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Continuing Education

Motorcycle Rider Skills Training

Beginning Rider Course

Learn entry-level skills such as effective turning, braking and obstacle avoidance, plus develop safe street-riding strategies. Successful completion of this course waives the Virginia DMV knowledge exam and road test, with the completion certificate serving as a 30-day Virginia two-wheeled motorcycle license, subject to DMV age requirements. Visit the Virginia DMV website for additional information. Licensing requirements vary; please check with your state of legal residence. Minimum age is 16. If you are under age 19, you must complete the auto driver education classroom portion before taking this class. Written parental permission is required for students under age 18. This Virginia Rider Training Program course is co-sponsored by BRCC Continuing Education and the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles.

Meets: One Saturday and Sunday (dates below), 7:30 am-5 pm; BRCC Room A106
Fee: $125. Motorcycles and helmets provided.

2016 Schedule

To register online, click on the course date.

Apr 9-10
Apr 16-17
Apr 23-24
Apr 30-May 1
May 7-8
May 21-22
Jun 4-5
Jun 18-19
Jun 25-26
Jul 16-17
Jul 23-24
Jul 30-31
Aug 13-14
Aug 20-21
Sep 10-11
Sep 17-18
Sep 24-25
Oct 1-2

Coming in June! BRCC also offers a three-hour Jump Start for novices who need to learn how to operate a clutch before taking a Beginning Rider Course, AND a one-day Experienced Rider Course for advanced riders who want to test themselves - and their bikes - through skill-building range exercises.

Jump Start

Jun 12; 8am-11am
Jun 12; 12pm-3pm

Experienced Rider Course

Jun 11; 8 am-3pm

Motorcycle Course Registration Is Easy

  • By phone, from Harrisonburg 453-2284
  • By phone, from Staunton 213-7002, ext. 2284
  • By phone, from Waynesboro 943-7002, ext. 2284
  • TDD: 234-0848

Phone registrations are accepted only with VISA, MasterCard, Discover, or American Express or debit card payment information. Refunds must be requested at least two weeks before course begins. No transfers between classes.