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Cardiff Council

Mechanics and Engineering

In addition to learning bike mechanical maintenance and riding techniques within an accredited training programme, the physical activity involved in taking part in regular Motorsports sessions within the natural environment has been proven as an effective method to stimulate learning. This helps to develop social and team building skills, which in turn impacts on future employability opportunities.

The aim of the motorsports and engineering programme, which is a community based off road bike project is to provide a safe and controlled environment for young people to learn and develop new skills. Students will have access to a fully equipped off road bike centre.

Topics covered

  • Motorcycle maintenance
  • Motorcycle riding 
  • Practical groundwork
  • Physical exercise
  • Social skills 
  • Numeracy and literacy 
  • Personal development
  • Gain self-confidence and the knowledge to apply for jobs in the sector
  • Understand and develop the skills and qualities necessary to work in this industry

How is the course assessed?

Assessed by practical assignments and coursework.

Where is the course held?

Off-road Motorcycle centre, just off Roverway, Tremorfa, Cardiff

What can the course lead to?

On successful completion of this course you may be able to progress to a Level 2 course, an apprenticeship or employment. 

Course entry requirements

For KS4 Year 10 and 11 and young people aged 14 – 16.  

No formal entry requirements necessary but candidates should have a clear interest in the subject area. 

​029 2233 0270​