Become a Motorcycle Instructor

You can become a motorcycle instructor and enjoy a rewarding career. A great place to start your training is here with Get Cornering and we will provide you with all the coaching and advice you’ll need. We provide courses for you to successfully complete your Compulsory Basic Training and Direct Access assessments and for you to get on to the Register of Post-test Motorcycle Trainers (RPMT). Contact us for more details.

Here’s a brief insight to some of the requirements…

To become a DVSA assessed CBT motorcycle instructor you must:

  • be 21 or older
  • have a Great Britain or Northern Ireland driving licence
  • have had a full category A2 or A motorcycle licence for at least 3 years

You’ll have to take a 2-day assessment at the DVSA’s training and development centre in Cardington, Bedfordshire.

To become a DAS certified instructor you must:

  • All provisional licence holders training on a motorbike over 125cc and 11kW power output can only be trained by a qualified DAS instructor.

Rules for becoming a DAS instructor

You’ll have to take a half-day assessment at DVSA’s training and development centre in Cardington, Bedfordshire.

You can apply to join the voluntary register of post-test motorcycle trainers (RPMT) if you already train full motorcycle licence holders who:

  • have just passed their test
  • are upgrading to a bigger bike
  • are returning to riding after a break
  • want to bring their skills up to date

When you join the RPMT you can also train fully qualified motorcyclists in the enhanced rider scheme.

Your details will be given to motorcyclists looking for training if you join the register.

Who can join the register

To join the RPMT you must:

  • be 21 or older
  • have had a full category A motorcycle licence for at least 3 years
  • pass qualifying tests or successfully complete an accredited DVSA course