Safer Urban Driving Train The Trainer

Course Outline

Course description

The competency of instructors and trainers is paramount in ensuring a consistent quality of training delivery. There is specific knowledge and skills required for both theory and practical module trainers delivering the Safe Urban Driving (SUD) Course. The Cycle Confident SUD Train the Trainer course has been specifically designed to meet the trainer competencies required to deliver the on-cycle practical element of the SUD course - Module 2.

Target audience

National Standard Instructors (NSIs) who wish to deliver the SUD course.

Training objectives

It is imperative that the standard of delivery of the on-cycle element remains of exceptional quality and is consistent throughout the UK. The training objectives below are designed to ensure NSIs are prepared for the challenge of delivering the on-cycle element of the SUD Course - Module 2.

Course Programme

Module 1 - Classroom Presentation - 210 minutes (09.00 - 12.30)

Purpose: The aim of Module 1 is to improve the knowledge and skills of trainers to be fully conversant with FORS training. On completion participants should be able to demonstrate a level of competency to deliver the training objectives and learning outcomes. This will be assessed formatively on the day through group activities/breakout sessions and recap quizzes.

  • Introduction / Icebreaker
  • New competencies
  • The National Standard
  • Managing Behaviour
  • Understand Core Issues
  • DCPC
  • The Safe Urban Driving Course

Lunch: 12.00 - 13.00

Module 2 - On-cycle Practical - 210 minutes - (13.30 - 17.00)

Purpose: Module 2 of the Cycle Confident SUD Train the Trainer course focuses on and assesses the trainees’ ability to deliver consistent, skilled instruction to achieve Training Objective 5 of the SUD Course - Gain first hand experience as a VRU, through on-cycle hazard awareness, and recognise why cyclists behave the way they do

  • Lesson 1: Introduction to Active Travel - Driver Fitness and Health
  • Lesson 2: Hazard Awareness and Cyclist Behaviour
  • Safe Urban Driving: Test Your Knowledge Quiz
  • Course Summary and Evaluation