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Cytech training Scotland (Bike for Good) marks one-year milestone of excellence in bicycle maintenance training.

Posted on in Business News , Cycles News

Cytech Training Scotland, proudly operated by Bike for Good, is thrilled to celebrate a year of remarkable achievements in providing top-notch Cytech bicycle maintenance training. Over the past 12 months, the program has successfully trained 138 individuals, with multiple courses delivered achieving full capacity.

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A Year of Success and Growth. Cytech Training Scotland has welcomed and trained 138 enthusiasts, empowering them with valuable skills in bicycle maintenance. Trainees have consistently praised the program's professionalism, well-organised training room, and the expertise of the instructor. The positive feedback received highlights the commitment of Cytech Training Scotland to delivering an exceptional learning experience. Here what trainees said about the quality of training

  • I really enjoyed the overall atmosphere at Bike For Good and the professionalism of the Cytech department. They provide the students with high quality tools and materials, which allows to learn the job well.
  • The training room was a first rate manufacturer style workshop with every required tool to hand with their place on the wall. It gave me inspiration for my own dream garage set up.
  • The Trainer’'s teaching style was engaging and informative, making the content easy to grasp. He really knows his stuff and is great at explaining complex concepts in a way that's easy to understand.

 Gregory Kinsman-Chauvet, CEO and Founder at Bike for Good said: "We are thrilled to commemorate a year of exceptional achievements. Our heartfelt thanks to the Association of Cycle Traders, whose unwavering support has helped our charity fulfil its objective of educating the public on the safe use and repair of bicycles. We are now one step closer to our vision of a healthy and inclusive environment where everyone can benefit from cycling. Happy birthday Cytech Training Scotland!"

"Bike for Good have proved themselves to be a successful partner for Cytech delivery, having now established themselves as a specialised training hub expanding the availability of Cytech training to retailers and enthusiasts in Scotland.

Reaching the 1 year mark is an important milestone and we hope to be able to work closely with Bike For Good for years to come, providing the best way to attain cycle mechanics qualifications within the industry to many more trainees and businesses." said Jonathan Harrison from the ACT.

EXCITING NEWS FOR ASPIRING TRAINEES:

To continue the success story, Cytech Training Scotland is excited to announce that it is open for registration, with new training dates set to be released on Wednesday, November 15, 2023. Registrations and bookings are open and participants can choose from a variety of courses tailored to their interests and skill level. For more information and to book courses, please visit the Bike for Good calendar.

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