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You will have a keen interest in bicycles and how they work. You will be practical and think outside the box to solve problems after all you are an engineer. Being a team player is essentail as is the ability to work on your own
You will learn how to fully service a bicycle which includes:
Brake fitting and adjustment
Fitting chains and cassettes
Threading and fitting bottom brackets
Wrapping bar tape
Fitting tyres and tubes
Understanding all the numbers in the bike world eg ertro's, pcd's, torque settings, tyre pressures,
Fitting various accessories
Eg mudguards, pannier racks, cycle computers
At the end you will be confident in all aspects of bicycle mechanics and can work confidently as a cytech trained engineer.
Job role: Cycle Maintenance Apprentice
Places available: 1
Duration: 12 months
17 Greenhill Parade
40 hours, Mon, Tues, Thu & Fri 9-6, Sat 9-5.30, closed Wed & Sun, 1 hour lunch Mon-Fri, 30 min lunch Sat
A genuine passion/interest in bikes is a must, Hard working, creative thinking, independent, punctual, presentable, good personal hygiene, non smoker - You need to live locally or have a realistic commute, and be willing to undergo a DBS check as your clients will be of all ages.
**3 x GCSEs at grades A*-E (or equivalent) including Maths and English (or predicted)
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