Basic bicycle maintenance

Challenge reference: 4287

Notional learning hours  30
Level E3
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Skill
Learning aim

The learner will be able to maintain and repair a push bike.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

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

The learner will:

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of why a bicycle needs to be maintained.

  2. Demonstrate how to maintain a bicycle seat, pedals and handlebars.

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Assessment criteria

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

The learner can:

    • Explain what could happen if a bike is not properly maintained
    • State how they would recognise a bike is unsafe
    • List the parts of a bike that need to be maintained
    • Identify at least three checks that should be carried out regularly to maintain a bike
    • State how often maintenance checks should be performed 
    • Show they can identity the different parts of the bike frame, seat, pedals, and handlebars eg forks, seat post, head tube, handle bar grips, crank arm
    • Show they can choose the correct tool for adjusting, replacing and repairing parts of a bike eg hex key, spanner
    • Demonstrate they can adjust, replace and repair the seat on a bike
    • Demonstrate they can adjust, replace and repair the pedals on a bike
    • Demonstrate they can adjust, replace and repair the handlebars on a bike
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