Salford, Manchester and Northwich, Cheshire
Become a Motorcycle Instructor, We offer a unique approach to Motorbike Instructor Training.
We are proud of having Introduced Motorbike Instructors into the Industry, and indeed many of our passed Trainee Instructors have gone on to successfully open their own Training Centres across the country.
Some training school courses offer to get you ready for Driving Standards Agency instructor exams in a week or two, then off you go and attend Cardington. Avoid them it is not enough.
How can you possibly be a competent instructor after one or two weeks?
People can actually learn to pass the exam in that time? Really? You need something along the lines of an apprenticeship.
RJH have quite a rigorous training scheme for Instructors. We get them to a level where they can pass the exams and be competent to basic instructor level in approx 6/12 months, depending on how much time you are prepared to put in.
To be an Experienced instructor takes approx 3 years.
There’s no substitute for experience and an entry level motorbike instructor can expect to earn £18000 to £25000. Our full time DAS qualified Instructors earn approx £30,000 per year.
RJH 10 Day Motorcycle Instructor Training Course is spread over 6/12 months, comprising of teaching live pupils, getting paid for doing so by way of a “down trained” badge.
Our Training package is designed to prepare you for the DVSA Instructor Assessment which takes place at Cardington, Bedford, for both the CBT and DAS qualification.
Our unique approach with a Learn as you Earn training option ensures a very high 1st time Cardington pass rate. This works by committing and investing in our 10 day course, approx 50% of the way through the instructor training course (dependant on the individual) we can issue you with a CBT Down Trained Badge and you start conducting CBT whilst earning and under the close observation of RJH. This enables you to gain valuable experience of conducting CBT’s and ensures a better Cardington pass rate. Also this option means you get your initial investement back.
Benefits of the RJH Training Package:
Flexible training to suit your pace, choose the level of qualification you require, benefit from our years of training experience and comprehensive training with DVSA qualified Instructors at Salford, Manchester Motorbike Instructor Training. We offer a Learn as you Earn training option too.
To be eligible, you must be over 21 years of age and have held a full Category A motorcycle license for over 3 years.
A general overview of the course is as follows:
DAY 1 RJH Instructor teaching you at
ELEMENT A = AN INTRODUCTION TO THE CBT
1. How to check Driving Licenses.
2. Eyesight Test.
3. Aims of CBT.
4. Equipment and Clothing.
ELEMENT B = PRACTICAL ON SITE TRAINING
1. Become Familiar with the Motorcycle, Controls and how it works.
2. Machine Checks and take the machine on and off the Stand.
3. Wheeling the Motorcycle around to the left and to the right showing proper balance and use the brake to stop.
4. Starting and Stopping the Engine.
DAY 2 RJH Instructor teaching you.
ELEMENT C = PRACTICAL ON SITE RIDING
1. Ride the machine in a straight line and stop using the brakes and in the control position.
2. Ride the machine slowly and in a straight line.
3. Understand how to use the brakes.
4. Changing gear satisfactorily.
5. Ride the motorcycle in a figure of eight.
6. Bring the machine to a stop as in an emergency and under full control
7. Understand and demonstrate rear observation.
8. Simulate turning left and right using the OSMPSL routine.
9. Carry out a U-turn.
ELEMENT D = PRACTICAL ON ROAD TRAINING
1. Legal Requirements.
2. Highway Code.
5. Road Surfaces.
6. Weather Conditions.
9. Hazard Perception.
11. Rear Observations.
12. Road Position.
13. Following Distances.
14. Drink and drugs.
DAY 3 RJH Instructor teaching you.
ELEMENT E = PRACTICAL ON ROAD RIDING
1. Traffic Lights.
4. Pedestrian Crossings.
9. Stopping as in an Emergency.
DAY 4 You teaching RJH Instructor.
DAY 5 You teaching RJH Instructor (This will include all DAS training)
You will be given all the necessary stationary materials for the course i.e. Highway Code, CBT book, and RJH Instructor Manual.
Accommodation can be arranged at additional costs for Residential Students.
Approx 50% of the way through you can apply for a down trained badge and start earning while your learning. Your retainer 5 days can be used before sitting your Cardington Exams.
The Motorcycle Training Industry is regulated by the Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), and there are strict rules associated with motorcycle training.
The licensing of motorcyclists is also quite a complicated matter with rules relating to the age, name, size and power of motorcycles.
Essentially there are three stages of qualification to become a fully qualified motorcycle instructor.
Down trained (We can offer this option as a Learn as you Earn)
Trained and assessed by a qualified instructor and permitted to train at Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) level only.
Attended the DVSA centre at Cardington and passed a rigorous two day assessment. This permits you to train at CBT level and down train other new instructors.
*2 This is the minimum qualification to hold an Approved Training Body Status (ATB).
Already CBT1C (cannot progress directly to DAS) and attended DSA Centre at Cardington and passed a further half-day assessment. This permits you to train DAS in addition to CBT.
*1 Currently there is no Qualification in respect of teaching new riders on 125cc machines post CBT. To work with RJH you would need at the very least to be down trained and assessed by us to conduct this type of training.
*2 This is the minimum qualification required to hold an Approved Training Body Status (ATB). This qualification is required prior to qualification to conduct Direct Access (DAS) Courses.
At the various stages of qualification you will be entitled to apply for a certificate from the DVSA. Unlike an approved Driving Instructor who holds a licence to train anywhere your certificate will be associated with an approved training body like RJH Rider Training.
*3 You are not restricted as to whom you can work for but each time you change you must apply for a new certificate which will state on it the ATB with whom you are allowed to train. The maximum number of ATBs you can train with at any one time is two.