Cycle training

Free cycle training

We offer free cycling training to all adults who live, work or study in the borough. Attending a session can help:

  • boost your confidence
  • improve your awareness
  • make you safer on the road

The training sessions are:

  • free to attend
  • two hours long
  • carried out on a one-to-one basis
  • run by highly experienced instructors
  • suitable for all levels of experience


TfL's online Cycle Skills course

Whether you're new to cycling or just want to brush up on your skills, these four short modules course provide easy to follow tips and advice to get you going. When you've completed them you will be rewarded with a 24-hour access code for Santander Cycles, with all 30-minute journeys included. We recommend following them up by booking a free one to one lesson with one of our experienced instructors.

Visit the TfL website for details


Book a training session

You can book your place online.

Book a training session


Promote cycling training

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Cyclist instructor training for schools

We also offer cyclist instructor training to staff in schools.

Once you have your own fully qualified cyclist instructors, you can organise your own cycling training at your school or make it part of the curriculum.

To find out more contact


Bicycle maintenance

If you want to learn how to maintain your own bicycle and make minor repairs, come to one of our free bicycle maintenance classes.

Find out more about bike maintenance.