conditions and more challenging traffic scenarios. 

The course covers responding to hazards, making ‘on-the-move’ risk assessments, passing queuing traffic, understanding advanced road positioning, hazard perception and strategies to deal with hazards, understanding driver blind spots, particularly for large vehicles, reacting to hazardous road surfaces and route planning for safer cycling.

How long does the Level 3 course take?

The course normally takes 2 hours but we allow 2 1/2 hours to meet prior to the session and discuss the expected course outcomes.  

Level 3 Course Locations

Our Level 3 course is a bespoke course which can be tailored to the needs of the trainee, encompassing a route from home to sixth form, college and university. We offer two meeting locations for these courses of Kings Park and Bournemouth Velodrome however, if convenient for the instructor, we could offer to meet you at your school, college or university campus. Dates and times available on request.

Course Dates

Kings Park

Please contact us to find out dates and times of the next course.  New dates to be published shortly.

Bournemouth Velodrome

Please contact us to find out dates and times of the next course.  New dates to be published shortly.

Please email us at road.safety@bournemouth.gov.uk or call 01202 454636 with the following details specifying preferred course date, time and location you would like to book:-

  • Parent or guardian's full name
  • Full name
  • Age
  • School / college / university
  • Year group
  • Address
  • Landline
  • Mobile (for emergencies)
  • Preferred course date and time

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