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Cytech to deliver seminars at Cycle Show 2023, opening this Friday 21st April

Cytech are attending the Cycle Show and will be demonstrating key practices in bike maintenance that are useful for both the trade and public.

17 Apr 2023, more…

Just over a week to go until The Cycle Show 2023, celebrating 20 years

Cytech, the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians, will be joined by training providers Activate Cycle Academy and Spokes People when the...

12 Apr 2023, more…

iceBike* 2023 South opens its doors tomorrow, ACT to be joined again by new service partner Tyl by NatWest

With the North edition having closed its doors only a couple of days ago, we are again readying ourselves to meet with members at the South edition of iceBike* 2023 at The Tobacco Dock in London...

8 Mar 2023, more…

Just over a week to go until iceBike* 2023 opens it's doors, ACT to exhibit with service partners

The ACT will be joined by key service partners when leading trade show iceBike* returns as an in-person event for the first time since 2020 on Sunday 5th March and Monday 6th March at the...

23 Feb 2023, more…

Speak with Cytech about your mechanic training needs at iceBike* 2023

Cytech, the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians, will be at next month’s iceBike* 2023 shows at the Manchester Velodrome and at...

21 Feb 2023, more…

Registration for members of the trade for the 2023 Cycle Show in London is now open

Taking place from 21st-23rd April 2023 at the iconic Alexandra Palace venue in North London, The Cycle Show brings together a variety of exhibitors from the cycle and e-mobility sectors, aimed...

2 Feb 2023, more…

Cytech Scotland delivery in full swing providing skills and training to the market

Glasgow-based cycling charity Bike for Good, which is responsible for delivering the internationally renowned Cytech training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians and enthusiasts in...

2 Feb 2023, more…

European Bicycle industry calls for ban on sale, application and use of e-bike tampering equipment

Under the banner of CONEBI, the Confederation of the European Bicycle Industry,15 national bicycle industry associations and 68 companies have become signatories to a self-commitment to prevent...

25 Jan 2023, more…

Glasgow cycling groups receive £160,000 boost to promote biking across the city

As Glasgow gears up to host the 2023 UCI Cycling World Championships, community groups have been given a share of more than £160,000 to boost bike use in the city.

23 Jan 2023, more…

Cytech share advice through Cycle Show blog

Cytech are gearing up to exhibit at this year's Cycle Show once again at Alexandra Palace, providing practical advice and answering any questions visitors may have about working on their bikes.

4 Jan 2023, more…

Cytech training Scotland Kick-Off on the 27th October at Bike For Good Glasgow in the West End Hub

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Cytech training Scotland Kick-Off on the 27th October at Bike For Good Glasgow in the West End Hub

Posted on 25 Oct 2022

Cytech training Scotland Workshop

Glasgow, Scotland - Bike for Good is proud to bring the internationally recognised training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians to Scotland for the first time. The first Cytech training Scotland course takes place on the 27th October with the 2-day Technical one.

Cytech technical one is the foundation of all the Cytech technical courses and ensures candidates develop core competencies in skills fundamental to professional cycle maintenance. Technical one is intended to be the minimum standard to which all mechanics should work and includes theory and practical training and assessment in the following areas:

  • Health & Safety
  • Workshop practices
  • Conforming to British Standards
  • Pre-delivery inspection
  • Adjustment, set-up & frame alignment
  • Torque wrench settings
  • Lubricants & greases
  • Tyres & tubes
  • Consumer Protection Act

Cytech training courseHow long is the course? There are two parts to Cytech technical one, both need to be completed to receive the full Technical one qualification.

Theory one can be completed as a distance learning course from the comfort of your own home and you will receive a Cytech technical one - theory certificate when you pass.

To celebrate this important milestone in Bike for Good’s history, they’re offering £45 off Theory one when booked with a Technical one – practical course. Both industry professionals and enthusiasts can start their Cytech Journey in Scotland today!

Visit the Cytech training Scotland website https://scotland.cytech.training for more details, or contact the Bike for Good Cytech training Scotland team on +44 141 248 5409 or e-mail: cytech.admin@bikeforgood.org.uk

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