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Course Mode
Part-time
Level
N/A
Start Date
Enquire
Start Time
9:30am
Duration
1 Week
End Date
09/10/2019

Engineering

The Engineering department of Kendal College offers a dedicated workshop, boasting industry-standard centre lathes, CNC systems, and 3D printers, and a range of computer facilities with the latest 2D/3D CAD software. The nine members of staff who run the department have over 140 years of combined industry experience, working in sectors such as military engineering, motorsports, nuclear energy, hydroelectrics, manufacturing, and acoustics.

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Course Overview

The course will be held at Mapdec Cycle Works on Westmorland Business Park in Kendal. Mapdec is an independent bicycle workshop and fitness studio. Their team are highly trained and have extensive technical knowledge on bike maintenance, making them ideally placed to guide you through this course. Teaching will take place in their new custom-built classroom, providing the space and resources necessary for you to complete the program successfully.



A one day course - We will be replacing lower leg and air can seals, as well as giving tuning and set up tips. You will start off working on our forks before conducting a service on your own equipment. This is an advanced course, and you should be confident removing both fork and shock from your bike. All oils and tools are supplied but any seal kits used will be extra. The course will focus on RockShox and Fox equipment, but if you have other brands, please check in with the course provider to ensure part availability.

Entry Requirements

N/A

After Your Course

Following the completion of the course, you will have the confidence to set up and complete basic servicing on your mountain bike suspension on your own. You may also be interested in further other bicycle maintenance courses being run by Mapdec Cycle Works.

Fees

£180.00

Course fees are per year. The current fee information is related to the 2018/19 academic year and is subject to change before the start of the course. Fees for 2019/20 will be updated in the Spring Term. There may also be additional costs associated with the course.

This course is not funded by the government and is full cost. As such, the course is the price stated for all students. If you are paying for your course, there may be the option to pay by instalments if the course fees are over £200 and the course duration is 15 weeks or more. Please speak to Student Services for more information on course fees.