Bikeworks offers part time and full time, City & Guilds “Level 2 Cycle Mechanic” courses. The accredited 10-day course provides an industry standard qualification for professional mechanics.

Who is it for?

The course is for anyone who wants to learn advanced bicycle maintenance, either to further their career in the cycle industry, start a new career, or for cycle enthusiasts.

What does the course cover?

A 10-day level 2 course covers:

  • Repair a cycle puncture
  • Remove and replace a cycle rim brake assembly
  • Carry out a systematic cycle check
  • Remove and replace cycle gear systems
  • Remove and replace cycle hub bearings
  • Remove and replace cycle bottom brackets and cranks
  • Build a cycle wheel
  • Prepare frames and forks for cycle assembly
  • Augment a cycle (fitting accessories)
  • Change a cycle frame
  • Service cycle headsets assemblies
  • Remove and replace cycle braking systems

“The tutor had so much knowledge and it was a great hands on learning experience. I returned to my work with a lot more confidence in my skills.” Emily, City and Guilds Level 2 participant

Course Format

Part Time: Two days per week (usually weekends), for five weeks

Full Time: Monday – Friday

All courses run from 09:00 – 17:00 at either our West or East Training Hub:

West Training Hub: Bikeworks Training Centre, 3 Maxilla Walk, Notting Hill, London W10 6NQ

East Training Hub: Bikeworks Training Centre, Lee Valley VeloPark, Abercrombie Rd, London E20 3AB


The cost of the course is £1,200 (Inc. VAT) and this covers everything but there may be additional charge if you need to retake a module. The cost will depend on how many people need to retake.

There are 2 payment options:

  1. Full payment
  2. £250 deposit to secure your place. The remaining £950 needs to be paid at least 14 days before the course starts.

Please note that the deposit secures your place on the course but it is non refundable if you cancel your place (unless in exceptional circumstances or we can fill your space).

Cancellations due to the new government restrictions due to COVID-19 will result in a full refund or a place on the next available course.

To book onto a course please fill out an enquiry form below.

Upcoming Course Dates

October course (2) – East Training Hub – SOLD OUT

11th – 15th October 2021

18th – 22nd October 2021

Weekend course  – West Training Hub – SOLD OUT

Nov: 13th/14th, 20th/21st, 27th/28th. Dec: 4th/5th, 11th/12th

November course – West Training Hub

15th – 19th November 2021

22nd – 26th November 2021

Booking a course

For more information and to book your place please email


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