Who is the course for?
This course is ideal for those with a keen interest in motorcycles wishing to develop an understanding and skills in the servicing, repair and maintenance of your own motorcycle.
What does the course involve?
Learners will undertake separate tasks each week to develop their knowledge and practical competence in Health and Safety, Tools and equipment and General maintenance. Specifics covered during the course include:
- Engine servicing
- Fuel systems
- Ignition systems
- Cooling system and checks
- Braking and suspension systems checks and adjustments
- Wheel and tyre checks and adjustments
- Transmission checks and adjustments
- Electrical systems
- Control cables
What makes this course special?
The course takes place in a purpose built workshop providing a realistic working environment with excellent up to date facilities. Learners will work in pairs using a college motorcycle and engine. The course is flexible and the content adaptable to the needs of the group.
Everyone within the workshops need to wear steel toe capped boots and overalls.
What are the assessment methods?
This is a non-qualification course but you will complete a range of basic practical tasks and given detailed feedback.
How long is the course?
The course is run over a 7 week period.
What are the College attendance requirements?
The learner will need to attend one three hour evening session per week to be held on a Tuesday.
Are there any additional costs for the course?
All learners will need to provide their own overalls in which to work and a pair of sturdy steel toe capped boots.
What are the progression options?
There are potential progression routes for further study within college including an evening Intermediate Motorcycle Maintenance course.