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Motorcycle (A/A1/A2)

You can now book your Motorcycle IBT course online!

IBT

Initial Basic Training (IBT) is a mandatory Motorbike Training for all learner drivers on motorbikes.

Pre-Test Lessons

We offer Motorcycle pretest lessons for the Ballina, Co Mayo test center.

Licence Categories

Which motorbikes engine capacity you can drive in each category?

Safety Equipment

Every student should supply their own personal protective gear.

Massbrook Driving School

Learn how to safely operate and manoeuvre a motorcycle.

We offer many motorbike courses including Motorcycle IBT Initial Basic Training, pre-test lessons, one-to-one motorbike training, safety courses, advanced Motorbike, Roadcraft and machine control training.

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Massbrook Driving School

Learn To Ride a Motorbike

Our motorbike training program is designed to teach you how to ride a motorcycle safely and comfortably. With feedback from the most qualified and experienced motorcycle instructor around, you will be ready to pass your driving test in no time! Training involves a series of lessons and practice sessions that cover various aspects of motorcycle riding, such as proper body positioning, throttle control, braking, cornering, and defensive driving techniques.
Massbrook Driving School

Our Motorcycle Training Programs

Our programs are designed to cater to riders of all levels, from beginners who have never ridden a bike before to experienced riders looking to enhance their skills. The motorcycle training is conducted in a controlled environment and under the guidance of certified instructors who provide personalised feedback and coaching to help riders improve. The goal of this motorbike training is to help riders become safer and more confident on the road, reducing the risk of accidents and injuries while also improving overall enjoyment of riding.

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Motorcycle Driving Licence Categories

Once you decide to ‘upgrade’ your licence to drive the heavier types of motorbike, you can follow a progression module, or motorbike training course, of the ‘initial basic training’ on the heavier type of motorbike.

Category AM

✓ Motorcycles not exceeding:
50 cc e.g. Mopeds 
✓ Minimum age 16
✓ IBT Training required: Modules 1, 2, 3 & 4
✓ Total 16 hours
✓ Training Moped Not Provided

Category A1

✓ Motorcycles not exceeding:
125 cc not exceding 11 kW 
✓ Minimum age 16
✓ IBT Training required: Modules 1, 2, 3 & 4
✓ Total 16 hours
Training Motorcycle Provided

Category A2

✓ Motorcycles no less than:
245 cc from 20KW to 35KW
✓ Minimum age 18 
✓ IBT Training required: Modules 1, 3 & 5
✓ Total 18 hours
Training Motorcycle Provided

Category A

✓ Motorcycles no less than:
595 cc no less than 50 kW 
✓ Minimum age 24
✓ IBT Training required: Modules 1, 3 & 5
✓ Total 18 hours
Training Motorcycle Provided

Getting Your Full Driving Licence

Theory Test

Apply for and pass the driving theory test in the desired category.

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Learner Permit

At any NDLS office in your area apply for your learner permit.

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IBT / EDT

Complete IBT / EDT training for the category permit you hold.

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Driving Test

Apply for the driving test anytime. You must hold your permit at least 6 months before taking the test.