Apprenticeship in Bicycle Mechanics Highway Cycles

Due to the expansion of our existing business, we are seeking an apprentice bicycle mechanic to work in our new retail location once they have completed their training at our main store. Duties include, identifying problems with a bicycle and discussing solutions with the customer or client.

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40 to £21,673.60

    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

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5:30pm, may work evenings and weekends, exact shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    10 Jul 2023

  • Date posted

    27 Apr 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?


  • Estimate the cost of repairs and give quotes; advising on economic viability
  • Carry out a bicycle service and safety checks
  • Give advice to customers or clients, including the sale of bikes, parts and accessories

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

  • The apprentice will complete the Bicycle Mechanic (level 2/equivalent to GCSE) qualification over a period of 18-months where the training will be delivered in a mix of one day a week and block release.  The training will be delivered at our location in Hertfrod, Hertfordshire

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

  • Once qualified we expect you to become a full-time bicycle mechanic at either of our East Hertfordshire stores

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 3) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 3) Desired

About the employer

Our flagship bicycle shop in Hertford, now open since March 2012, aims to provide you with all of your cycling needs and we stock a wide range of the most popular bike brands, and our dedicated and fully stocked electric bike showroom area is fully stocked with only the very most special, pioneering bike brands. We aim to provide the highest level of professional service, combining our expertise with enthusiasm, and the ability to listen to what the customer really wants. Our dedicated staff are always on hand to offer help and advice when required.


Highway Cycles





SG14 1QN


Adam Simmons


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Training provider


Apprenticeship standard

Bicycle mechanic

Level 2 (GCSE)

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