Bicycle technicians repair, service and assemble bicycles.
You can work as a bicycle technician without formal qualifications. You will probably get some informal training on the job. You can also become a bicycle technician through an apprenticeship or traineeship in Bicycle Mechanical Technology or Bicycle Workshop Operations. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. For more details, see Section 2. Ask your career adviser about the possibility of starting some of this training in school.
Bicycle technicians may perform the following tasks:
Bicycle technicians may work in a variety of businesses, including retailers, wholesalers, suppliers, manufacturers, equipment hirers, race teams and tour companies. With the increasing popularity of cycling, and the increasing complexity and cost of bicycles, employers often seek trained and qualified employees. Employment may be on a full-time or part-time basis and may include seasonal work over summer.