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The Best Motorcycle Training: Bristol and Beyond for UK Licences

When you decide you want to learn to ride a motorcycle, the chances are you want a training centre close to you. Whether you’re searching for ‘motorcycle training Bristol’ or beyond, the location matters. But it’s not just location. A training centre that’s certified and able to help you get your licence quickly is also important.

Motorcycle training with Phoenix gives you a qualified and certified instructor and the choice of more than 20 different locations around the UK. Each motorcycle training centre offers a level of expertise and service that helps you qualify for your motorcycle licence faster.

Motorcycle training around the UK

All Phoenix Motorcycle Training centres have the facilities needed to train new and returning riders safely and quickly. Each centre has everything you need to learn to ride. There are no hidden costs. Rider insurance is covered in the course cost along with the rider kit and resources. 

The DVSA has over 2,000 motorcycle testing centres around the UK. Learning to ride with Phoenix ensures you’re familiar not only with motorcycling but also with the area you will take your test. For riders that are training for a full licence, we make sure your test days are as close to the training days as possible. This means you’ll have stronger memories of the lessons covered in your training.

Phoenix motorcycle training centres deliver courses in a way that helps you gain the skills you need to qualify for your licence in the shortest amount of time possible. For riders who are training for a motorcycle licence, we’ll practice road skills in the same areas you’ll take your test with the DVSA examiner.

Advanced motorcycle training develops rider confidence across greater distances. Depending on the kind of advanced rider course you choose, you may find yourself covering over 180 miles while improving your roadcraft. In most cases, this enhances both enjoyment and economy on the road.


Each Phoenix Motorcycle Training centre offers courses to suit their location and the team’s experience. Motorcycle training, Bristol has a wide selection of courses from ‘try riding’ days to advanced courses for fully-licenced riders. Cwmbran motorcycle training centre, on the other hand, offers CBT and licence training courses. You can enter your postcode for your closest Phoenix motorcycle training centre here.

Motorcycle training, Bristol

Motorcycle training, Bristol is one of Phoenix’s largest and oldest training centres. The centre is easily accessed via bus or car and the off-road area for motorcycle training has been approved by the DVSA for CBT and Module 1 practical tests.

Students learning to ride or returning for advanced rider courses with the Bristol motorcycle training team get free tea and coffee throughout their training day. A large, comfortable classroom is available for teaching the theory behind various motorcycle techniques and rules.

Bristol’s team

The team at our Bristol motorcycle training centre consists of 10 qualified motorcycle instructors. Each of our motorcycle training, Bristol instructors has a long-standing passion for motorcycles and riding.

Two of our instructors have ridden motorcycles for the military and Andy (Twiggy) Davies also volunteers for Bristol’s Blood Bike Emergency Volunteer Service. This has Twiggy making some high-speed deliveries to help save the lives of Bristol hospital patients. He loves sharing his skill with old and new motorcyclists.

Motorcycle training costs

The cost of motorcycle training in Bristol varies, depending on the course you take. Motorcycle licencing courses are designed to help you get the highest level licence for your age group.

CBT training

CBT motorcycle training at our Bristol centre starts from £160. After completing CBT training, you’ll be awarded a DL196 certificate. That shows you are legally able to ride a 125cc motorcycle or moped on UK roads (but not motorways).

Fast track training

Fast track training lets experienced riders train and test for their licence on concurrent days. This style of training lets riders brush up on their motorcycling skills and by the end of the week, become licenced riders. Fast-track training starts at £690. The week of training culminates in licencing tests. Off-road or experienced returning riders are best suited to this course.

Full motorcycle licence training

If you’re new to motorcycles, this is the course for you. Full motorcycle licence training teaches you the skills needed to pass your test. You’ll also become confident and competent on the road. Training prepares you for the module 1 and module 2 practical tests. It also helps you develop the foundational skills needed to stay safe on the road. Full licence training starts from £790 per student. Classes are kept small to ensure you’ll have tailored tuition from your instructor.

Advanced motorcycle training

Continuing to learn after becoming a licenced rider has many benefits. Improving your fuel efficiency, reducing insurance costs and gaining more enjoyment from each ride are just a few benefits to enjoy. Advanced rider courses can be one-to-one experiences or booked for small groups. The smaller group size and one-to-one tuition ensure each student gets the full attention of the instructor. Advanced rider courses start at £200 per person.

Motorcycle training with Phoenix

Phoenix motorcycle training is a franchise. That means each of our schools offers the same high level of quality and professionalism. We’re the largest motorcycle training centre in the UK. Our franchise owner, Mark Jaffe, is an advanced motorcycle instructor and examiner. He has years of experience working on national training schemes with advanced and learner riders.

Wherever you’re headed on two wheels, when your training starts with Phoenix, you know you are in good hands. Each of our motorcycle training centre operators has a passion for improving motorcycling skills on UK roads. Most of them have been enjoying motorcycles on and off the road since they were big enough to ride! Get in touch with our bookings team to arrange your motorcycle training this year.

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