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Bicycle Repair & Maintenance - Level 3

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Overview

Bicycle Repair & Maintenance – Level 3 is a complete course that will teach you all you need to know about maintaining your bike. It will equip you with the skills that you can use to fix your Bicycle whether you’re home or on a trip.

Bicycle maintaining level 3 will let you get familiarized with the components of different bikes and all the accessories that you need when riding a bike. You will also learn how to improve the performance of your Bicycle so that it stays as good as the day you bought it.

Bicycle maintaining level 3 will enable you to set your workshop at home so that maintaining and upgrading it becomes easier and less costly. The course contains high-quality CGI that will help you learn how to handle each part of your Bicycle in detail.

Why Study at 1Training

1Training is a leading online provider for several accrediting bodies and provides learners with the opportunity to take this exclusive CPD course.  At 1Training, we give our fullest attention to our learners’ needs and ensure they have the necessary information required to proceed with the training.

Learners who register will be given excellent learning support, discounts for future purchases and be eligible for a TOTUM Discount card and Student ID card with amazing offers and access to retail stores, the library, cinemas, gym memberships and their favourite restaurant

Learning outcomes     

  • Become a skilled mechanic
  • Learn the skills of setting up a workshop at home and maintenance tools
  • Getting to know the different types of Bicycles
  • Get to know the components of a bicycles
  • Replacing and upgrading parts

Key Features

Gain an accredited UK qualification

Access to excellent quality study materials

Learners will be eligible for TOTUM Discount Card

Personalized learning experience

One year’s access to the course

Support by phone, live chat, and email

  • Learners should be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy.
  • A sound educational background is recommended

In order to pass the course ‘Bicycle Repair & Maintenance – Level 3 ‘, learners will complete an online quiz which will be immediately marked, with learners knowing right away whether they’ve passed the test.

Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the Certificate for ‘Bicycle Repair & Maintenance – Level 3’ by CPD.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months of access to the online learning portal from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the sessions at any time.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high-quality education. CPD is committed to the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

Career Path & Progression

The Certificate for ‘Bicycle Repair & Maintenance – Level 3’ will improve your candidature for a number of jobs across multiple sectors.  You can study further related courses that will open the door to new and exciting opportunities and enhance your expertise in this subject, and add this as a skillset on your resume. Your skills will be recognised by leading employers and top organisations that will enable you to land a generous-paying job, plenty of benefits and a wide array of opportunities. Given below are job titles you can compete for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.glassdoor.com.

  • Bicycle Mechanic- £26K (approximately)
  • Bicycle Technician – £21K
  • Learners should be over the age of 16 and have a basic understanding of English, ICT and numeracy.
  • A sound educational background is recommended

In order to pass the course ‘Bicycle Repair & Maintenance – Level 3 ‘, learners will complete an online quiz which will be immediately marked, with learners knowing right away whether they’ve passed the test.

Upon the successful completion of the course, you will be awarded the Certificate for ‘Bicycle Repair & Maintenance – Level 3’ by CPD.

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months of access to the online learning portal from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the sessions at any time.

Awarding Body

CPD is a leading awarding body in the United Kingdom that meets an excellent standard of high-quality education. CPD is committed to the enhancement of proficiency and personal skills in order to develop learners’ skills and abilities. CPD ensures that both practical and academic qualifications assist individuals to re-skill or up-skill and maintain a competitive advantage in their chosen industry.

Career Path & Progression

The Certificate for ‘Bicycle Repair & Maintenance – Level 3’ will improve your candidature for a number of jobs across multiple sectors.  You can study further related courses that will open the door to new and exciting opportunities and enhance your expertise in this subject, and add this as a skillset on your resume. Your skills will be recognised by leading employers and top organisations that will enable you to land a generous-paying job, plenty of benefits and a wide array of opportunities. Given below are job titles you can compete for, along with the average UK salary per annum according to https://www.glassdoor.com.

  • Bicycle Mechanic- £26K (approximately)
  • Bicycle Technician – £21K
Course Curriculum Total Units : 128
1. Channeling Your Inner Grease Monkey
1.1 Channeling Your Inner Grease Monkey
1.2 Before, During, and After Your Ride
1.3 Performing Maintenance
1.4 Monthly Maintenance
1.5 Annual Maintenance
2. Bike Physiology Understanding How Your Bike Works
2.1 Bike Physiology Understanding How Your Bike Works
2.2 Getting Your Bearings
2.3 Don’t Screw This Up: the Threading System
2.4 When Fasteners Come Loose
2.5 Shopping for Threaded Fasteners
2.6 Considering How Cables Control a Bike
2.7 Gearing Up
2.8 Making Sure You Don’t Get Derailed
2.9 The Quickest Release in the West
3. Setting Up Shop Repairing Your Bike at Home
3.1 Setting Up Shop Repairing Your Bike at Home
3.2 Tools of the Trade
3.3 Assembling Your Bike-Tool Starter Kit
3.4 Lubricants, Cleaners, and Degreasers
3.5 Specialized Tools for Advanced Bike Jobs
3.6 Setting Up Shop
4. Making Like MACGYVER Handling
4.1 Making Like MACGYVER Handling
4.2 Repairing a Bent Rim
4.3 Replacing a Broken Spoke
4.4 Fixing Flats and Torn Tires
4.5 Repairing a Broken Chain
4.6 Extracting a Jammed Chain
4.7 Dealing with the Derailleur
4.8 Checking the Alignment
4.9 The All-Purpose Repair Tool: Duct Tape
5. Help When You Need Professional Assistance
5.1 Help When You Need Professional Assistance
5.2 What to Look for in a Bike Shop
5.3 Shopping for a Used Bike
5.4 Recognizing the Repairs you Need Help with
5.5 Working on Suspension
6. Burning Rubber Tires and Tubes
6.1 Burning Rubber Tires and Tubes
6.2 Why Flat Tires Happen to Good People
6.3 Removing the Tire or at Least Half of it
6.4 When It’s More Than Just a Flat
6.5 Coming to a Screeching Halt: When you Get Another Flat Right Away
7. Hugging the Curb the Wheel
7.1 Hugging the Curb the Wheel
7.2 The Spin on Wheels
7.3 Inspecting the Wheels for Problems
7.4 Repairing Dents in the Rim
7.5 Hubba-Hubba: Working on the Hubs
8. Stopping Short the Brakes
8.1 Stopping Short the Brakes
8.2 Inspecting the Brakes
8.3 Installing Brakes
8.4 Adjusting Brakes
8.5 Centering and Tensioning Brakes
8.6 Adjusting Brake Tension
8.7 Centering Your Brakes
8.8 Replacing Brake Cables
9. Taking Your Seat Saddles and Seat Posts
9.1 Taking Your Seat Saddles and Seat Posts
9.2 Saddle Up! Types of Saddles
9.3 Getting Comfortable in the Saddle
9.4 Removing and Installing a Saddle
9.5 Adjusting the Saddle Fore, aft, and Height
9.6 Suspension Seat Posts
10. Hitting the Links the Chain
10.1 Hitting the Links the Chain
10.2 Recognizing what can Go Wrong with the Chain
10.3 Keeping it Simple: Cleaning and Lubricating Your Chain
10.4 Measuring Your New Chain
10.5 Reassembling Your Chain
11. Gearing Up Freewheels and Cassettes
11.1 Gearing Up Freewheels and Cassettes
11.2 The Dirt on Freewheels and Cassettes
11.3 The Best Things Come in Packages: the Cassette
11.4 Removing Individual the Cogs on a Freewheel or Cassette
11.5 Installing a Freewheel or Cassette
12. Holding it all Together the Frame and Suspension
12.1 Holding it all Together the Frame and Suspension
12.2 What to Look for in a Frame
12.3 Types of Frame Materials
12.4 Inspecting Your Frame
12.5 Maintaining Your Frame
13. Putting the Pedal to the Metal the Drivetrain
13.1 Putting the Pedal to the Metal the Drivetrain
13.2 Putting the Pedal to the Metal
13.3 Crank It Up! Working on the Crankset and Bottom Bracket
13.4 Removing and Installing a Cotterless Crankset
13.5 Removing and Installing a Cartridge Bottom Bracket
14. Dropping it Into Gear the Shifting System
14.1 Dropping it Into Gear the Shifting System
14.2 Demystifying Derailleurs
14.3 The Rear Derailleur
14.4 Removing the Rear Derailleur
14.5 Adjusting the Rear Derailleur
14.6 Cleaning the Rear Derailleur
14.7 The Front Derailleur
14.8 Removing a Front Derailleur
14.9 Adjusting the Front Derailleur
14.10 The Derailleur Cable
15. Turning on a Dime the Steering System
15.1 Turning on a Dime the Steering System
15.2 Gimme a Hand: Types of Handlebars
15.3 Delving Deeper: Handlebar Options
15.4 Getting Your Head around This: the Headset
16. An Ounce of Preventive Maintenance
16.1 An Ounce of Preventive Maintenance
16.2 Assembling an Emergency Tool Kit
16.3 Giving Your Bike the Once-Over: A Pre-Ride Inspection
16.4 Giving Your Bike a Lube Job
16.5 Storing Your Bike
17. Regular Bike Maintenance
17.1 Regular Bike Maintenance
17.2 Surveying Your Bike for Structural Damage
17.3 Examining the Chain, Cogs, and Chainrings
17.4 Replacing the Handlebar Grips or Tape
18. Ten (Or So) Steps to Take Before You Ride
18.1 Ten (Or So) Steps to Take Before You Ride
18.2 Take a Road Safety Skills Class
18.3 Adjust the Handlebars
18.4 Adjust the Saddle
18.5 Check Tire Pressure
18.6 Check the Brakes
18.7 Look for Looseness
18.8 Check the Wheels
18.9 Grab Your Toolkit
1810 Wear Your Helmet and Gloves
18.11 Improve Your Visibility
19. Ten Considerations in Fitting Your Bike
19.1 Ten Considerations in Fitting Your Bike
19.2 Considering Crank Arm Length
19.3 Resisting the Temptation to Tilt Your Saddle
19.4 Looking at the Saddle Fore and Aft
19.5 Choosing the Right Saddle Type
19.6 Focusing on Frame Dimensions
19.7 Getting a Handle on Handlebar Style
20. Ten Ways to Improve the Performance and Comfort of Your Bike
20.1 Ten Ways to Improve the Performance and Comfort of Your Bike
20.2 Upgrading Your Wheels and Tires
20.3 Ramping Up Your Rear Derailleur
20.4 Beefing Up Your Bearings
20.5 Pumping Up Your Pedals
20.6 A Shoe-in: Choosing the Best Shoes for the Job
20.7 Saddle Up! Taking Your Saddle To Upgrading Your Handlebars the Next Level
20.8 Boosting Your Brake Levers
20.9 Taking Your Clothing Up a Notch
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