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British Cycling Level 2 MTB Award

British Cycling Level 2 MTB Award



The Level 2 Mountain Bike Leadership Award is the entry point for most aspirant mountain bike leaders, enabling qualified leaders to use their experience to safely guide others on off-road terrain. The award is ideal for anyone with an interest in mountain biking, who is either working in the outdoor sector, volunteering at a club or simply has a personal interest in gaining additional skills. These skills can be used to go out on a mountain bike, be safe and have fun.


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Course Information

Before your course

Location and Timings

  • The postcode for Coed y Brenin is LL40 2HZ.
  • The Course will start at 9 am and will finish no later than 6pm
  • Your tutor will meet you in the classrooms at the side of the Visitor’s Centre. 
  • Please arrive no more than 15 minutes before the start of the session.

What to bring on the Day

  • A clean bike and helmet in good condition
  • Trail tools and spares for your bike.
  • A rucsac.
  • Suitable clothing for the conditions.
  • Spare layers.
  • Gloves and glasses.
  • Bike Lights
  • Notebook and pen
  • British Cycling resources received on registration.
  • Food / Water.  Day 1 will be classroom based until after lunch.  Day 2 and 3 (for Level 3) will take place mainly on the trails and suitable food will need to be carried.  There is a café but no cooking facilities on site.

Training Programme Level 2 and 3

  • Both courses will start with classroom based sessions, leading into work on trail side repairs.  There is no need to be in riding gear and time will be made to allow riders to change before riding.  
  • All riders are asked to bring the following to the start of the course:
    • Clean bike
    • Trail tools (we have tools that can be borrowed for the course)
    • BC Resources
    • Pen and notebook  

What is on the site?

  • Beics Brenin.   A fully stocked shop with bikes for hire. Hire bikes must be booked by the client before the course.
  • A Café serving hot and cold food.
  • Changing rooms, showers and toilets.
  • Car park – as you are on a course with us you will receive a 50% discount on the parking rates. To get this rate you will need to pay at the Visitor Centre’s desk rather than at the machine, letting them know that you are on a course with Pedal MTB.


Level 2

Ride smoother more efficiently and with confidence.

Level 3

Improve your skills on more technically demanding terrain.

Private Course

A bespoke session tailored to your specific needs.

Family Course

Want to improve your skills and get the whole family involved