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Event Name: Level 1 Skills Instructor Course - Sydney, NSW
Event Location: Sutherland Shire Cycle Club, Sutherland NSW
Event Date(s): 1/02/2020 - 2/02/2020
Online registration opens on:   23/10/2019 at 11:59 PM (NSW time)
Online registration closes on:   24/01/2020 at 11:59 PM (NSW time)
Registration Fees:   From $495.00 to $495.00

Event Contact Details

Event Organiser: Mountain Bike Australia
Contact Name: Cearna (CC) Mckenzie
Contact Phone Number: 07 5628 0116
Contact Email:
Event Website:


MTBA Level 1 MTB Skills Instructor Course  - Sydney, NSW

Dates:  Sat 1st & Sun 2nd February 2020

Time:   Sat - Arrival at 8.45am for a prompt 9am start until approx. 6pm 

             Sun - 9am start until approx. 4pm.

Venue:   Sutherland Shire Cycle Club, Sutherland Shire, NSW.

Cost:  $495 per person.

Participants will be required to cover their own food, travel and accommodation.

To register and attend the course participants must be a current MTBA Race or Recreation Member. Free Trial, Community Memberships or Day Licences are not accepted.

The Level 1 MTB Skills Instructor Course is a two-day theory and trail intensive aimed at MTBA Level 0 Instructors wanting to accelerate their instructing to the next level.  The Level 1 will feature an emphasis on the instructors ability to demonstrate trail riding skills to best industry standard as well as consolidation of Level 0 instructing methods. 

Accreditation will involve a pre-course trail audit, instructing on blue trail, risk management documentation and trail side mechanical repairs.  Upon completion participants will be equipped to teach Cyclo-Cross style mounts and dismounts, cornering, pumping the trail, track stands, riding rock gardens, small step ups, small drop offs steep climbs and switch backs on blue trails. 

All Assessments are done during the course with no post course requirements.  Successful participants will have their assessment finalised on the last day.

Please Note: There is a pre-course worksheet that MUST be completed prior to the course.  This worksheet must be brought to the course for assessment. The worksheet can be downloaded from the Coaching Page of the MTBA website.

Copies of the following documents are required by MTBA in order to finalise your Instructor Accreditation. Electronic copies can be forward to

  • Logbook showing over 20 hour of MTB instructing. (Template available at this link)

  • Current First Aid Certificate (Provide First Aid - HLTAID 003 or higher)

  • Valid Working with Children Check relevant to the State/Territory you will be instructing in

** Participants will be emailed in the week leading up to the course with further information confirming the venue, start and finish times, what to bring etc.