Road Safety

Child Cycle training - Level 1

Level 1 is an assessment of your child’s basic cycling skills and is delivered on the playground (trainees will not be taught). Trainees will only graduate on to Level 2 if they able to:

Level 1 techniques and skills

  • Getting on and off
  • Starting off and stopping
  • Staying upright without wobbling
  • Pedalling
  • Steering and maintaining forward progress
  • Cycling one handed/signalling
  • Looking behind
  • Use of gears

By completing Level 1, you have shown you have the skills to ride where there are no cars and that you are ready to start your on road training.


ID: 1586, revised 22/09/2022