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Apprenticeship in Bicycle Mechanics PEDAL ON LIMITED

Great opportunity to join one of the UK’s leading independent cycle specialists and work with some of the leading brands in the industry. Previous experience isn't necessary but a passion for cycling and an interest to learn are essential.

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Closing date: 29 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,379.50 to £18,525.00

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates
  • Working week

    National Minimum Wage, Full time Hours will be 37½ hours per week. You will normally work between the hours of 09:00 and 20:00, as scheduled on the rota. Some evenings. You will never be required to work nights. Some weekends.

    Total hours per week: 37.5

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    06 Jun 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Primary Role

  • Assembling bikes for customers & display
  • Pre Delivery Inspection of sold bikes
  • Packing bikes for delivery
  • Customer bike repairs
  • Warranty inspections and repairs
  • Answering Telephone Enquiries
  • Maintaining a safe, clean and tidy working environment.
  • Support Roles
  • Sales Support
  • Greeting customers
  • Booking Workshop Repairs
  • Answering Telephone Enquiries
  • Tendering transactions on the till
  • Stock maintenance
  • Purchase Orders
  • Receiving deliveries
  • Stock taking

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

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Bicycle Mechanics
Intermediate Level 2
ACT - Cytech online Theory One

ACT - Cytech Technical Two

ACT - Cytech Technical Three

Online ALO study modules

Functional Skills Level 1 or 2 in maths and English

Regular workplace visits by Training Officer/Coach
18 months

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

It’s most likely that we’d offer you a full time position upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Interpersonal, Good Eye for Detail, Mechanical aptitude


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 3-4 (D-C)) Desired

Things to consider

How will you get here; Tadley has good public transport links with Basingstoke but not Reading or Newbury.

About the employer

Established in 1995 by a passionate cyclist, Pedal On has grown into one of the UK's leading independent bicycle specialists and is rated number one on Trustpilot in its sector. Alongside a huge selection of Mountain, Road, Cyclo-Cross and Gravel Bikes we offer a comprehensive selection of clothing and accessories. Pedal On is built on the core values of quality, value and innovation. We are committed to stocking products from the World's leading brands and have selected our portfolio of products based on their technological qualities and their suitability for our customers. We fully support the brands we sell with knowledge and spare parts stock. We believe we are big enough to offer great choice and value but small enough to care about personal requirements. All our staff are cyclists and their experience and knowledge can prove invaluable.








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Training provider



Jenny Hyam


Apprenticeship standard

Bicycle mechanic

Level 2 (GCSE)

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