This course is equally suited to people already working in the cycle industry who want an internationally recognised qualification or keen cyclists interested in taking their maintenance or bike building skills to the next level. To book / for more information click here. Rothar provides the City & Guilds accredited training course in bike mechanics. This course is equally suited to people already working in the cycle industry who want an internationally recognised qualification or keen cyclists interested in taking their maintenance or bike building skills to the next level. All training takes place in our training centre at 131 - 133 Francis st, Dublin 8.
Course Content Overview
Unit 1: Introduction, Health & Safety, Parts of a Bike, Workshop Etiquette, Tyres, Tubes & Puncture Repair
Unit 2: Remove and Replace a Cycle Rim Brake Assembly
Unit 3: Transmission - Remove & Replace a Cycle Gear Assembly
Unit 4: Service Cycle Hubs, cup & cone and sealed cartridge
Unit 5: Servicing Headset Assemblies including frame preparation
Unit 6: Service Bottom Bracket & Cranks including frame prep
Unit 7: Wheel Building
Unit 8: Wheel Building Cont’d
Unit 9: Augment a Cycle & Systematic Cycle Check
Unit 10: Strip and Rebuild, Full change of a cycle frame
We run two types of courses.
1. An intensive course - 4.5 hours a day (9am-1.30pm) for 8 days
2. An evening one as 3 hours per evening (6pm-9pm), two days a week for 7 weeks (42 hours)
A deposit must be paid upon booking of the course.
The full amount is due to be paid one week before the course starts.
All fees must be paid before the start of the course.
If attendance is cancelled:
- With more than 2 weeks notice (14 days) before start learners receive a full refund
- With less than 2 weeks notice, learners will receive a 50% refund of cost of course
- Less than 1 week refund will not be provided.
Rothar and Bridge (ChangeWorks training) reserve the right to cancel or postpone a training class if necessary. If the training is cancelled, the learner is entitled to a full refund.
Minimum attendance to open a class: 3 people
SOCIAL WELFARE TRAINING ALLOWANCE:
This course is approved by the Social Welfare ‘Back To Work Allowance Scheme’. For more see their website or call your local SW office. As the bike industry in Ireland is flourishing there are opportunities within this field for certified bike mechanics. Here at ICTT we are happy to assist those on this work scheme in attaining a place on this course.