Newham Docklands Motorcycle Project

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Copyright 2003  Newham Docklands Motorcycle Project. All rights reserved.

Course Outline

 

Week 1:

 

 Introduction to Workshop Health and Safety 

 

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Complete enrolment and Health and Safety guideline forms.

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Fire Extinguishers: explain their use and operation.

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Oil spillages: what to do.

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Identify hazardous chemicals and understand the dangers.

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Explain location of tools and their proper use.

 

Bicycle Controls

 

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Identification of controls: Handlebars

                                                 Pedals

                                                 Seat

                                                 Levers

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Identification of major Components:    Frame

                                                                    Wheels

                                                                    Chain

                                                                    Gears

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Basic tools exercise:  Remove and refit front and rear wheels

 

Week 2:

 Introduction to Brakes

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Introduction to:   Braking systems

                                     Steering

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Practical exercise:  Remove and refit front brake blocks

                                        Inspect braking system.

Week 3: 

Servicing and Maintenance.

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Explain the importance of regular servicing

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Explain various aspects of Servicing

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Practical exercise:           

 

Week 4
 
Four Stroke and Two stroke cycles 

 

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Explain the principles of the four-stroke engine.

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Explain the principles of a two-stroke engine.

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Practical exercise: Remove and refit a two-stroke top end.

                             

Week 5 

Purchasing a Motorcycle 

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Legal implications of owning a motorcycle

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 Overall cost of buying and running a motorcycle

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 Where to find a reputable dealer

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What to look for when buying a motorcycle

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Where to ride a motorcycle.

 

Week 6

 

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Track session

 

 

Text Box: Course Outline 
 
Week 1:
 
 Introduction to Workshop Health and Safety 
 
Complete enrolment and Health and Safety guideline forms.
Fire Extinguishers: explain their use and operation.
Oil spillages: what to do.
Identify hazardous chemicals and understand the dangers. 
Explain location of tools and their proper use.
 
Bicycle Controls
 
Identification of controls: Handlebars 
                                                 Pedals
                                                 Seat
                                                 Levers
Identification of major Components:    Frame
                                                                    Wheels
                                                                    Chain
                                                                    Gears
Basic tools exercise:  Remove and refit front and rear wheels
 
Week 2:
 Introduction to Brakes
Introduction to:   Braking systems 
                                     Steering 
Practical exercise:  Remove and refit front brake blocks
                                        Inspect braking system.
Week 3: 
Servicing and Maintenance.
Explain the importance of regular servicing
Explain various aspects of Servicing
Practical exercise:           
 
Week 4
 
Four Stroke and Two stroke cycles 
 
Explain the principles of the four-stroke engine.
Explain the principles of a two-stroke engine.
Practical exercise: Remove and refit a two-stroke top end.
                              
Week 5 
Purchasing a Motorcycle 
Legal implications of owning a motorcycle
 Overall cost of buying and running a motorcycle
 Where to find a reputable dealer
What to look for when buying a motorcycle
Where to ride a motorcycle.
 
Week 6
 
Track session