• Level 2
  • Reference 600/5835/3
  • Total Qualification Time 200
  • Guided Learning Hours 103
  • Subject Area Specialist
  • Type Cycles

Who is it suitable for?

This L2 qualification is aimed at learners who wish to develop understanding and skills in the building, servicing, repair and maintenance of cycles. This qualification also suits individuals with a keen leisure interest in cycles


This qualification includes mandatory units (those considered essential for learners to achieve). Additional units are also included to offer learners the option of continuing and broadening their studies in specific areas of interest. Learners will develop their knowledge of how to:

  • complete a cycle check.
  • complete a puncture repair.
  • remove and replace gear assembly, rim brake assembly, hub bearings, bottom brackets, cranks and gear systems.
  • build a cycle wheel.
  • prepare frames and forks.
  • augment a cycle.
  • change a cycle frame.
  • service headset assemblies.

Learners also have the option to develop their knowledge of how to remove and replace braking systems, and tubular & tubeless tyres


The skills and knowledge acquired can be used for career progression into the cycle maintenance and repair sector.


The assessments for this qualification have a practical focus and combine various assessment styles/methodologies in order to suit the content, and the levels of units, contained within it.

Want to know more?

Please contact an IMI approved centre.

View this qualification on the Register of Regulated Qualifications


Documentation for IMI Centres

Find more information and documentation in IMI Connect

Start Date: Wed, 01/08/2012
End Date: Thu, 31/12/2026
Certificate End Date: Sun, 31/12/2028

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