Bicycle Maintenance

Bicycle Maintenance

45 STUDENTS ENROLLED

Overview

Are you a bicycle owner or looking to kickstart a career in this field? The Bicycle Maintenance course will teach you how to keep your bike running safely to ensure a  smooth ride at all times, with step-by-step guidance on how to care for and maintain each part. It covers the bike inspection process, replacements, cleaning procedures, and much more.

Throughout the course, you will develop your understanding of the inner mechanisms of a bike and the tools required to keep it in excellent condition. Learn how the steering system works and how to adjust the headset, explore common tire issues, and understand how to fix a puncture and other basic maintenance procedures that every qualified bike mechanic should know.

Highlights of the Bicycle Maintenance Course

  • Understand the mechanism and parts of a bike and how they work together
  • Familiarise with the bike maintenance toolkit and learn the correct usage of each tool
  • Know how to carry out a bike inspection and survey it for structural damage
  • Learn how to check the brakes, clean the chain, replace cables and wax the frame
  • Broaden your knowledge of the different types of tyres and tire-related issues
  • Understand how the steering system works and how to adjust the headset
  • Keep your bike in perfect condition and be able to ensure that it is safe to ride
  • Fast track your career online with a recognised qualification in Bike Maintenance

Course design

The course is delivered through our online learning platform, accessible through any internet-connected device. There are no formal deadlines or teaching schedules, meaning you are free to study the course at your own pace.

You are taught through a combination of

  • Text lessons
  • Online study materials

How is the course assessed?

To successfully complete the course you must pass an automated, multiple-choice assessment. The assessment is delivered through our online learning platform. You will receive the results of your assessment immediately upon completion.

Will I receive a certificate of completion?

Upon successful completion, you will qualify for the UK and internationally-recognised professional qualification and you can choose to make your achievement formal by obtaining your PDF Certificate at a cost of £9 and Hardcopy Certificate for £15.

Why study this course

Whether you’re an existing practitioner or aspiring professional, this course will enhance your expertise and boost your CV with key skills and an accredited qualification attesting to your knowledge.

Who is This course for?

This course is for anyone who owns a bike and wants to learn how to maintain and care for it. It is also ideal for aspiring bike technicians and bicycle store assistants. To provide you with ease of access, this course is designed for both part-time and full-time students. You can become accredited in just 20/30 hours, with the freedom to study at your own pace. There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Requirements

The Bicycle Maintenance is open to all, with no formal entry requirements. All you need is a passion for learning, a good understanding of the English language, numeracy and IT, and to be over the age of 16.

Career Path

On successful completion, you will have the practical skills and knowledge to maintain your bike in excellent condition to ensure a safe ride and fast track a career in the following professions:
  • Bike Technician
  • Bicycle Store Assistant
  • Bike Courier
  • Bike Mechanic

Course Curriculum

Bike Maintenance
Module 1: Know Your Bike 00:13:00
Module 2: Must-Haves for Your Toolbox 00:21:00
Module 3: Regular Bike Maintenance 00:27:00
Module 4: Tyre 00:23:00
Module 5: The Wheels 00:19:00
Module 6: The Brakes 00:14:00
Module 7: The Saddle 00:11:00
Module 8: The Chain 00:21:00
Module 9: The Steering System 00:13:00
Module 10: The Gears 00:16:00
Module 11: Pedals and Drivetrain 00:20:00
Module 12: Suspension 00:14:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Bicycle Maintenance 00:30:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Bicycle Maintenance 00:30:00

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