Advanced Motorcycle Instruction Diploma

Get ahead - become a motorcycle instructor

Advanced motorcycle instructor training is a savvy move for anyone wanting to get ahead in the rider training market. With CBT and DAS qualifications already under your belt, and a proven high riding standard (RoSPA Gold, Silver or equivalent or RoADTest gold), this RoSPA National Diploma in Advanced Motorcycle Instruction course will take your career up a gear.

  • Aimed at motorcycle instructors who want to be able to prepare other riders for an advanced test or who wish to gain entry onto the DSA register of Post-test Motorcycle Trainers (RPMT). (This will involve passing a DSA theory test).
  • The course includes:
    • Development of effective classroom management skills
    • Development of instructional commentary on all types of road and environments
    • Methods to coach and develop full licence holders to an advanced level
    • Examination in theory, classroom, and instructional ability
  • It is essential that delegates have a detailed knowledge of Motorcycle Roadcraft and The Highway Code. Outline knowledge of motorcycle mechanics, similar to that gained from an owners' manual, is also necessary and an understanding of instructional techniques such as those in the DSA Riding Instructor manual is advantageous.

Also available to download: Advanced Motorcycle Instruction Diploma

Discounts are available for RoSPA Members.

The five-day course has been designed for motorcycle instructors who wish to provide training for candidates in preparation for the RoSPA Advanced Riding Test, and those who wish to develop their ability to train to an advanced level, both in the classroom and on-road within the fleet industry.

Day One

The main emphasis on Day One is acquainting the delegates with the course instructors and each other, and assessing the level of skill of each rider to ensure that standards are maintained and consistent between delegates. This will include:

  • Introductory classroom sessions – introduction to advanced instruction and discussion
  • Instructional roadworthiness and pre-ride checks
  • On-road riding assessment with feedback from their instructors on strengths and areas that may require further development

Day Two

Essentially a classroom day focussing on instructional techniques and the role and responsibilities of the advanced instructor. Topics covered include:

  • Introduction to classroom management skills
  • Planning and delivering training programmes
  • Rehearsal of presentations

Day Three

This is essentially a riding day that will focus on fault analysis, remedy and evaluation. This will be taught through role-play whereby delegates will assume the roles of both instructor and student in a variety of scenarios. This will address the subject of:

  • Motorcycle dynamics – the handling and stability of the machine
  • The system – how it supports defensive riding, promoting safety and riding efficiently
  • Urban riding

Day Four

Another riding day further addressing the issues raised on the previous day, particularly the quality and effectiveness of the feedback given by delegates. This will involve:

  • Rural and motorway/dual carriageway riding
  • Forward and rear observations
  • Signals
  • Review

Day Five

This is the examination day, conclusion of the course and debrief.

Candidates will use their own vehicles, which should be insured, roadworthy and fit for a full day of riding in various weather conditions.

Meals and other refreshments during the day will be provided by RoSPA.

Location Duration Price Dates
Birmingham 5 Days Call for prices 18/06/2018
Crawley, West Sussex 5 Days 14/05/2018
Taunton, Somerset 5 Days 13/09/2018
St Helens 5 Days 09/07/2018
In-company 5 Days Call for dates

All prices are subject to VAT.

Motorcycle instructor training leads to a host of benefits, not least because holders of RoSPA's exclusive Advanced Motorcycle Instruction Diploma really stand out from the crowd.

Holders are able to gain entry onto the DSA register of Post-test Motorcycle Trainers (RPMT), which in turn opens further doors. Please note that entry to the RPMT will involve passing a DSA theory test.

Successful delegates will also be eligible to use the RoSPA Advanced Motorcycle Instruction logo.

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