BICP Level Two

BICP Level Two

Level 2 Certification – Intermediate Skills Instructor 

Length: A 3-day course

Time: 8 am – 5 pm

Dates: April 29 – May 1st, 2022 at the Edmonton Ski Club, Edmonton, Alberta

June 3-5th, 2022 in the Crowsnest Pass, Blairmore Skills Park, Alberta

Cost: $650.00 CDN. All participants must be in good standing with annual dues.

The Level 2 course offers hands-on training, students will receive comprehensive training on the fundamental elements of mountain biking. Level 2 participants will create a foundation for teaching mountain bike skills clinics including personal riding skills, proper form, systematic methods, and terminology.

Level 2 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 Level 1 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

You will be tested on the following:

  • Fundamental Skill
  • Intermediate Skills
  • Skill Description
  • Teaching Points
  • Demonstrations
  • Group Management
  • Error Detection and Corrections
  • Progressions
  • Communication
  • Leadership & Professional Conduct

In order to pass the BICP Level 2 course, participants must demonstrate an understanding of the material, perform a suitable teaching simulation, and pass a written test. Each student will be tested on their ability to demonstrate, teach, and provide feedback through error detection and corrections.

We will expect that you are comfortable and fluent with all current keywords and teaching points along with proper demonstrations and progressions performed using FLAT PEDALS.

Level 2 Course Topics:

  • Fundamental Skill review
  • Skills analysis
  • Effective teaching
  • Error detection and correction
  • Skill progressions
  • Creating teaching plans

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.

Register ASAP to ensure your spot.

The BICP mission is to advance the global standard for mountain bike instruction, driving an inclusive community that empowers our members through education, certification, service, and experience.

THE GLOBAL STANDARD FOR MOUNTAIN BIKE INSTRUCTION