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4 Sep 2023

ACT member & Cytech-accredited Highway Cycles, Hertfordshire’s largest independent bike and e-bike specialist, has opened a new shop in Bishop’s Stortford.

24 Aug 2023

Volatility in the cycle insurance market that has resulted in most insurers backing away from the UK cycling industry owing to poor claims performance has led the ACT, through its appointed...

24 Aug 2023

Cytech training provider Spokes People were recently asked by the Afghan National Team if they could suggest any way for them to be supported mechanically at the UCI World Championships in...

22 Aug 2023

Cities across the country are following the lead of the Mayor of London, and ULEZ (Ultra Low Emissions Zone), by implementing their own measures to reduce carbon produced by combustion engines.

22 Aug 2023

Journeys made using Transport for London’s (TfL) cycle hire scheme this year are at their lowest in a decade, with the organisation blaming recent bad weather as a potential cause.

21 Aug 2023

The manager of ACT Gold Member Pedal Revolution in Norwich has demonstrated the strength of the cycling community, after rallying support for a local cyclist who had to sell his four bikes to...

21 Aug 2023

A report in Cycling Industry News says that 60% of Fix Your Bike vouchers that were issued during the peak Covid lockdown period were redeemed at smaller bike shops and...

10 Aug 2023

One in five UK consumers (20%) prefer using mobile payment services such as Apple Pay over cash (17%) or chip & PIN card payments (10%) for in-store purchases, a new survey has reported.

9 Aug 2023

Fully funded training for school and college leavers is available for the Cycle Maintenance Apprenticeship for those under 19 years of age at the start of the apprenticeship.

9 Aug 2023

ACT Gold Member Luchos, which has pioneered a new energy block for cyclists and endurance athletes that acts as a natural alternative to energy drinks and gels ladened...

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Dates announced for Giant-specific Cytech e-bike courses.

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Giant UK has partnered with Activate Cycle Academy and the Association of Cycle Traders (ACT) to provide a Cytech technical e-Bike qualification.

Cytech Giant courses

The course, which will be available at Activate Cycle Academy's Oxford location on July 28th and September 1st, will equip individuals with a greater understanding of Giant e-bikes and the electric bike market to further support the consumer journey.

This course is aimed at individuals who are currently working within the Giant retailer network and those who are aspiring to. Those attending will undertake a higher level of service work on Giant E-bikes and will build upon the work experience and skills they have already gained in the industry. Elements of the course are taught on specific licensed equipment and software which is only available through a Giant retailer.

The course will cover several topics, from understanding Giant e-bike systems, to using Giant’s service tools, troubleshooting: stripping and rebuilding a Giant e-bike, alongside several other important and relevant topics surrounding Giant e-Bikes.

The course costs £250 (ACT gold members receive a 10% discount) and the price includes all course materials and Cytech certification.

Once you have successfully completed the course, you will receive the Cytech technical e-bike – Giant module certificate. You will also achieve “Cytech technical Giant e-bike” status, as well as be listed on the global Cytech directory.

If you are looking to complete this course, it is essential that you have already completed the Cytech technical one (or an equivalent qualification). You must be proficient and competent at carrying out a pre-delivery inspection on bikes and working to the standards set out in Technical one.

To book onto this course, head over to Activate Cycle Academy or Cytech.

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