Training providers

Only organisations authorised by the Association of Cycle Traders are able to offer Cytech training courses.

  ATG Training

ATG Training

ATG Training is a large independent training provider with specialised training centres in London, Aylesbury and Stafford (Junction 14, M6).

London - 1 Airdrie Close, London N1 0DT (directions)

Aylesbury - The Future Centre, Smeaton Cl, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire HP19 8SZ (directions)

Stafford - D Tollgate Business Centre, Tollgate Dr, Stafford ST16 3HS (directions)

Over the years the Cytech course programme has been developed and enhanced in line with the industry requirements. This is a particular point of difference that ATG Training specialises in, given its 45 year history of being an employer and demand led training provider.

ATG Training's Cytech technical trainers and assessors are all cycling enthusiasts with years of experience, delivering training that meets the industry's highest standards.

ATG Training have close relationships with the world's finest cycle component manufacturers and distributors, which help them ensure that their training is always up-to-date and professional. ATG Training possesses a record of working closely with employers to deliver high quality vocational training, tailored closely to their needs.

In July 2010 the regulator Ofsted conducted the latest of its regular reviews of the training facilities and methods of ATG Training and recognised that a good overall provision of training was accompanied by outstanding equipment and resources. Further independent recognition of the top flight Cycle maintenance training delivered by ATG Training.

Government funding is available.

Visit the ATG website for more details or call +44 (0) 1296 737 800.

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PJCS One of the original pioneers of Cytech training, Pete Cowling operates a highly professional workshop in Milton Keynes providing Cytech training and accreditation courses to cycle shop employees and members of the public.

Modular and fast-track training and assessment courses are available.

Visit the PJCS website for more details or call +44 (0) 7786 375 431.

  Torq Zone Academy Torq Zone Academy

Cytech technical training is presented in South Africa exclusively by Torq Zone Academy in partnership with the ACT (UK).

Torq Zone Academy is passionate about training and offering the latest up to date, most relevant and best quality cycling related technical programmes.

Visit the Torq Zone Academy website for more details or call +27 (0) 12 667 1890.

Canada Flag  Specialized Canada Inc.

Specialized Canada Inc.Cytech technical training is presented in Canada by Specialized Canada Inc. in partnership with the ACT (UK).

Specialized Canada's SBCU training programs have for the last 11 years provided the best in product, fit and retail training. The addition of Cytech will offer all Canadian retailers the best in technical training and international accreditation.

Fast-track training and assessment courses are available for mechanics already working in retail.

Visit the Specialized Canada Inc. website [Français] [English] for more details or call 1-800-465-8887 ex 223.

Specialized Canada Inc.

  Bicycle Industries Australia BIA

Cytech technical training is presented in Australia by Bicycle Industries Australia (BIA) in partnership with the ACT (UK).

BIA, the leading industry voice on issues directly affecting the industry including regulation, standards, taxation and trade, aims to foster the interests of the industry through the promotion of sound and ethical trading and business practices.

The BIA has become the leading provider of bicycle technician training in Australia with Cytech, utilising a network of high quality facilities and instructors.

TAFE NSW - Padstow, Sydney (website)

The BIA is supported by all major brands in Australia with membership from all major componentry and bicycle brands, ensuring that technicians are provided with the greatest opportunity to participate in quality training and the provision of pathways into the industry.

Visit the Bicycle Industries Australia (BIA) website for more details or call +61 (0) 438 871 271.


ACT's Cytech technical training contracts are only with ATG Training, PJCS, Torq Zone Academy, Specialized Canada Inc. and Bicycle Industries Australia. Only mechanics trained or assessed by these entities can achieve any Cytech qualifications.