Who is the Cytech technical e-bike course aimed at?
The Cytech e-bike course is aimed at bicycle dealers who are looking to stock e-bikes, sales staff and mechanics who will be expected to sell / work on them
What does the Cytech technical e-bike course cover?
The 4 day e-bike course is designed to be a comprehensive look at e-bikes.
Subjects covered are:
Subjects covered are basic electrical theory, terminology, safe working practices when dealing with batteries and electrical units, understanding wiring diagrams, multi meter use, soldering iron and electrical crimps use with best practice for installing electrical connectors, removal and installation of components, diagnosis, testing and fault finding of the components, use of ‘intelligent’ diagnostics systems, understanding and working to the legal standards and being able to differentiate between "approved" and "non-type" approved e-bikes, communicating service work completed to the customer, test rides of e-bikes with the motor at the front or rear hub or built into the frame.
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
- Have an understanding of basic electrical theory and be able to apply it when servicing an e-bike
- Know how to work safely when servicing e-bikes
- Know the correct handling methods when working with batteries
- Be familiar with the current legislation regarding e-bikes
- Know how to use a multimeter to diagnose faults on an e-bike
- Know how to diagnose faults in an ‘intelligent’ e-bike system
- Be able to read a wiring diagram
- Be able to communicate the faults on an e-bike
- Understand how an e-bike works and be able to translate this knowledge to different brands / models of e-bike
- Be familiar with the terminology, tools and oils and components used when servicing e-bikes
- Know how to find and read the correct service instructions
Who is the course suitable for?
- The Cytech e-bike course is suitable for those who are looking to stock and repair e-bikes with little knowledge of service procedures or the legislation requirements that apply when selling, servicing and riding e-bikes
- It is suitable for those with a Cytech Technical Two qualification/equivalent or as a guide, 3-4 years industry knowledge
- It is suitable for those who are nervous about taking e-bikes apart and servicing it
Who is the course NOT suitable for?
- The Cytech e-bike course is not suitable for those who do not hold a Cytech Technical Two qualification/equivalent or with less than 3 years industry experience
- Those with at least 1-2 years of e-bike servicing who have received manufacturer training in company and regularly service e-bikes
At the current time the course is delivered from our Oxford centre only. Future experience on top of this course (gained in company and from manufacturer training courses) is reasonably expected for those completing the Cytech e-bike course