Apprentice Cycle Mechanic MIKE VAUGHAN LTD

We are looking for someone who is self-motivated, methodical, confident to speak to customers in person and over the phone and eager to work as part of a small team. Onsite and block release training with support from Activate learning.

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Closing date: 31 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £13,312.00 to £23,795.20

    Staff discount after 3 month probationary period

    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

    Working week is Tuesday - Saturday inclusive from 08.30 hours with half an hour for lunch. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    04 Jun 2024

  • Date posted

    6 days ago

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Building and checking new bikes for stock and customers
  • Servicing and repairing customers bikes
  • Liasing with customers
  • Working as part of a small team
  • Maintaining a clean, safe and tidy workshop

The training you will be getting

  • Bicycle Mechanic (Level 2)
  • English and Maths qualifications form a mandatory part of all apprenticeships for those without GCSE Grade 4/C or equivalent.
  • 18 month duration
  • Onsite training supported by Activate Learning 
  • Additional training offsite at Activate Learning facility for two weeks

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • As a fully qualified Mechanic, opportunities for further specialist training.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Logical, Team working


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade Grade 5 or above) Desired

About the employer

Small family run business, working with keen cyclist









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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Bicycle mechanic

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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