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Access Mechanics (Motorbikes) (Access To Industry)

Former Central Workshops
Andy Bracken

In partnership with Rural and Urban Training Scheme (RUTS), Access Mechanics offers a new course aimed at providing young people who have a keen interest in motorbike mechanics with an introduction into the industry.

The course will help them to expand their knowledge and skill sets, gain real practical experience, and build lasting relationships with employers. Modules covered include:

  • Think bike – A broad introduction to safe & legal motorbike use
  • Fix bike – An introduction to motorbike mechanics
  • Ride bike – An introduction to motorbike riding

Service Type

Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered


Young people aged 16-24 living in Edinburgh who are facing barriers to education, training and employment.


- Achieve a City and Guilds SCQF level 5 award in Motolearn.

- Achieve an Adult Achievement Award

- Support to move into a positive destination


The course runs two days a week over a four-week period. Please get in touch with Andy Bracken for upcoming dates.

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