Employability Courses

Bikeworks relaunched its accredited City & Guilds L1 Employability course in 2020, to residents aged 18 years+, who live in Tower Hamlets, Newham, Hackney, and Waltham Forest.

Focused on supporting people with disabilities, long-term health conditions, and mental health support needs, in a friendly and supportive environment.

The L1 Employability course takes place over 4-8 weeks, dependent on your learning needs, usually over two days a week.

One day is spent learning with our friendly and experienced Tutor. The second day is designed to demonstrate the learning through participation at our All Ability Cycling Clubs – these take place in Victoria Park and the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, east London.

The content of the course is designed to increase your confidence and skills required in the workplace. Including communication skills, teamwork, health and safety, and more. Mixing practical delivery and learning in a friendly and supportive environment.

Participants will come away with a:

  • Level 1 City and Guilds Employability Qualification
  • Work Experience or Volunteering at our Cycling Clubs
  • Free access to the Bikeworks All Ability Cycling Clubs

For participants with learning support needs, we adapt our delivery to your needs.

The Level 1 City and Guilds Employability Qualification will cover:

404 Effective communication
411 Working as part of a team
413 Safe learning in the workplace
424 Introduction to health and safety awareness in the workplace
438 Supporting others
441 Rights and responsibilities in the workplace
460 Introduction to working with vulnerable adults

To apply or refer someone on the programme, please fill in an application form:

Our Employment & Skills Programme is