Tag Archives: Cytech

Torq Zone Academy re-accredited by QCTO thanks to Cytech affiliation

Torq Zone Academy, Cytech’s training provider and an institution of vocational training in South Africa, has been re-accredited by the Quality Council for Trades and Occupations (QCTO), for another five years, to offer the National Qualification Framework (NQF) registered bicycle mechanic qualifications and part-qualifications. This significant accomplishment underscores the commitment …

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Evans Cycles launches gold standard mechanic apprenticeship scheme

Evans Cycles has launched an 18 month apprenticeship programme for bicycle mechanics designed to provide aspiring cycle mechanics with the essential knowledge, skills and behaviours required to excel in the field. The programme is conducted in partnership with Activate Cycle Academy with graduates receiving a Level Two apprenticeship qualification and …

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Cytech Training Scotland celebrates first anniversary

Cytech Training Scotland, operated by Bike for Good, is celebrating a year of providing Cytech bicycle maintenance training. Over the past 12 months, the programme has successfully trained 138 individuals, with multiple courses delivered achieving full capacity. Trainees have consistently praised the venue for its professionalism, well-organised training room, and …

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Cytech relaunches theory one with new content on e-bikes and fitting

Cytech, the training and accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians, has relaunched its theory one online learning course delivering an introduction to bicycle maintenance that can be completed anywhere, in the participant’s own time. The newly redesigned course includes a new module on bicycle types, anatomy and fitting, as well as …

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ACT member Balfe’s Bikes begins rolling out Cytech apprenticeships across its stores

ACT member Balfe’s Bikes has started to introduce Cytech apprentices to its stores and upskill existing staff through the Cytech training programme. Luke Simpson recently joined the company’s Kingston Store as a Cytech apprentice through Activate Learning, which Dave Maynard, area manager for Balfe’s Bikes, says is already having a …

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Whistler Adventure School to visit Scotland to advise on careers in adventure tourism

A Canadian Cytech training partner is set to visit Scotland throughout September to advise on careers in adventure tourism. The team from Whistler Adventure School (WAS), which recently became the only centre in Canada accredited to offer Cytech technical three, is to deliver a series of free sessions in Scotland. …

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Bike for Good confirms schedule for Cytech training at Scotland centre

Bike for Good has confirmed its course schedule at their Cytech Training Scotland Centre, offering a range of courses with dates currently running until January 2024. Cytech training, known as one of the bicycle industry’s premier training and accreditation schemes for bicycle mechanics, is dedicated to delivering training and promoting …

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Cytech training provider Activate Cycle Academy supports BBC One Show’s Gift a Bike campaign

Cytech training provider Activate Cycle Academy made it onto BBC TV and radio this week as part of The One Show’s launch of a ‘Gift A Bike For Christmas’ campaign. In conjunction with BBC Radio 2, the campaign is raising awareness of the benefits of restoring and redistributing children’s bikes …

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Glasgow-based cycling charity and social enterprise Bike for Good bringing Cytech training to Scotland

Cytech training Scotland is set to kick off tomorrow, 27th October, at Bike for Good Glasgow. The Glasgow-based cycling charity and social enterprise said it 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 …

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