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Motorcycle Technician

Motorcycle service technician

Do motorcycles interest you? Are you good at practical work? If so, a career as a Motorcycle Technician might be perfect for you.

What is it all about?

Motorcycle service technicians service and repair all types and sizes of motorbike. They are trained in all areas of motorcycle mechanics and electronics, from engine and exhaust systems to security features. Duties will commonly include servicing vehicles, carrying out checks and maintenance, repairing and replacing faulty parts and components, producing time and cost estimates and maintaining repair and service records.

What does the training involve?

The best foundation for a career as a Motorcycle Technician is through an apprenticeship. You will learn, train and earn at the same time with much of your practical experience coming from supervised work in the garage itself. You will attend our technical college at Martec training on day release to obtain your underpinning knowledge.

Like all Vocational training, the qualification is competence based. This means that it is linked to your ability to perform a range of tasks connected with your work. You will plan a programme of development and assessment with an assessor and compile a portfolio of evidence to prove your competence and knowledge.

What will I achieve?

An Institute of Motor Industry Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Motorcycle Maintenance & Repair - consisting of a Vocational Qualification, Technical Certificate and Functional Skills. You can then progress onto an Advanced Level Apprenticeship.