£195 per person (Includes Registration, Logbook and Work Booklets) Minimum of 3 on a course
The MIAS scheme provides training and assessment in both technical and non-technical group management skills required by those who wish to lead groups in a variety of off-road environments, The MIAS scheme also incorporates on road management training. It integrates training, experience and assessment in a variety of testing conditions in off-road country.
MIAS Mountain Bike Leader Level One – (Non-Technical) this award allows access into low-level terrain, with few potential hazards. This award is specific to areas of non technical areas with a focus on country parks, canal paths and Blue Forest trail routes.
MIAS Mountain Bike Leader Level Two – (Technical Terrain) – This award allows access into open country, with the potential of hazards the surround such terrain. The leader should operate within 20/30 minutes of assistance. This allows the leader to operate in open country, planning your own routes and within trail parks utilizing the red trails. Both of the above course are run over two days and comprise of some classroom work as well as skills coaching section.
The Classroom phase looks at:
- Group Management
- Route Planning
- Risk Assessments
- Trail Side Repairs/Adjustments
- Safety Checks
The skills section looks at development of your own skill set and also at the coaching techniques to help develop others. We look at:
- Basic Body Position
- Bike Setup
- Front Wheel Lifts
- Technical Descents
- Drop Offs
Assessment: Candidates will be under continual assessment over the two days. At the end of the training course a debrief will be conducted with each candidate as to which level they have achieved. if candidates do not meet the required standard an action plan is created and discussed in the individual debrief. Assessment can be arranged on an individual basis.