To take your full bike test you need to have a current CBT (DL196) certificate and passed your theory test. To book your theory test on line click here. https://www.gov.uk/book-a-driving-theory-test
If you pass your test on a motorcycle with automatic or semi-automatic transmission you’ll only get a full Licence for those types of motorcycle.
There are age restrictions on the category of motorcycle you can use to take your test.
The type of Licence you can gain depends on your age and the power of the motorcycle you take your test on.
There are 3 sub-categories of motorcycles you can use for your test. The sub-category of motorcycle you use affects the sub-categories you can ride after passing your test.
You must use the same sub-category of motorcycle for both modules of the test:
Sub-category A1 motorcycles used for tests must:
Category A unrestricted motorcycles used for tests must:
Pass Bike provides included in the cost of the courses appropriate motorcycles for each Licence category. A discount of £50 per course is available if you use your own bike. You bike must be on the DVSA approved motorcycles list here. If you have any questions do not hesitate to call a member of our team.
The motorcycle practical riding test is designed to see if you:
The practical motorcycle test is split into 2 separate modules - the off-road module and the on-road module.
To get a full motorcycle Licence you need to pass both modules on the same type of bike.
You should wear appropriate motorcycle clothing to your test. If you don’t wear the right clothing for your test it might be canceled and you could lose your fee.
Module 1 is the off-road module and normally takes about 20 minutes.
There is a minimum speed for the hazard avoidance and emergency stop exercises:
Module 2 is the on-road module and normally takes about 40 minutes.
Module 2 includes:
You’ll ride in a variety of road and traffic conditions. You’ll be asked to carry out:
You’ll have about 10 minutes of independent riding. This is designed to assess your ability to ride safely while making your own decisions. During your test you’ll have to ride independently by either following:
It doesn’t matter if you don’t remember every direction, or if you go the wrong way - that can happen to the most experienced riders.
Independent riding is not a test of your orientation and navigation skills. Riding independently means making your own decisions - this includes deciding when it’s safe and appropriate to ask for confirmation about where you’re going.
At the end of module 2, the examiner will give you the result and feedback. If you pass, the examiner will explain to you how to change your provisional Licence into a full Licence.
You’ll pass your test if you make:
There is lots to cover in taking your motorcycle test but our instructors will help you every step of the way, motorcyclists are the most thoroughly examined group of road users, a full bike Licence is something to be proud of and at Pass Bike we take take pride in the instruction and coaching we offer.
Sometimes test day nerves can get the better of anyone, if you haven't been successful Pass Bike offer very competitive retests. One price, whether its module one or module two our retest fee includes bike, equipment etc etc and training time pre test with an instructor and a debrief post test!