BICP L1 Certification-Oakland, CA-October 14-16, 2022

$65.00 / year for 4 years and a $585.00 sign-up fee

Level 1 Certification – Fundamental Skills Instructor

Length: A 3-day course

Time: 8 am – 5 pm

Dates: Friday, October 14 – Sunday, October 16, 2022

Cost: $650 USD, including the cost of the online Ride Leader course.

(Current BICP Ride Leaders should contact administration for subsidized pricing prior to registering)

In order to pass the BICP Level 1 course, participants must demonstrate an understanding of the material, perform a suitable teaching simulation, and pass a written test. Students will be tested on their ability to demonstrate, teach, and provide feedback through error detection and corrections.

The Level 1 course offers hands-on training, students will receive comprehensive training on the fundamental elements of mountain biking. Level 1 participants will create a foundation for teaching mountain bike skills clinics including personal riding skills, proper form, systematic methods, and terminology.

Level 1 Prerequisites:

  • Current First Aid & CPR certificate
  • Wilderness First Aid certification is strongly recommended
  • Three or more years of mountain bike experience
  • Volunteer work or work experience in the bike-related industry
  • BICP Ride Leader Certification
  • At least 18 yrs. old
  • Good communication skills
  • A strong desire to help others have more fun and progress safely
  • Ability to perform basic trailside repairs (flat tires, broken chains, and shift adjustments)
  • Fluent in the English language including reading and speaking

Course topics:

  • Instructor Best Practices
  • Skills Analysis
  • Introduction to Instruction
  • Fundamental Skills

The certification holder must maintain their annual membership dues.

This certification holder must maintain a current basic First Aid / CPR training certification.

The Certification is valid for 4 years from the date issued.

An in-person recertification course is required every 4 years.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT CLOSES  October 1, 2022

Host Information:

Bay Area Bike Project

Danielle Drier-danielle@bayareabikeproject.org

Name & Address of the Outdoor Facility:

Joaquin Miller Park-3300 Joaquin Miller Rd, Oakland, CA 94602

Inclement Weather:

N/A

Lodging Options:

Highlander Motel-3255 MacArthur Blvd, Oakland, CA 94602

Bike Shops:

Rhythm Bikes-6112 La Salle Ave, Oakland, CA 94611

We respectfully acknowledge that this course will take place on the traditional territories of the Ohlone whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.