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Bicycle Assembly and Repair Technician

Award: Certificate
Total Credits for Award: 28.00

Admission Requirements:

None.

Anticipated start date is Fall 2021, please check the course schedule for course offerings.

 

 


Description:

The Minneapolis College Bicycle Assembly and Repair Technician Certificate will prepare students for immediate employment in technical positions in the bicycle industry with the skills required to assemble all types and brands of new bicycles for delivery to retail stores at a level of skill that ensured rider safety and the bicycle’s effective performance after sale. You will learn how to maintain and repair work on all types, brands, and ages of bicycles. Students will also learn the daily and seasonal operations of service departments and how to implement and manage a repair queue, anticipate material and labor needs for the shop.




COURSE REQUIREMENTS: FIRST SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 BIKE 1000

 Introduction to Bicycle Mechanics

 2.00

 BIKE 1010

 Basic Bicycle Mechanics

 2.00

 BIKE 1020

 Bicycle Braking Systems

 4.00

 BIKE 1030

 Bicycle Drivetrain Systems

 4.00

 BIKE 1040

 Ball Bearing Systems

 3.00

 

                                               TOTAL CREDITS:

 15.00





COURSE REQUIREMENTS: SECOND SEMESTER: 

 COURSE #

 TITLE

 CREDITS

 BIKE 2010

 Bicycle Wheel Repair and Assembly

 4.00

 BIKE 2020

 Suspension Systems

 3.00

 BIKE 2030

 Electric Bicycles

 2.00

 BIKE 2040

 Service Department Operations

 1.00

 BUSN 1140

 Introduction to Business

 3.00

 

                                               TOTAL CREDITS:

 13.00

All students pursuing this award should work closely with their advisor to ensure proper selection of required program courses. You are expected to meet with your advisor on a regular basis to ensure courses are taken in an order that will lead to efficient and successful completion of the required coursework.