New Observers - 2019

Aims of The Potential Observer Training Course

• Give you a flavour of what it means to be an Observer 
• Give the Training Team a guide to your potential as an Observer

Format of Potential Observer Training Course

The Course comprises 4 parts: 
1. Assessed Ride 
2. Theory Test 
3. Attendance at 2 Day Course 
4. 2/3 mentored sessions with your own Associate


1….Assessed Ride

A short (30-60 min) assessment ride accompanied by a senior member of the Training Team. 
You will be required to demonstrate a competent Gold standard ride throughout the assessment.


2….Theory Test

The Theory test will be based on “Roadcraft” and “The Highway Code” 
There will be approx 25 Questions designed to examine your in-depth knowledge of Advanced
Riding Techniques and Skills.


3….2 Day Course

The 2 day Course will comprise both Classroom and on-road training sessions. The Classroom sessions will cover all aspects of the role of an Observer as well as looking at Safety and the importance of Brieifing and Debriefing. 
You will also be asked to demonstrate your ability to give a short (5min) “Lay-by Talk”

Out on the road you will play the role of an observer. Your “associate” will act out a number scenarios enabling you to practice the art of Briefing and Debriefing an associate.

There will be plenty time for discussion and Q&A

At the end of the Course the Course Staff will announce the results and give you any feedback on your performance.


4….Mentored Sessions

These sessions will give you the opportunity to put into practice the skills you learned in part 3 of the Course. You will run the sessions with your Associate but will also have the backup of an experienced member of the Training Team. They will lend support if requested and will then give you feedback at the end of the session.

Course Dates 
Part 1 will be arranged to suit 
Part 2 will be arranged to suit 
Part 3 - Date 8th and 9th June 2019 
Venue - Halford Bridge Inn -Fosse Way, Shipston-on-Stour CV36 5BN 
Part 4 will be arranged to suit.

Further information will be sent out to Candidates

Event Properties

Event Date 08-06-2019 9:00 am
Event End Date 09-06-2019 5:00 pm
Registration Start Date 01-04-2019
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Location Halford Bridge Inn
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