Introduction to basic bicycle safety checks

Challenge reference: 1332

Notional learning hours  10
Level E2
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Skill
Learning aim

The learner will be able to identify the main features and components of a bicycle and carry out basic safety checks in preparation to ride the bicycle

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to identify the main features and components of a bicycle

  2. Be able to carry out a basic safety check of a bicycle

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Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    Identify the following features and components on a bicycle;

    Frame; Forks; Handlebars; Seat; Wheels; Tyres; Brake levers; Brake pads; Chain; Gears (where applicable)

    Carry out the following checks on a bicycle;

    • Tyres are at the right pressure and in good working order
    • Brakes are in working order
    • Gears are in working order
    • Saddle is the correct height
    • Chain is oiled
    • Frame is not damaged
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