Mountain-bike Instructor Award Scheme (MIAS) Level 1: 2-day course to obtain basic instrutor's qualification including maintenance, safety, route planning, on & off-road good practice and group management.

The Mountain Bike Leader qualification is the only mountain biking award to have benefited from a recognised qualification, from the NVQ Awarding Body NCFE.

Course Syllabus (pdf)

Further details on the MIAS scheme are available on the MIAS website.


Adventure Plus, Windmill Farm, Clanfield Oxon OX18 2SN


2016 MIAS course has taken place. 2017 dates TBC.


In the region of £220 for candidates external to A+; £120 for A+ registered volunteers. Price quoted does not include meals or accommodation. There may be the opportunity for on site accommoation at an extra cost or you can book in to one of several local B&Bs.

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Biking (MIAS) Assessment

An engaging course covering on and off road safety along with essential biking skills.

MIAS Level 1 Course Participant

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