Certificate II in Bicycle Mechanical Technology

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to perform a range of routine assembly and servicing tasks within the bicycle industry. It is suitable for entry into the bicycle retail, service and repair sector.

Job roles and employment outcomes

The Certificate II in Bicycle Mechanical Technology is intended to prepare new employees or develop existing workers who are performing bicycle service tasks in the bicycle industry.

Job roles related to this qualification include:

bicycle assembler

bicycle service technician

assistant mechanic

bicycle sales assistant.

This qualification is suitable for an Australian Apprenticeship pathway.


To be awarded this qualification, competency must be demonstrated in 16units of competency, consisting of:

8 core units


8 elective units, of which:

up to 8 elective units may be chosen from the elective units listed below

up to 3 elective units may be chosen from a Certificate II qualification or above in this Training Package, another endorsed Training Package or accredited course, provided that the units chosen contribute to the vocational outcome of this qualification and do not duplicate the outcome of another unit chosen for the qualification.

Core units

Unit code

Unit title

Common - Environment


Apply environmental and sustainability best practice in an automotive workplace

Common - Foundation Skills


Use numbers in an automotive workplace


Read in an automotive workplace

Common - Health and Safety


Apply safe working practices in an automotive workplace

Bicycle - Technical


Assemble box bicycles for retail sale

Bicycle - Technical - Wheels and Tyres


Remove, repair and fit bicycle tyres

Bicycle - Technical - Accessories


Fit and adjust bicycle accessories

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Tools and Equipment


Use and maintain workplace tools and equipment

Elective units

Unit code

Unit title

Common - Sales and Marketing


Establish relations with customers

Common - Foundation Skills


Communicate effectively in an automotive workplace


Solve routine problems in an automotive workplace


Write routine texts in an automotive workplace

Common - Management, Leadership and Supervision


Work effectively with others


Communicate business information

Common - Quality


Contribute to quality work outcomes

Common - Technical


Identify basic automotive faults using troubleshooting processes

Bicycle - Sales and Marketing


Work in a retail bicycle environment


Select and adjust bicycle to fit rider

Bicycle - Technical


Assemble bicycles

Bicycle Technical - Brakes


Service and repair bicycle mechanical braking systems


Service bicycle hydraulic braking systems

Bicycle - Technical - Steering and Suspension


Service bicycle steering systems


Service bicycle suspension systems

Bicycle - Technical - Wheels and Tyres


Service bicycle wheels and hubs

Bicycle - Technical - Tools and Equipment


Use and maintain specialised bicycle repair tools

Bicycle - Technical - Driveline and Final Drives


Service bicycle drivetrain systems

Sales and Parts, Administration And Management - Administration


Process customer complaints

Sales and Parts, Administration And Management - Sales and Marketing


Present stock and sales area


Apply sales procedures


Sell products


Promote products and services

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical


Carry out servicing operations

Mechanical Miscellaneous - Technical - Tools and Equipment


Use and maintain measuring equipment in an automotive workplace

Imported Units

add topic BSBCUS301B

Deliver and monitor a service to customers

add topic BSBFLM312C

Contribute to team effectiveness

add topic BSBPRO401A

Develop product knowledge

add topic BSBWOR202A

Organise and complete daily work activities

add topic BSBWOR301B

Organise personal work priorities and development

add topic MEM18001C

Use hand tools

add topic MEM18002B

Use power tools/hand held operations


Interact with customers

add topic SIRXINV001A

Perform stock control procedures

add topic SIRXINV002A

Maintain and order stock

add topic TLIA3039A

Receive and store stock


    Pathways into the qualification

    Credit will be granted towards this qualification to those who have completed relevant units of competency from AUR10112 Certificate I in Automotive Vocational Preparation in this Training Package or other relevant qualifications.

    Pathways from the qualification

    Further training pathways from this qualification include AUR30212 Certificate III in Bicycle Mechanical Operations, AUR31012 Certificate III in Automotive Sales, or other relevant qualifications.

Entry Requirements

This qualification may be accessed by direct entry.

Licensing Information

There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements, depending on the work context. Local regulations should be checked for details.

Employability Skills


The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by the Bicycle Retail, Service and Repair sector for this qualification. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.

Employability Skill

Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification


understanding and carrying out verbal instructions from supervisors and others

reading, understanding and completing workplace documentation, forms and records

sharing work-related information with other team members using industry terminology

communicating with people from a range of social, cultural and ethnic backgrounds


contributing positively to the work team environment

working effectively with others in a socially diverse environment

respecting and understanding the views of others

giving, receiving and acting upon feedback

identifying and describing own role and role of others

Problem solving

recognising a problem or a potential problem within a bicycle component or system or with equipment

seeking information and assistance to solve problems outside own area of responsibility

solving problems within own area of responsibility

Initiative and enterprise

suggesting ideas for workplace improvement to supervisors and team members

positively adapting to changes in workplace procedures and making adjustments to improve own performance

taking positive action to report hazards or risk situations to supervisors

Planning and organising

planning daily work tasks to work safely and manage risks according to workplace procedures

prioritising activities to achieve required outcomes

planning and organising appropriate equipment and materials

planning ahead to anticipate problems with availability of equipment, materials and personnel to assist


following workplace safety requirements and other policies and procedures

completing known delegated tasks on time

selecting and using appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures

asking for advice and assistance when appropriate


identifying personal strengths and weaknesses

acting upon feedback and accept opportunities to learn to improve work performance

asking questions to gain information and identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding


appropriately setting up technological equipment

recognising and reporting faulty equipment

using appropriate tools and equipment

applying knowledge of operating principles of bicycle components and systems