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Motorcycle Instructor Training

How to become a motorcycle instructor

We offer the ideal opportunities to become a motorcycle instructor with two high-quality motorcycle instructor training courses.

Our two motorcycle instructor training courses include:

  1. ELCAS Approved Motorcycle Instructor Training including a Level 3 Award in Education and Training

  2. ERS Motorcycle instructor course (Also ELCAS approved) Level 3 course

  1. The ELCAS Approved Motorcycle Instructor Training Level 3 Course

Essentially, this course allows you to learn the instructional techniques for delivering Compulsory Basic Training Courses (CBT). 

The course prepares you for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) instructor assessment and includes everything you need to pass the test on your first try.

With this CBT instructor training course, you can expect to learn instructional techniques for delivering CBT, as specified by the DVSA. You will even be able to practice delivering the CBT to real students under instruction from your qualified tutor.

CBT instructor training courses include all training materials and aids that will help you develop into a quality instructor. 

We start the course initially by teaching you to be a trainer with our award winning hybrid Award in Education and Training (AET) Level 3 course, delivered with a mixture of remote classroom sessions and self study, followed by a microteach. Once this is complete we then go on and teach you the motorcycle aspect of instruction

The course is designed for:

Phoenix Motorcycle Training Ltd is an ELCAS-approved provider (12061)

Booking and costs

 

Training is carried out over 2 weeks (2 lots of 5 days) period at our National Training centre in Sidcup in London and, depending on how you progress, further tuition may be required before you apply for your assessment with the DVSA for CBT1.

The assessment at one of the DVSA assessment centres is taken over a two-day period and, once you have successfully completed this, you are able to apply for the DVSA Certified Motorcycle Instructor Certificate for CBT, find work with a DVSA Approved Training Body (ATB) or even start your own ATB.

The cost is £1600, or free if you commit to work for us for 2 years*

You will need to purchase your own course material if you are booking via the ELCAS system. We will send you a list of the two books required when booking.

You may need to arrange local accommodation, which we can supply a list of recommended places for you to book

This is available in our UK training centre in Sidcup, Kent

*conditions apply

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  1. DVSA-accredited ERS Motorcycle Instructor Course (ELCAS Approved) Level 3 Course

The Enhanced Rider Scheme is designed by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA). It lets motorcyclists have their riding skills checked by a DVSA-approved trainer to help them become safer riders and get more from their motorcycling. 

The ERS Motorcycle Instructor Course provides the training to become an Enhanced Rider Scheme (ERS) Instructor who is recognised by the DVSA. It requires a special test to ensure your motorcycle riding skills are of the highest standard.

The course covers 5 days and includes everything you need to pass your test on the first try and develop into a quality post-test instructor. This motorcycle instructor course is approved by the DVSA and will enable you to join the RPMT (Register of Post-Test Motorcycle Trainers).

There are 7 core modules to the ERS motorcycle instructor course, where we focus on your ability to train students in a structured approach to riding – understand defensive riding and hazard awareness, progress and use of speed, overtaking and filtering, bends and corners, slow control, and developing the correct rider attitude. The majority of the course material is based on Motorcycle Roadcraft. You will need to obtain a copy of this before the course starts.

The course also covers the delivery of training in many of the 12 extra modules:

This course is best for:

Booking and costs

The 5-day course costs from £900.

You will need to purchase your own course material if you are booking via the ELCAS system. We will send you a list of the two books required when booking.

You may need to arrange local accommodation, which we can supply a list of recommended places for you to book

This course is avaiable in both our main UK Instructor Training centre in Sidcup in Kent and from our north East facility in Wheldrake, York

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