The CTC scheme - to get adults and teens up to speed on bikes - is funded by the Department for Transport and the Department of Health, and will be launched at a conference at the Business Design Centre, London.

CTC’s cyclist training scheme to be launched in May

The National Cycling Strategy Board, the Institute of Road Safety Officers and Sustrans’ Safe Routes to Schools programme are amongst the organisations backing the CTC National Cycle Training and Education Conference on May 12th at the Business Design Centre, Islington.

Also be on the event timetable will be presentations on training standards, the promotion of cycling, insurance and child protection.

CTC is to publish a framework for all cycle training and leadership schemes within two years.

For more details on the conference call Greg Woodford on tel: 0870 873 0060.

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