Build-a-Bike (Bath)

Julian House Bike Workshop is committed to offering vulnerable people opportunities to build confidence, learn skills and get a positive lift back into independence and employment.

Build-a-Bike is a four-week project-based course that has been developed in collaboration with Julian House service users. The course is intended for people with a history of homelessness, an offending background, substance misuse needs or long-term unemployment.

Build-a-Bike is a hands-on course that teaches the basic skills to maintain a bike, through the process of a guided rebuild. Participants work with a workshop mechanic to fully dismantle a bike and rebuild it from its component parts. One-to-one support is available to make sure that people get the most out of their time on the course.

Once the four-week course is completed, participants get to keep the bike that they have built along with a portfolio containing records of their work, an attendance certificate and three AQA qualifications:

  • Introduction to Health & Safety in the Workplace
  • Repair and Service of Bicycles
  • Bicycle Maintenance

Participants can keep their bikes in good shape once the course is finished and refresh their maintenance skills by coming along to our regular drop-in sessions.

Access Information

Route In: Referrals only

Email: bathemployment@julianhouse.org.uk

You can also apply here

We only accept referrals from professional agencies that support individuals. 

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