Professional Bicycle Maintenance Level one and two combined

Students on this course could be eligible for funding help through Welsh Government's Personal Learning Accounts (PLAs). A PLA allows you to access free training on selected courses, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria. Check out our PLA page to see if you can apply.

Course Overview

This course provides full practical training and assessment in the areas of assembly, set-up and ongoing servicing and maintenance, starting at the basics of Professional Bicycle Maintenance level one.

This course includes:

  • Health & Safety in the workshop
  • Gear set-up
  • Tyres and tubes
  • Headsets, gears, rim brakes, hubs & bearings
  • Introduction to disc brakes and hydraulic bleeding
  • Internal hub gears
  • Wheel truing and spoke replacement
  • Wheel building

You will cover the practical elements of Level one and Level two.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements. You should be working or intending to work in the bicycle maintenance industry.

Course Delivery

The course will be delivered in our new specialised facility over two weeks - Monday to Friday.

The course will be externally assessed to Cytech two by an accredited assessor from Activate Cycle Academy, Oxford. This date for the assessment session be given during the training.

Progression Opportunities

We also deliver Advanced E-bike Maintenance courses.

Additional Information

A bicycle and tools will be provided for the duration of the course.

PLA Funding is available to cover the cost of the course, to find out more and to check if you are eligible please visit

Jubilee Court
Course deliverable in Welsh:

Detailed course information

Where and when can I study?

Start Date: Mon 12 Jun 2023 | Course Code: ZA247 STP41 | Cost: £0

Level TBC   Monday to Friday   8.30 - 5pm   2 Weeks   Jubilee Court  

Start Date: Thu 13 Jul 2023 | Course Code: ZA247 STP42 | Cost: £0

Level TBC   Monday to Friday   8.30 - 5pm   2 Weeks   Jubilee Court