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EuroVelo Route Inspectors' Trainings

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Every year, the ECF offers a training session for future EuroVelo Route Inspectors. The participants learn how to survey cycling routes using the methodology and software provided by the ECF. The training courses are based on the European Certification Standard (ECS) for long-distance cycle routes.

EuroVelo Route Inspectors' Training 2024

The next EuroVelo Route Inspectors Training will take place in April 2024.

Do not hesitate to write to [email protected] or subscribe to the EuroVelo Newsletter to receive more information on the 2024 training: register to the newsletter.

This training uses the new version of the ECS app, updated in 2020-2021, and presents the updated methodology. The costs amount to 125€ for NECC/Cs' members and 375€ for other participants and include the catering as well. Costs for bicycle rental will be added separately.

In addition to this in-person training, an online refreshment course is organised every year in February, at the attention of EuroVelo Route Inspectors who completed a training on the European Certification Standard (ECS) prior to 2020. Since the ECS methodology and application have been updated in 2020-2021, the refreshment course covers the changes and updates that EuroVelo Route Inspectors should be aware of.

EuroVelo Route Inspectors are requested to take a refreshment course at the latest 5 years after earning their certificate, in order to remain on the List of Official Inspectors.

EuroVelo Routes Inspectors Training 2019, Brussels

The European Certification Standard (ECS)

ECS logo
European Certification Standard Logo

The ECS can be used to:

  • Officially certify EuroVelo routes, i.e. routes that are very well developed, such as the EuroVelo 15 – Rhine Cycle Route, first fully-certified EuroVelo route.
  • Survey EuroVelo routes to get a clear idea of the route development level, analyse the current situation and assess needed investments to improve the route conditions.
  • Survey other national/regional cycle routes to assess the situation and prepare action planning tailored to the national/regional needs and goals.

You will find more information on the ECS, as well as downloadable manuals and annexes, on the European Certification Standard page.

EuroVelo Route Inspectors

Official EuroVelo Route Inspectors have all participated in a mandatory ECS training.

The following list contains the contact details of the official EuroVelo Route Inspectors who agreed to be named on this website:

List of Official EuroVelo Route Inspectors

N.B.: Only those Official Route Inspectors who have requested to be displayed on the list are available here. If you want to update this information, to be added or removed, please contact [email protected].

Requesting more information

Please subscribe to the EuroVelo Newsletter to stay up to date with the location, precise date, costs, etc. of the next training session. If you are interested in a training session, please send an email to [email protected].

Past EuroVelo Route Inspectors Trainings

2023 EuroVelo Route Inspectors Training Course

2022 EuroVelo Route Inspectors Training Course

2021 EuroVelo Route Inspectors Training Courses:

2019 EuroVelo Route Inspectors Training Course

2018 EuroVelo Route Inspectors Training Course

2017 EuroVelo Route Inspectors Training Course

2016 EuroVelo Route Inspectors Training Course