Getting your motorcycle licence

First Step - Basic Handling Test

DSC06651.JPGThe very first step is you need to obtain a Basic Handling Certificate which certifies that you are able to control a motorcycle to a basic level. Mainland Motorcycle School has a range of options to help you get this.

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Second Step - Theory Test

Second Step - Motorcycle theory test

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Take your Basic Handling Certificate to an Approved Driver Licensing Agency (AA or VTNZ) so that you can sit the theory part of your Learner Licence. This consists of 25 general road code questions and 10 motorcycle specific questions. This will get your Learners Licence which allows you to ride a LAMS approved motorcycle with limitations. (Read road code)

To find out about LAMS approved bikes, Click here>>

To read the motorcycle road code Click here>>

To practice your road code questions Click here>>

 To find a Canterbury driver licensing agent near you, Click here>> Please check "services" to see if the branch offers theory tests.

Third Step - Restricted licence

New CBTA (Competency Based Training and Assessment) Restricted Licence available.

No waiting period between your learners and restricted licence.

L_plate.jpgWe are pleased to announce that Mainland Motorcycle School has two NZTA approved CBTA instructors and assessors for gaining your restricted licence. A new course has been developed by NZTA to lift the skills of riders and reduce the time required between licence stages as it will be based on competency rather than time periods.

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Final Step Full licence


New CBTA (Competency Based Training and Assessment) Full Licence available.

Reduce the time from your restricted to full licence by 6months.

licence-600.jpgWe are pleased to announce that Mainland Motorcycle School has two NZTA approved CBTA instructors and assessors for gaining your full licence. A new course has been developed by NZTA to lift the skills of riders and reduce the time required between licence stages as it will be based on competency rather than time periods.

Note: This course can be done anytime during your restricted to full licence period, you just can't present the certificate to AA or VTNZ until the 12month period on your restricted is completed.

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