London training specialists Cycle Systems Academy have announced two new courses and funding streams in partnership with Havering College.
New level two and level three courses are now available, which include the UK’s first workshop on the Shimano’s Di2 groupset.
The level two course covers:
Working safely in a cycle maintenance environment
British Standards relating to the sale of new bicycles
Understanding customer service requirements
Frame and fork technology and headsets
Principles of gear systems
Principles of braking Systems
Principles of cycle hubs, wheels, tubes and tyres
Wheel tensioning and truing
Stripping and rebuilding a geared bike and Pre Delivery Inspection
Dates for this ten-day course are ongoing throughout 2011.
The level three course covers:
Working in a maintenance environment (advanced)
Understanding customer service requirements (advanced)
Principles of people management
Principles of cycle hydraulic braking systems
Principles of cycle fork suspension systems
Principles of full suspension cycle systems
Principles of complex cycle wheel systems and advanced wheel building
Road bike advanced groupset set up and repair- including Campagnolo, Sram, Shimano
and Shimano Di2.
This new level 3 course starts in June and is then ongoing.
There is also a new Hub Gear and Brake two-day course sponsored by Sturney Archer, costing £200+ VAT, with dates available in July and November.
There is currently up to 100 per cent funding available for both VRQ training and for full apprenticeship schemes, including an advanced modern apprenticeship scheme at level 3.
“We are committed to providing the very best cycle maintenance training to both consumers and trade alike,” said Cycle Systems Academt director Sean Lally.
“These new courses with our partners at Havering College ensure that anyone looking to train as a cycle mechanic or simply to gain a better understanding of their bikes, is able to find all they need right here at Cycle Systems Academy.
“With up to 100% funding also being available, there’s never been a better time to train you or your staff up to gain a competitive advantage in the market place.”
Contact Cycle Systems Academy on 020 7608 2577 for details on courses, pricing and government funding for you, your staff or potential new employees. More information can also be found at www.cycle-systems-academy.co.uk