Cycling: Riding, Racing and Everything In Between

Careers guidance20 minsFREE

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Key takeaways
Research opportunities – try and find something you love, then work backwards to identify what you need to do to develop the skills to access those opportunities.
Volunteer – volunteering will build vital skills to enable you to grow your CV and establish a network through which doors may open for you
Get qualified – if you want to work in cycling, it helps to have a qualification. Whether that is through British Cycling or achieving a degree or other, being qualified is essential for many roles.
Robbie GeorgeHost: Robbie George is currently the Education Delivery Manager for British Cycling and has worked in three different roles for British Cycling over seven years. Robbie has worked in the sport as a coach, ride leader, instructor and tutor since 2003 and has vast experience across the industry.

Cycling, a £3 billion industry in the UK that is growing, provides a wealth of opportunities – from riding to racing, from bike shops to bike builds, from developing cycling in local communities to coaching on the world stage – or leading and working abroad. There are opportunities for everyone no matter what your cycling experience has been so far. In this class, you will be given an overview of careers available in the cycling industry as well as at British Cycling, then explore education routes and opportunities to help you take your first steps to working in the industry. 

Safeguarding reminder:The safety of your child is of the utmost importance. All of our classes are pre-recorded to remove any concerns around live participation. For reruns of our past live classes, students' webcams and microphones were disabled and only the chat history, if participation was requested, is visible.

Suitable for:

For all students from cycling enthusiasts to those who have never ridden before!

Class requirements:
You will need a laptop or device with internet connection to watch the class, as well as a pen and notepad for taking notes.
What to expect:
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