Cytech Cycle Maintenance One

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 is designed for cycling enthusiasts and aims to give a good level of mechanical ability to maintain a bicycle.

It will give you the confidence to carry out repairs and servicing whilst also teaching you when you need to see a more experienced trained technician.

The course covers:

  • Headsets
  • Bottom brackets
  • Drive trains
  • Gear set-up
  • Brakes
  • Hubs
  • Tyres & tubes

The Cytech Cycle Maintenance One course is made up of two parts – theory and technical. You will do the theory at home - a link will be sent to you to work through. You will then attend College for the two-day technical training element.

Cytech Cycle Maintenance One Theory covers:

  • Workshop practices
  • Torque / lubrication
  • Tyres and tubes
  • British Standards
  • Pre-delivery inspection
  • Health & Safety
  • Consumer Legislation

One you receive your log in details, there will be study notes to work through before completing multiple choice questions.

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Course Delivery

The course will be delivered in our new specialised facility over two days.

A Cytech assessor will visit our training facility at a later date to carry out the assessment. This date will be given during the training.

Progression Opportunities

You could progress onto Cytech Cycle Maintenance Two.

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 11 Jul 2022 | Course Code: ZA247 STP30 | Cost: £0

Level 1   Mon-Tue   8.30-5pm   1 week   Jubilee Court  

Start Date: Thu 14 Jul 2022 | Course Code: ZA247 STP31 | Cost: £0

Level 1   Thu-Fri   8.30-5pm   1 week   Jubilee Court  

Start Date: Mon 18 Jul 2022 | Course Code: ZA247 STP32 | Cost: £0

Level 1   Mon-Tue   8.30-5pm   1 week   Jubilee Court