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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 courses.  – CTA

Our two motorcycle instructor training courses include:

  1. ELCAS Approved Motorcycle Instructor Training

  2. ERS Motorcycle instructor course

  1. The ELCAS Approved Motorcycle Instructor Training 

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. 

The course is designed for:

Booking and costs

Training is carried out over a 7-day period at our centre in Amesbury, Wiltshire and, depending on how you progress, further tuition may be required before you apply for your assessment at Cardington.

The assessment at Cardington 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.

  1. The ERS Motorcycle Instructor Course

The Enhanced Rider Scheme is designed by The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) and 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 is taken over 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 designed for:

Booking and costs

The 5-day course costs £900 (including VAT and all necessary equipment).

All training materials and aids are included and the course is taken in small groups.