Risk Assessment for Bike-ability Instructors


This two day course is designed for Bikeability Instructors, Travel Co-ordinators, and Road Safety Practitioners who have been tasked with undertaking risk assessments associated with levels 1 & 2 Bikeability training. The course explains how to undertake risk assessments, and then, through a series of practical on site and classroom workshops, helps staff to develop a comprehensive "method statement" for undertaking this work. At the end of the course staff should have the confidence to undertake these risk assessments in a consistent, repeatable and efficient manner. 

Aims and Objectives:

  • To provide an understanding of the process of 'risk assessment'
  • To demonstrate the applicability of risk assessment techniques to Bike-ability
  • To provide an opportunity to discuss and develop risk assessment techniques for Bike-ability

Topics Covered:

  • Why we need this course on Risk Assessment
  • Understanding collisions - Causation factors workshop
  • Hazards, risks and danger
  • Why we should risk assess
  • What are risk assessments?
  • Identifying the hazard - Hazard identification workshop
  • Evaluating the risk - Risk evaluation workshop
  • Types of risk assessment
  • Method statements
  • Risk assessment in road safety
  • Bikeability Level 2 site workshop 1 - Site visit / practical risk assessment of hazards inc. feedback
  • Bikeability Level 2 site workshop 2 - Site visit / practical risk assessment of hazards inc. feedback from workshop
  • Report writing and policy issues
  • Legal issues
  • Examples of policies and procedures (other authorities)
  • Generic risk assessments
  • Specific method statements for activities
  • Need for improvement
  • Internal reporting systems
  • Requirements for pro-formas


Delegates completing this course will receive a CPD certificate of attendance, recognised by both IHE and CIHT 

Course Availability:

This course is only available to be delivered in-house, therefore if you would like this training please contact us to request a quotation.

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