Mountain Bike Instructor Course Scotland


Do you want to lead or instruct mountain biking? Qualify as a MIAS Mountain Bike Instructor with us. Since 2012 we have been an approved provider for the Mountain Bike Instructor Award Scheme (MIAS). MIAS has been qualifying leaders since 1989 and is well regarded within the outdoor industry and also by many employers abroad. MIAS is accredited by the Association of British Cycling Coaches, Adventuremark, the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom and NCFE. MIAS qualifications are also recognised by the MOD as equivalent to JSAT awards.

The syllabus covers:

  • Group managementMIAS Approved Provider Moonstone
  • Communication
  • Coaching skills
  • Navigation + Route planning
  • Risk assessment
  • Management
  • Legal issues
  • Recording systems
  • Access & conservation.
  • Equipment requirements
  • Riding skills
  • Emergency repairs

This course takes 2 or 3 days and at the end of this you will be assessed for either the MIAS Level 1 or Level 2 award depending on your skills and experience. Cost for this course is from £225 per person. (MOD personnel can pay using Standard Learning Credits)

Bespoke courses can be arranged to suit your dates for a minimum of 3 people. We can also travel to your location to run the course. Contact us to arrange your Mountain Bike Instructor Course.


“Thank you very much, the course was very interesting and I definitely got a lot out of it that I will put to use when I’m working from now on!” – Joe Connell, Pro MTB Rider.

“Excellent package. Perfect pitch and learnt a great deal. It was spot on and prepares me perfectly to lead a group” – Lt Col Jo McCord, Royal Logistic Corps.


Mountain Bike Instructor Course Scotland