Basic e-Bike Maintenance

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 e-bike cycling enthusiasts and aims to give you the skills to prepare bikes safely for riding and to fix the most common problems that occur during the course of a ride.

On this Basic Maintenance Course, you will learn:

  • Pre-ride equipment checks
  • Degreasing, cleaning and lubrication
  • Brakes – cable adjustment and pad adjustment and replacement
  • Gears – indexing, cable adjustment, limit adjustment
  • Transmission – chain repair and replacement
  • Headset adjustment
  • Wheels – punctures, tyre repair
  • Emergency repairs – dealing with what can go wrong during a ride

Entry Requirements

No formal entry requirements are needed.

Course Delivery

The course will be delivered in our new specialised facility.

Delivery will be in the evening or over a short number of days starting from September 2021.

Progression Opportunities

If you are interested in gaining a formal qualification, you can progress onto a Cytech Technical e-bike course.

Additional Information

Bicycles 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: Fri 24 Jun 2022 | Course Code: ZA247 STP22 | Cost: £0

Level TBC   Fri   8:30 - 4pm   7 hours   Jubilee Court  

Start Date: Mon 10 Oct 2022 | Course Code: ZA247 STP17 | Cost: £0

Level 1   mon   9.30 - 4pm   1Day   Jubilee Court