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Motorcycle Training Program

Motorcycle Training Program - Basic

The Basic Rider Course is designed for riders of all ages. This State-approved/ State required course consists of a minimum of five hours online instruction and at least ten hours of practical riding in a controlled, off-street environment.

During this course, you will learn:

  • Different types of motorcycles, their controls, and how they operate.
  • How to become a responsible rider.
  • What gear to wear for protection and comfort.
  • How alcohol and other drugs adversely affect your ability to ride safely.

The course concludes with a knowledge test and a riding skill evaluation.

Requirements:

  • Hold a valid driver's license.

     OR

  • At least 16 years old and have had a learner’s permit for one year.

Enrollment Process:

  • Complete all the required paperwork.
    • Digital files are available online to complete and print here.
    • Hard copies are available in Student Services to complete onsite.
  • Turn in paperwork to WTC Cashier’s Office. Located in Student Services (Admissions Building across from the ATM)
  • Provide your driver’s license.
    • If under age 18, a parent / guardian must accompany the student to WTC for enrollment. Parent/ guardian signature and copy of driver’s license or ID is required.
  • Pay fees - $225.00.  

Rider Course Information will be provided at the time of payment along with a detailed instruction sheet including how to access the prepaid online eCourse, what to bring, and what to wear.

Required Items:

  1. A COPY OF YOUR COMPLETION CERTIFICATE – Basic Rider eCourse
  2. EYE PROTECTION - Eyeglasses, sunglasses, or goggles
  3. OVER THE ANKLE FOOTWEAR - No high heels, thick soles, or Converse
  4. LONG SLEEVE SHIRT/JACKET
  5. JEANS/STURDY LONG PANTS - No baggy or flared styles
  6. FULL FINGERED GLOVES - WTC has loaners available.
  7. DOT APPROVED HELMET - WTC has loaners available.
  8. RAIN GEAR - Optional but recommended.

Helpful Information:

  • Enrollment is on a first come basis.
  • When enrolling, you must indicate if you want motorcycle or scooter instruction.
  • Motorcycle class is limited to 8 students. Selecting a scooter is limited to 1 student per class.
  • Motorcycles, scooters, and helmets used in the program are supplied by the school. If you use your personal helmet, it must be DOT approved.
  • Attendance is required at all class sessions.
  • Upon successful completion, students must present the appropriate paperwork to the Department of Motor Vehicles to receive their motorcycle endorsement.
  • For more information about motorcycle safety and proper licensure, check out Florida Rider Training Program Website.

Course Information

Cost - $225

  • Cash
  • Visa or Mastercard (A 5% convenience fee will be assessed on all debit and credit card transactions.)
  • Cashier’s Checks or Money Orders
  • Personal checks are accepted and must be drawn on the account of the person presenting the check. The person paying by check must present valid government issued photo identification at the time of payment. All payments by check must be made in the WTC Cashier’s Office in person. Checks presented are subject to a 5-business day waiting period before services are provided. Returned checks will follow the CCSB returned check policy.

Schedule

DATES FOR 2024 CLASSES:

April 20 and 21

May 4 and 5

May 18 and 19

June 8 and 9

June 22 and 23

July 13 and 14

August 3 and 4

August 24 and 25

September 7 and 8

October 12 and 13

October 26 and 27

November 16 and 17

November 23 and 24

December 7 and 8

December 14 and 15 

Days and Times 

Saturday & Sunday: 7am – 3pm

Attendance is required at both class sessions.

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