Our Level 2 course teaches the essential skills for mechanical excellence.
This course is also ideal for confident home mechanics who want to take their skills to the next level.
About the course
We offer this 5-day course that teach bike mechanics to "Professional Mechanic" standard - the industry standard qualification for professional mechanics.
Who is it for?
Anyone who wants experienced home mechanics looking to take their knowledge to the next level.
What does it cover?
1.Workshop induction, health & safety, tyres tubes and punctures
2. Brakes: remove, replace & configure V-brakes, Cantilever and Dual Pivot rim brake assemblies. Introduction to cable and hydraulic disc brakes
3 - Gears: remove, replace & configure derailleurs, chain, cassette/freewheel, chain set, cables and shifters
4 - Hub bearings: remove, replace & service loose and cartridge bearings
5 - Bottom brackets (adjustable, cartridge & external); cranks; facing bottom brackets
6 - Headset assembly & servicing; facing & reaming the headtube
7 - Wheel Building (Part 1: theory and practice)
8 - Wheel Building (Part 2: build and assessment)
9 - Accessory fitting & systematic bike check
10 – Full bike re-build & final assessments
What should you bring?
We will supply overalls, gloves, workstands, bikes to work on, comprehensive teaching notes and all tools. You will be expected to wear the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) throughout the course. All learners will also get a free copy of the Park Tool Big Blue Book of Bicycle Repair to take away.