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Template:Primarysources Bikeability is a national programme for cycle training in England and Wales. It is based on the National Standard for Cycle Training, a UK Government standard run by the Department for Transport and approved by RoSPA, LARSOA, British Cycling, CTC, Sustrans and Cycling England. The Cycle Training Standards Board [1] controls the standard of training of instructors and the standard to which cycle training must be delivered to children and adults.

There are three levels to Bikeability: level 1 (red badge) covers basic bike handling skills and is delivered in a traffic-free environment; level 2 (amber badge) is taught on quiet roads but in real traffic conditions and covers simple manoeuvres and road sense; level 3 (green badge) covers more complex situations and equips the cyclist to handle a wide range of traffic conditions and road layouts.

Bikeability is an all-ages programme. The lower levels replace the Cycling Proficiency programme, which was targeted mainly at children. Levels 2 and 3 correspond to the skills delivered by the US Effective Cycling programme developed by John Forester.

Bikeability is run by Cycling England. In order to be able to use the Bikeability name and to be able to award Bikeability badges, a 'scheme' must be registered by Cycling England. In addition to guaranteeing that its instructors are qualified National Standard Instructors and that training will be delivered according to the National Standard, a scheme must give evidence that it has appropriate insurance, child protection policies and risk assessment processes.

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