CAN-BIKE Level 4
CAN-BIKE programs boost skills, safety and cycling pleasure. Courses follow curriculum of Cycling Canada Cyclisme. Successful certification is recognized by the Ministry of Transportation in Ontario. Students must bring their own bike helmet, bicycle with a bell, and a bike lock. CAN-BIKE Level 3 is an 8-hour course taught over 4 visits. Students learn the rules of the road, communicating with drivers, traffic theory, and bike handling skills to navigate residential roads. Guided rides take place on quiet streets. CAN-BIKE Level 4 is an 18-hour course taught over multiple visits, typically 3 visits or 6 visits. Students must be 14 years of age or older, and able to ride confidently in traffic on busy streets, and in all weather conditions. Students must pass a Bike Handling Skills test to participate in the guided rides on major streets in traffic. Successful completion of the Bike Handling Skills test, written exam and Road Test will earn CAN-BIKE Certification, which may be used for employment purposes. CAN-BIKE Level 5 is a 24-hour intensive course typically taught over 4 dates, that certifies instructors to teach all levels of CAN-BIKE. Students must have CAN-BIKE Level 4 certification, and the recommendation of a Master Trainer or National Examiner. Students must be at least 16 years old to take the course, but will not be certified until they are 18 years old.