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So you want to obtain a FULL licence??

Everyone who wants to obtain a full motorcycle licence must first complete a (CBT) Compulsory Basic Training course and pass a Motorcycle (Theory Test). Both of these certificates have a 2 year life.

Once both of these have been completed then depending on your age you can now go for a Full Category A licence or a Sub-Category A1 or A2 licence.

Aged 17-18 you are eligible for a SUB-CATEGORY A1 (Light Motorcycle) Licence.

Our Yamaha SR125cc motorcycle Our Yamaha SR125cc motorcycle

  • What is a Category A1 bike?
    • a motorcycle without a side car
    • be at least 120cc and no more than 125cc
    • not have more than 11kW power (14.6bhp)
    • be capable of at least 55mph (90km/h)

  • (1) Complete a (CBT) course.

  • (2) Pass your motorcycle (Theory Test).

  • (3) Pass your off-road (Module 1) practical test on a category A1 motorcycle.

  • (4) Pass your on-road (Module 2) Practical test on a category A1 motorcycle.

    • You can discard your "L" plates.
    • You are allowed to carry a pillion passenger.
    • You are allowed to ride on motorways.
    • You are restricted to ride motorcycles suitable for category A1.

Aged 19-23 you are eligible for a SUB-CATEGORY A2 (Medium Motorcycle) Licence.

Our Yamaha MT-03 Geared Motorcycle Our Suzuki Burgman 400 Automatic A2 Motorcycle

  • What is a Category A2 bike?

    • a motorcycle without a side car
    • is at least 245cc
    • has a power output between 20kW and 35kW (26bhp and 46.6bhp)
    • There's no upper engine size limit, but:
      • the power to weight ratio must not exceed 0.2kW/kg
      • it must not be derived from a motorcycle of more than double its power

  • (1) Complete a (CBT) course.

  • (2) Pass your motorcycle (Theory Test).

  • (3) Pass your off-road (Module 1) practical test on a category A2 motorcycle.

  • (4) Pass your on-road (Module 2) practical test on a category A2 motorcycle.

    • You can discard your "L" plates.
    • You are allowed to carry a pillion passenger.
    • You are allowed to ride on motorways.
    • You are restricted to ride motorcycles suitable for category A2 for 2 years.
    • after 2 years you are now eligible to go for your category A licence 21-23 years

Aged 21-23 and want to go for a CATEGORY A (Unrestricted) Licence.

Our Suzuki SV650X geared motorcycle Our Suzuki Gladius 650cc motorcycle

  • What is a Category A bike?

    • a motorcycle without a side car
    • be at least 595cc
    • have a minimum power output of at least 50kW (67bhp)
    • minimum weight (without rider) of 175kg

  • (!) You must have held an A2 for at least 2 years wait till you are 24+.

  • (!) You will not need a valid CBT certificate.

  • (!) You will not need to pass the Motorcycle theory test again.

  • (1) Pass your off-road (Module 1) practical test on a category A motorcycle.

  • (2) Pass your on-road (Module 2) Practical test on a category A motorcycle.

    • You can discard your "L" plates.
    • You are allowed to carry a pillion passenger.
    • You are allowed to ride on motorways.
    • You can now ride a motorcycle of any size and power.
Aged 24+ you are eligible for a CATEGORY A (Unrestricted) Licence.

Our Suzuki Gladius Geared motorcycle Our Suzuki SV650X Geared motorcycle

  • What is a Category A bike?

    • a motorcycle without a side car
    • be at least 595cc
    • have a minimum power output of at least 50kW (67bhp)
    • minimum weight (without rider) of 175kg

  • (1) Complete a (CBT) course.

  • (2) Pass your motorcycle (Theory Test).

  • (3) Pass your off-road (Module 1) practical test on a category A motorcycle.

  • (4) Pass your on-road (Module 2) Practical test on a category A motorcycle.

    • You can discard your "L" plates.
    • You are allowed to carry a pillion passenger.
    • You are allowed to ride on motorways.
    • You can now ride a motorcycle of any size and power.

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