Motorcycle training

National standards and rules of riding a moped or motorcycle, and compulsory basic training and courses.


  1. Riding a motorcycle, moped or motor tricycle

    What you need to do to ride a motorcycle, moped or motor tricycle - tests and training, minimum ages, vehicle requirements, new licence rules

  2. CBT motorcycle and moped training

    When to take motorcycle or moped compulsory basic training (CBT): who needs to take it, how to book the course, and what's involved in the training

  3. Find a motorcycle or moped CBT course

    Find a compulsory basic training (CBT) course to learn to ride a motorcycle or moped

  4. Replace a lost or stolen motorcycle CBT certificate

    Get a replacement motorcycle compulsory basic training (CBT) certificate if yours has been lost or stolen - it can cost up to £20

  5. Become a DVSA assessed CBT motorcycle instructor

    Become a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) assessed compulsory basic training (CBT) motorcycle instructor - how to book your assessment and what it involves

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Guidance and regulation

  1. How to get a motorcycle licence
  2. Compulsory basic training (CBT) syllabus and guidance notes
  3. Direct access scheme (DAS) motorcycle training guidance
  4. National standard for riding mopeds and motorcycles
  5. Running a motorcycle training school
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News and communications

  1. DVSA sets out proposals to improve motorcycle training
  2. New plans to boost motorcyclist safety
  3. Motorcycle compulsory basic training consultation
  4. Changes to motorcycle, lorry and bus driving licence and driving test vehicle rules
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Research and statistics

  1. Compulsory basic training: learners’ and trainers’ perceptions
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Improving moped and motorcycle training
  2. Modernising compulsory basic training courses for motorcyclists
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. CBT certificates sold to motorcycle approved training bodies since 1994 (IA0088711)
  2. Information about Learning to Ride consultation (IA0109111)
  3. Compulsory basic training and direct access scheme assessment guidance
  4. Enhanced rider scheme statistics
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