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Lessons and Pre-Test Lessons

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Lessons and Pre-Test Lessons

  • We can provide lessons on your own bike or on one of our school bikes.
  • We have school bikes available for all categories of motorcycle test, 'AM', 'A1', 'A2' & 'A'.
  • Our school bikes are also available to hire for your test in :

  • Tallaght
  • Naas
  • Portlaoise
  • Carlow
  • Wicklow
  • Gorey
  • Wexford

IBT Training Modules

Module 1: (3-Hours) (6 - Objectives)

  1. Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  2. Introduction to motorcycle controls
  3. Technical Checks
  4. Placing motorcycle on and off the stand
  5. Walk alongside motorcycle
  6. How to start and stop the engine including precautions for mounting and dismounting.

Module 2: (5 - Hours) (10 - Objectives)

  1. Move off and stop
  2. Use of brakes
  3. Use of gears
  4. Slow riding exercise
  5. Figure of eight exercise
  6. U-turn exercise
  7. Slalom exercise
  8. Rear observation and mirrors
  9. Turning left and right
  10. Emergency adjustment of speed - Emergency stop

Module 3: (2 - Hours) (10 - Objectives)

  1. Legal requirements
  2. Rules of the Road
  3. Being seen
  4. Road surfaces
  5. Road and lane position
  6. Rear observations and mirrors
  7. Speed
  8. Anticipation and reaction
  9. Weather conditions (Including modal choice and route planning)
  10. Fatigue

Module 4: (6 - Hours) (8 - Objectives)

  1. Gradients
  2. Junctions
  3. Traffic lights
  4. Roundabouts
  5. Safe distance
  6. Anticipation and reaction
  7. Pedestrian & rail crossings (Rail where possible)
  8. Bends

Module 5: (11-Hours) (13-Hours for Direct Access to 'A2' or 'A') 23-Objectives


  1. Move off and Stop
  2. Use of Brakes
  3. Use of Gears
  4. Slow riding (Exercise)
  5. Figure of eight (Exercise
  6. U-Turn (Exercise)
  7. Slalom (Exercise)
  8. Rear observations & mirror work
  9. Turning left & right
  10. Obstacle avoidance
  11. Emergency adj. of speed/stop
  12. Overtaking
  13. Carrying pillon passengers
  14. Using a sidecar / towing a trailer
  15. Gradients
  16. Junctions
  17. Traffic lights
  18. Roundabouts
  19. Safe distance
  20. Anticipation & reaction to hazards
  21. Pedestrian & rail crossings
  22. Bends
  23. Socially responsible riding

Pre-Test Lesson

Pre-Test lesson available at Wexford, Waterford, Wicklow and Gorey test centers.

We will get you fully prepared for you test with a pre-test lesson and explain exactly what you will have to do on the day.

The pre-test will cover:

  • Learner Permit Check
  • Traffic Signs & Rules Check
  • Hand signals
  • P.O.W.D.E.R check
  • Walking with the machine
  • Mirrors
  • Signals
  • Lifesavers
  • Shoulder checks
  • Progress
  • Speed limits
  • Road position
  • Slow ride
  • U-Turn
  • Overtake maneuver
  • Emergency adjustment of speed
  • Roundabouts
  • Junctions
  • Turning left
  • Turning right

School bikes available to hire for your test for all categories.


Advanced Training

We are approved by RoSPA to provide advanced training.

All our advanced training is based on motorcycle Roadcraft the system of motorcycle control.

The System of Motorcycle Control

Information - Position - Speed - Gear - Acceleration.

We provide advanced training lessons to help you improve your riding skills with a view to making you a safer and more confident rider on all road types and in all weather conditions.

We will first do an assessment of your skill level and then give you some advice on an advanced course to suit you, improving your skills to the level where you are ready to take and pass the RoSPA advanced riding test.

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