Activate Cycle Academy, England, UK

Activate Cycle Academy, Part of Activate Learning

Activate Cycle Academy (formerly ATG Training), part of the larger education group Activate Learning, has specialist cycle maintenance training centres in Oxford, Guildford, Stafford and Darlington. These state-of-the-art facilities have been specifically set up to serve the UK cycle industry, but their growing reputation has led to them regularly delivering Cytech training to candidates visiting from overseas.

Oxford - The Technology Campus, Cuddesdon Way, Oxford, OX4 6HN (Google directions)

Guildford - Merrist Wood College, Holly Lane, Guildford, GU3 3PE (Google directions)

Stafford (Junction 14, M6) - Tollgate Business Centre, Tollgate Drive, Stafford, ST16 3HS (Google directions)

Darlington - Unit 4, Faverdale Industrial Estate, Roundhouse Rd, Darlington, DL3 0UR (Google directions)

Training cycle mechanics since 2001, over the years the team at Activate Cycle Academy has helped develop Cytech in conjunction with the Association of Cycle Traders (ACT), in line with the industry requirements.

Their vastly experienced team of Cytech trainers and assessors, who are all cycling enthusiasts themselves, will ensure that you only receive the highest level of training and support. You will be working with, training on and using the very latest tools, bikes and equipment from some of the world’s finest bicycle manufacturers and distributors, with which Activate Cycle Academy has close relationships with ensuring that their training is always up-to-date and professional.

Visit the Activate Cycle Academy website for more details or contact them by phone: +44 (0) 1865 550 324 or email:

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Contact details

Phone: 01865 550 324

If preferred you can also send us an email with a few details (i.e. name, contact number and what you would like to know) and we'll get someone to call you back.


Course dates and booking

To find out when courses are run and to book your place, see the calendar here.

Go to ACA Calendar

If your desired course and location isn't available then best thing to do is to sign up to the Activate Cycle Academy mailaing list, found at the bottom of their website, to be informed of when new courses are available.

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Government funding may be available depending on your eligibility.

If you are looking to find out more about apprenticeships and/or to register for one, please get in touch with Activate Cycle Academy or send us an email (this link is for apprenticeship queries only, for everything else use this link here) and someone will get back to you.


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