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Cycle Systems runs the UK's longest standing and award-winning cycle mechanic training academy and is also a leading provider of high quality mobile cycle mechanic repair services.

Cycle Systems runs the UK's longest standing and award-winning cycle mechanic training academy and is also a leading provider of high quality mobile cycle mechanic repair services. The company has both years of experience servicing bicycles – from critical emergency service support, to multi-site fleet management for corporates and private sector companies, to looking after the cycle commuter’s trusted mode of daily transport.

QCF Level 3 Diploma in Cycle Maintenance and repair

“As an aircraft engineer with over 30 years experience I have attended numerous technical training courses over the years covering a variety of specialist subjects. In my opinion the ability of Cycle Systems to deliver clear, concise instruction in a logical fashion is excellent and I would rate them as providing one of the best tutors I’ve had. Add to this endless patience and the ability to field questions on all cycling matters demonstrates extensive knowledge. Moreover, the tutor’s cheerful friendly demeanor was conducive to learning and made the course a pleasurable experience.”
Phil Simmonds, RAF. October 2012


Cycle Systems is currently looking to take on ten associate mechanics for extension of their services around the UK. For an exciting package that includes training, tool and stock management, operational and technical support – please click this link here for more information


Alongside this, Cycle Systems has developed a second to none reputation for the quality and cutting edge development of the courses it provides. Cycle Systems Academy has trained hundreds of students to live their dream and become a part of the UK’s rapidly growing cycle industry and attracts sponsorship and support from all the industry big names.

The state of the art training academy is simply the best equipped in the country. It caters to all types of students – from military leavers wanting to improve their cycle mechanics or to gain employment in the field, to training staff for industry such as Specialized, Wiggle, Brompton, Serco (the London Cycle Hire Scheme) and Cycle King.

Cycle Systems quality courses will provide you with QCF certification up to the highest – Diploma – level in engineering. Meaning they provide the only course in the UK that can actually be recognised around the world or even used as credits towards a degree in engineering.

Furthermore, office staff at Cycle Systems are also well versed with dealing with ELCAS and the application procedures necessary and are happy to assist you through the process. Give the office on 020 7608 2577 to discuss if you have any questions or for a chat with Technical Director Sean Lally to see how we can help you.

Training includes:

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 brake Systems
Principles of cycle hubs, wheels, tubes and tyres
Wheel lacing
Wheel building
Stripping and rebuilding a geared bike and Pre Delivery Inspection
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 wheelbuilding (Road and MTB)
Road bike advanced groupset set up and repair- including Campagnolo, Sram and Shimano

Associateship Packages Include:

All the above training plus:

Specialist training in Di2, Campagnolo EPS, Hub servicing and Brompton repair
Complete tool package
Stock module
Clothing and branding
Ongoing dedicated technical support from advanced mechanical team at HQ
Operational support – booking, financial, stock control, quality etc
Marketing mentorships and centralised marketing campaigns
Business support
Community – belonging to a credible and high profile brand within the industry

Download the full information pack here

Qualifications offered

QCF VRQ Level Two Certificate in Cycle Maintenance and repair
QCF VRQ Level Three Diploma in Cycle Maintenance and repair
CSA Hub Servicing Certificate                  
CSAWheel BuildingCertificate
CSA Brompton Servicing certificate
Campagnolo EPS Servicing certificate
Shimano Di2 Servicing Certificate


Julia Lally


07726 921002

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1 Western Terrace, Collins Road, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5PP

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