City & Guilds Level 2 – Certificate in Cycle Mechanics


This 10-day course aims to provide learners with the concepts, knowledge and skills required to service and repair bicycles.

The delivery mode of the programme will be workshop-based, allowing participants to learn while doing using industry-standard equipment and tools.

Learners will undertake practical work on bicycles, under supervision instructed by the tutor. They will also carry out tests under supervision as part of their learning experience (following all COVID-19 guidelines).


  • Repair a bicycle puncture
  • Remove and replace a bicycle rim brake assembly
  • Carry out a systematic bicycle check
  • Remove and replace bicycle gear systems
  • Remove and replace bicycle hub bearings
  • Remove and replace bicycle bottom brackets and cranks
  • Build a bicycle wheel
  • Prepare frames and forks for bicycle assembly
  • Augment a bicycle
  • Change a bicycle frame
  • Service bicycle headsets assemblies
  • Remove and replace bicycle braking systems
  • Manual Handling Training


  • SEPT – 20/9, 22/9, 27/9, 29/9,
  • OCT – 4/10, 6/10, 11/10, 13/10, 18/10, 20/10


This programme is 100% funded through Skills Connect for eligible unemployed / under-employed individuals.

Delegates must fulfil the Skillnet Ireland definition of the above, outlined here.


COVID-19 compliance has been implemented at the Cycle Mechanics training facility, which requires the following cooperation from learners who are accepted onto the programme:

  1. All trainees expressing an interest in this programme will be asked to complete a questionnaire [based on the return to work questionnaire]. Only those answering satisfactorily will be allocated a space on the programme.
  2. Contact details of all trainees accepted onto the programme, shall be kept on record at the training facility in the event that contact-tracing is required.
  3. Trainees accepted onto the programme will be required to use sanitizer provided at the training facility, and be temperature checked.
  4. Trainees accepted onto the programme will be required to report to the workshop entrance at rear of the building and, following temperature checking, will be directed to their workstation, maintaining a 2m distance at all times.
  5. In the workshop, each individual workstation will be allocated individual bottles of sanitizer, gloves and paper towels which must be used regularly.
  6. Each learner accepted onto the programme will be provided with individual Personal Protective Equipment which must be worn correctly at all times.
  • City & Guilds Level 2 - Certificate in Cycle Mechanics
    20th September 2021
    9:30 am - 3:30 pm
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