VELOTECH TRAINING

VELOTECH TRAINING

The Velotech Awards are accredited awards aligned with the National Qualification Framework.

The Velotech courses range from training and assessment in basic bicycle maintenance-the Red, White, Blue and Bronze Awards; to the Silver and Gold courses, which provide training and assessment in bicycle mechanics to Industry standard level. The Silver course is a pre-requisite for going onto the Gold course. The Velotech courses are run by Donald Cameron, Velotech trainer for Glasgow and West Scotland.

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These courses are run at Cycleform training Centre, in Glasgow, but we also operate as a mobile training unit and can run courses at customers’ venues.

During the course the candidates are shown how to perform each task, then led through the procedure, and finally have to carry out the task unaided to demonstrate that they understand the procedure and can carry it out in a safe and competent manner.

VELOTECH BRONZE AWARD

The Bronze Award is aimed at cycle trainers and covers the basics you need to be able to adjust your participants' bikes while delivering cycle training sessions whether these are playground based, guided rides or off-road mountain biking. The course covers lubrication, adjustment and inspection and you can progress on to the Silver level course.

  • £150 (per participant)

    1 day course (7 hrs) for between 4 & 6 participants per course.
    Velotech Bronze courses are pre-arranged.
    Please contact us on 07900241753 for details.

VELOTECH SILVER AWARD

The Silver Award course focuses on adjusting and maintaining bike components. Topics covered include tools and lubricants, brake and gear set-up, headsets, hubs, bottom brackets, wheel-truing, and workshop safety. Silver is a pre-requisite for going onto the Gold course.

  • £300 (per participant)

    Duration - 2 days
    Class size - between 4 & 6 participants per course.

Upcoming Dates for Velotech Silver Award Training:

Thurs 16th & Fri 17th Aug
Mon 11th & Tues 12th Sept

Course pre-requisites

Candidates for this course need to have a good knowledge of bicycle anatomy, lubricants, wheel replacement, tyres, tubes, gear cables, and indexing.

Course Content

The course covers the following:

  • Workshop safety.
  • Tools and lubricants.
  • Brake set-up.
  • Bottom bracket.
  • Hubs.
  • Headsets.
  • Gears.
  • Wheel truing.

This course certifies candidates to be able to adjust, rather than assemble bike components.

All equipment including bikes, bike stands, tools and aprons are supplied.

VELOTECH GOLD AWARD

The Gold Award trains candidates to be able to fully adjust and assemble bike components. This course is predominantly aimed at people who work in or wish to work in the bike industry.

  • £300 (per participant)

    Duration - 2 days
    Class size - between 4 & 6 participants per course.

Upcoming Dates for Velotech Gold Award Training:

Thurs 23rd & Fri 24th Aug
Mon 17th & Tues 18th Sept

Course Pre-requisites

Candidates need to have a good knowledge of maintaining various types of bikes. Candidates are required to have attained the Velotech Silver Award. Silver is a pre-requisite level for undertaking the Gold course.

Course Content

The Gold course trains candidates to be able to:

  • Fully adjust, replace, and assemble bike components.
  • Wheel truing and spoke replacement is covered in more detail than in the Silver course.

 

All equipment including bikes, bike stands, tools and aprons are supplied.

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Please note that the Velotech Bronze Award courses are pre-arranged. Please contact us on 07900241753 for details.

Velotech Silver Training Dates:  Thurs 16th & Fri 17th Aug - Mon 11th & Tues 12th Sept

Velotech Gold Training Dates: Thurs 23rd & Fri 24th Aug - Mon 17th & Tues 18th Sept

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