Guide Standards

CTONZ members tour guides are required to meet standards as decided on by the CTONZ.

As a base qualification CTONZ member guides should have either ATTTO or SFRITO qualification and must have Cycle 1 bike mechanic competency and first aid qualifications as per below.

Minimum first aid qualification requirements for guides employed by CTONZ members.

Mountain Bike Tours

Road & Cycle Trail Tours

Cycle Tour Guide mechanic skills - On a guided tour, the lead tour guide must be Cycle 1 qualified, it is recommended that they should be Cycle 2 qualified.

Note - Cycle 1 & 2 are internal standards as created by CTONZ.

Cycle 1

Core Focus; Cycle safety & set-up


Cycle 2

Core Focus; Diagnostic & repairs on tour