Introduction to basic bicycle maintenance

Challenge reference: 1335

Notional learning hours  10
Level E3
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 maintenance 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 clean a bicycle in preparation for basic maintenance

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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
    • Headset
    • Seat
    • Wheels
    • Tyres
    • Brake levers
    • Brake pads
    • Chain
    • Gears levers (where applicable)
    • Front & Rear derailleur's

    Prepare a bicycle for basic maintenance by carrying out the following;

    • Wash the bike
    • Dry the bike
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