Whether you just want to service your own bike or you have a fleet of bikes to maintain, Calshot will have a VELOTECH course for you. All tools and bikes are provided, however students are welcome to bring their own;great for familiarisation and you'll leave with a fully serviced bike!
All courses are delivered by qualified accredited technicians and approved by the Bicycle Association of Great Britain.
For those completing a course successfully and requiring certification, an additional £25 fee will apply.
An introduction to the basic maintenance and adjustment required to keep a bike in good working order. The course includes wheel assessing, gear set up, brake checks and adjustments, all covered in a very practical and hands on way. No previous experience is required.
£100 (lunch included)
Time:0900 - 1730
If you have a fleet of bikes to maintain or you want to raise your bike maintenance skills to a professional level then this is the course for you. By the end of the course you will be able to fully strip and reassemble a bike (excluding removal of bottom bracket and headset) and replace basic components, such as brakes and gears. No previous experience is necessary however an understanding of bike terminology such as ‘rear derailleur’ is helpful.
£195 Non Residential, Lunches included
Time: 0900 – 1730 first day, 0900 – 1700 second day
The Gold award is perfect for those wanting greater depth to their knowledge. As with the silver award, the course is ideal for those with fleet maintenance responsibilities. The gold award also includes the removal and refitting of a head set and bottom bracket. No previous experience is required however it is beneficial to have the understanding and skills required to fulfil the silver award.
£390 Non Residential (Lunches included)
£430 Residential (includes lunch each day, evening meal and Bed and Breakfast for 3 nights)
Extra Bed and Breakfast £27.50 per night (subject to availability)
Start: 1000 on first day, Finish 1730 on last day. This course has some evening content.
If you have your own group (minimum 4 people) who wish to complete a Velotech course and our published dates are not suitable, please contact us to discuss alternatives.
Velotech courses are suitable for a variety of groups including youth service groups, shop staff and cycle shops.