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Phone: (719) 632-5173
Fax: (719) 632-4607
2725 Ore Mill Road Ste 23
Colorado Springs, CO 80904

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Schedule and Pricing

Become a pro mechanic—Such a rich profession!

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  • With every stroke of the pedals, you'll know, "I made this work!"

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  • Get the most in-depth, extensive, and expert education available anywhere

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Schedule and pricing (the nuts and bolts)

Following are the nuts and bolts of the schedule and prices, but let us take the sweat out of it! Speak to our helpful guidance specialist at 719-632-5173.

The following programs can be completed as a set in a 26-day cycle, taken individually, or as partial sets. The longest break between any two consecutive programs is three days. The sequence of programs is BAM, BRO, SST, then the exams. The SWL, ESS, and MSD programs are offered concurrently with other programs (mostly in the evening after the other program has finished for the day). Please make your reservations early, many of the programs can fill up 2 months or more in advance.

DISCOUNTS: When enrolling in certain combinations of programs, the following discounts apply.

BAM, BRO, and SST combined – $150 tuition discount
BAM and BRO combined – $100 tuition discount
BRO and SST combined – $75 tuition discount

*The BAM, BRO, and SST programs require Barnett's Manual DX. Purchase before attending the class is strongly recommended ($169). We will provide loaner laptop computers for use in class to anyone who needs one. However, if you have a laptop computer we strongly encourage you to bring it with you.

+With Level 2 Exam

The presence of a date on the following list does not guarantee availability. Please make your reservations early. Classes often fill up more than 2 months in advance.

 

BICYCLE ASSEMBLY & MAINTENANCE (BAM)

Schedule (starts on Sunday, ends on Thursday, expect January 2017 BAM, which runs Monday - Friday to avoid having class on New Year's Day)

2016:
September 18 - September 22, 2016
October 23 - October 27, 2016
November 27 - December 1, 2016

2017:
January 2 - January 6, 2017 (Monday-Friday)
February 26 - March 2, 2017
April 2 - April 6, 2017
May 7 - May 11, 2017
June 18 - June 22, 2017
August 13 - August 17, 2017
September 17 - September 21, 2017
October 22 - October 26, 2017
November 26 - November 30, 2017

Total tuition & fees - $999*
Deposit $150 (required with application)
Balance $849 (due on or by first day of class)

Add lodging - $419.70 including taxes

SPOKED-WHEEL LACING (SWL)

Schedule (offered on Monday evening of each BAM, except Janaury 2017, when it runs on Tuesday evening)

2016:
September 19, 2016
October 24, 2016
November 28, 2016

2017:
January 3, 2017 (Monday-Friday)
February 27, 2017
April 3, 2017
May 8, 2017
June 19, 2017
August 14, 2017
September 18, 2017
October 23, 2017
November 27, 2017

Total tuition & fees - $129

 

BICYCLE REPAIR & OVERHAUL (BRO)

Schedule (starts on a Monday, ends on the second Friday)

2016:
August 22 - September 2, 2016
September 26 - October 7, 2016
October 31 - November 11, 2016
December 5 - December 16, 2016

2017:
January 9 - January 20, 2017
February 6 - February 17, 2017 Reserved for corporate client (REI)
March 6 - March 17, 2017
April 10 - April 21, 2017
May 15 - May 26, 2017
June 26 - July 7, 2017
July 24 - August 4, 2017 Reserved for corporate client (REI)
August 21 - September 1, 2017
September 25 - October 6, 2017
October 30 - November 10, 2017
December 4 - December 15, 2017

Total tuition & fees - $1999*
Deposit $150 (required with application)
Balance $1849 (due on or by first day of class)

Add lodging - $909.35 including taxes

SUSPENSION SERVICE & TUNING (SST)

Schedule (starts on first Monday following BRO)

2016:
September 5 - September 7, 2016
October 10 - October 12, 2016
November 14 - November 16, 2016
December 19 - December 21, 2016

2017:
January 23 - January 25, 2017
March 20 - March 22, 2017
April 24 - April 26, 2017
May 29 - May 31, 2017
July 10 - July 12, 2017
September 4 - September 6, 2017
October 9 - October 11, 2017
November 13 - November 15, 2017
December 18 - December 20, 2017

Total tuition & fees - $925*
Deposit $150 (required with application)
Balance $775 (due on or by first day of class)

Add lodging - $279.80 including taxes

EFFECTIVE SALES OF SERVICE (ESS)

Schedule (offered on second Tuesday evening of each BRO)

2016:
August 30, 2016
October 4, 2016
November 8, 2016
December 13, 2016

2017:
January 17, 2017
March 14, 2017
April 18, 2017
May 23, 2017
July 4, 2017
August 29, 2017
October 3, 2017
November 7, 2017
December 12, 2017

Total tuition & fees - $129

MANAGING THE SERVICE DEPARTMENT (MSD)

Schedule (lecture on Saturday of each BRO,
plus computer labs to be done on your own - preferably on Sunday)

2016:
August 27, 2016
October 1, 2016
November 5, 2016
December 10, 2016

2017:
January 14, 2017
March 11, 2017
April 15, 2017
May 20, 2017
July 1, 2017
August 26, 2017
September 30, 2017
November 4, 2017
December 9, 2017

Total tuition & fees - $285

LEVEL 1 or LEVEL 2 CERTIFICATION EXAM

LEVEL 1 schedule: 12:15PM-5:00PM Thursday

LEVEL 2 schedule: 8:00AM-5:00PM Thursday

2016:
September 8, 2016
October 13, 2016
November 17, 2016
December 22, 2016

2017:
January 26, 2017
March 23, 2017
April 27, 2017
June 1, 2017
July 13, 2017
September 7, 2017
October 12, 2017
November 16, 2017
December 21, 2017

Level 1 total tuition & fees - $200
Level 2 total tuition & fees - $250
Deposit $100 (required with application)
Balance $100 (Level 1) / $150 (Level 2) (due on or by first day of exam)

Add lodging - $139.90 including taxes

COMBINATION OF ALL PROGRAMS

(includes all six classes - BAM, SWL, BRO, MSD, ESS, & SST - plus Level 1 OR Level 2 Exam)

2016:
September 18 - October 13, 2016
October 23 - November 17, 2016
November 27 - December 22, 2016

2017:
January 2 - January 26, 2017
February 26 - March 23, 2017
April 2 - April 27, 2017
May 7 - June 1, 2017
June 18 - July 13, 2017
August 13 - September 7, 2017
September 17 - October 12, 2017
October 22 - November 16, 2017
November 26 - December 21, 2017


Total tuition & fees - $4,566*+
Deposit $550 (required with application)
Balance $4,116 (due on or by first day of class)

Add lodging - $1,888.65 including taxes

 *The BAM, BRO, and SST programs require Barnett's Manual DX. Purchase before attending the class is strongly recommended ($169). We will provide loaner laptop computers for use in class to anyone who needs one. However, if you have a laptop computer we strongly encourage you to bring it with you.

+With Level 2 Exam