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Riding and Road Safety New Trainers Course

13 June 2013


The Riding and Road Safety Trainers’ Course 2013

This is a robust and high quality course that ensures trainers are are up-to-date with current methods, maintain high standards and train candidates consistently.

This comprehensive course also offers trainers security through official recognition of their role, as well as a number of exclusive benefits.


• A professional British Horse Society accreditation
• A full day’s training given by experienced and qualified presenters
• A comprehensive training manual, CD ROM, Riding and Roadcraft manual, and Highway Code
• A certificate card confirming your approval as a BHS Riding and Road Safety Trainer (valid for two years)
• Inclusion on the Riding and Road Safety trainers register (including free listing on our website)
• Training every two years.

Am I eligible to become a Riding and Road Safety trainer?

You must hold a valid Safeguarding and Protecting Children certificate (Sport England or BHS) and a relevant first aid certificate (full three-day First Aid at Work or BHS) before attending this course. If you are already a Riding and Road Safety trainer, you have until the end of 2013 to gain these certificates.

To become a trainer you must hold the above certificates and hold a Full Driving Licence and have already passed your Riding and Road Safety test. You also need to be one of our Gold members. You then need to attend one of our full day training courses.

Once accredited, you’ll hold a valid certificate card for two years. Once you’ve become a trainer, you must attend a Continual Professional Development (CPD) refresher day every two years to maintain your accredited status.

The cost of the course is £116.

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