Tag Archives: training

Government cash incentives rise for employers taking on new apprentices

The Government has introduced new funding grants during the pandemic for employers taking on new apprentices, in addition to pre-existing incentives in place – meaning that they could now receive up to £4,000 per apprentice. The additional apprenticeship financial incentives were first announced by Chancellor Rishi Sunak back in July 2020 …

Read More »

Velotech Cycling to re-open Stoke-on-Trent training workshops

Velotech Cycling will be re-opening the main training workshops in Stoke-on-Trent from 20th April, with COVID-19 control measures in place to protect students and staff. All students have their ‘own’ complete complement of tools which are wiped down three times daily, benches and flat surfaces likewise, smaller candidate numbers and …

Read More »

Cytech workshops re-open with increased safety measures

Cytech training centre workshops are once again open and able to deliver courses from this week, after over two months of being unable to deliver in-person practical training. Both Activate Cycle Academy (ACA) and PJCS are looking forward to welcoming trainees back through their doors. Cytech said it takes the …

Read More »

Magura now offering online training with launch of new webinar platform

Magura Bosch Parts and Services is now offering a new online alternative to in-person training with the launch of its webinar platform. The company will be offering online seminars that are tailored to the needs of dealers. The topics will include service, advice on sales promotions and exclusive presentations of …

Read More »

Bosch eBike Systems’ MY21 online training courses now available to dealers

Two online training courses from Bosch eBike Systems for the 2021 model year are now available to dealers. – Basics: The Bosch eBike system (duration approximately 110 minutes) – Model year 2021: New Features (duration approximately 45 minutes) The online Basics training course will provide an overview of Bosch eBike …

Read More »

Bosch eBike Systems to begin 11th season of retailer training this year

Bosch eBike Systems is set to begin the 11th training season for retailers on 12th October. With more than 320 dates in 14 countries, and for the first time also in the Czech Republic, e-bike retailers will be able to expand their knowledge about the Bosch eBike Systems product range, …

Read More »

Activate Cycle Academy’s new Cytech training facility opens

The new cycle mechanics training facility at Merrist Wood College in Guildford has opened, with courses being delivered from today. The new workshop, managed by Cytech training provider Activate Cycle Academy (ACA), will deliver cycle maintenance training to the bicycle trade across the South of England. Matt Grant, sales and …

Read More »

ACA sees first sign up to new bike mechanics apprenticeship

Cytech training provider Activate Cycle Academy (ACA) has seen the first sign up to the new apprenticeship in bicycle mechanics by ACA operations manager Suzanne Read. The new apprenticeship standard was developed by a group of cycle industry employers, including representatives from cycle shops, bike hire companies, industry suppliers and …

Read More »

Free one-to-one adult cycle training made available in West Yorkshire

Free socially distant one-to-one adult cycle training from the front door is being made available to help people living and working in West Yorkshire. The cycle training scheme is being delivered as part of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority’s CityConnect programme, which is aimed at enabling more people to travel …

Read More »

Velotech Cycling to restart mechanic training courses

Velotech Cycling will restart training of cycle mechanics at its Stoke-on-Trent headquarters from today, 27th July. “We are are not rushing into this,” said MD and principal trainer Graeme Freestone King. “It’s probably something that the public and trade are tired of hearing – but we are putting candidate and …

Read More »