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Cytech Cycle Training from ATG Training


Cycle Courses for the Professional


Cytech is the internationally recognised training accreditation scheme for bicycle technicians, created and owned by the Association of Cycle Traders  (ACT). It has become known as the industry standard of excellence for bike mechanic training, demonstrating competency and commitment to continued development and improvement. As a result, the cycle trade has a growing and well-respected professional reputation built on highly qualified staff providing the very best possible skilled service to their customers.

If you are serious about becoming a professionally trained bicycle mechanic, there is simply NO better accreditation scheme available.

We are honoured to be one of only two, training organisations authorised by the ACT to deliver its range of Cytech technical training courses in the UK. All of the training takes place at our highly acclaimed training centres in London, Oxford and Stafford. These state-of-the-art facilities have been specifically set up to serve the UK cycle industry, but our growing reputation has led us to regularly deliver Cytech training to candidates who attend our courses from all around the world!

The list of world leading organisations that have chosen ATG Training to deliver their Cytech training continues to grow, but since the start of 2019, here are just a few prestigious examples; British Cycling, Chain Reaction Cycles, Raleigh, Center Parcs, Brompton and Decathlon.

Our vastly experienced training team will ensure that you receive only the highest level of tuition. You will be working with, training on and using the very latest tools, bikes and equipment from some of the world’s finest bicycle manufacturers and distributors.

Whatever your level or interest in cycle maintenance is, Cytech will have a training course suitable for you. We aim to inspire and challenge the next generation of bicycle mechanics across the nation, so come and join us for your Cytech journey as you aim to reach the pinnacle of technical cycle maintenance training.


The cycle maintenance training that we offer is not only for cycle trade professionals, but it encompasses courses for all types of cycling enthusiast – have you ever fancied tinkering with your own bike at home, but felt that you lacked the confidence or didn’t have the basic knowledge to have a go? Well, our Cytech home mechanic course is just for you

Be inspired by our professionally equipped workshops in London, Oxford and Stafford that provide the ideal environment for you to learn and practice new skills in an enjoyable and relaxed way, from people who just love to share their knowledge, experience and amusing cycling anecdotes. The results will save you both time and money as well as impressing your friends and riding buddies!

The course is suitable for anyone who regularly rides a bike, whether that be commuter, weekend warrior, sportive rider, racer, family outings or at any and every available opportunity – which may well be the case if you are a cycling addict like many of our previous customers!

Introductory Enthusiast

 Give the gift of a skill to the Cyclist in your life

Learn the art of maintaining your bike from the people who train the UK's professional cycle mechanics. This accredited short course is designed to give bike enthusiasts a good level of mechanical ability covering a comprehensive range of cycle maintenance areas. It’s a two day course, led by an experienced instructor who will guide you through a varied mix of demonstrations and practical exercises.


  • Bike terminology, tooling names and uses
  • Headsets, handlebars and stems
  • Setup and adjustment of brakes
  • Setup and adjustment of gears
  • Drive train: bottom bracket, cranks and pedals, chain and rear cassette
  • Wheel truing
  • Tyres and tubes.

Call 01296 674995 to buy The Home Mechanic Gift voucher. Our helpful and knowledgeable team will book a nominal space on a course which once you have gifted this, the recipient can change before the date.

Free Cycle Maintenance App and Videos

This handy smartphone app available from Google Play provide users with a quick guide to bike maintenance, including video tips and hints as well as graphical tutorials, plus a layered quiz to test out your technical knowledge. This free app is a must if you own a bike.

The app provides users with a quick guide to bike maintenance, including video and graphic tutorials, plus a layered quiz to test your technical knowledge

  • Cytech training course information – plus the option of enquiring about more information
  • 120 questions quiz, broken into 10 random questions bite sized pieces to test your knowledge
  • Google maps
  • Our social media pages
  • Contact information

Available free from the Google Play store


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