Education and Training in Queensland:
You can work as a bicycle mechanic without formal qualifications. You will probably get some informal training on the job.
You can also become a bicycle mechanic through a traineeship in Bicycles. Entry requirements may vary, but employers generally require Year 10. Ask your career adviser about the possibility of starting some of this training in school.
Once you are employed, you may be able to develop, and have recognised, additional skills under the Automotive Retail, Service and Repair Training Package that will expand your career opportunities within this industry.
While the following courses are related to this occupation, they may not necessarily lead directly to employment, nor provide the most direct pathway to the occupation. Courses which provide preliminary or informal training, as well as those which provide additional job skills following initial qualifications may also be listed.
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Prospects depend on the popularity of bicycling, which has been increasing in recent years. Employment may be on a full-time or part-time basis and may include seasonal work around Christmas.