Workforce Continuing Education Course Catalog

Motorcycle Basic Rider Course
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Available Classes
    Section Location Begin Date End Date Instructor Price Seats Available/Total Seats
203179 Southern Wake Campus 03/08/2019 03/10/2019 J. Picket $250.00 7/12
203187 Southern Wake Campus 03/15/2019 03/17/2019 K. Wallace $250.00 8/12
203188 Southern Wake Campus 03/22/2019 03/24/2019 J. Hale $250.00 10/12
203200 Southern Wake Campus 03/29/2019 03/31/2019 E. Gifford $250.00 11/12
203206 Southern Wake Campus 04/05/2019 04/07/2019 R. Wagner $250.00 12/12
203208 Southern Wake Campus 04/12/2019 04/14/2019 $250.00 12/12
203803 Southern Wake Campus 04/26/2019 04/28/2019 J. Hale $250.00 12/12
203805 Southern Wake Campus 05/03/2019 05/05/2019 R. Wagner $250.00 12/12
203806 Southern Wake Campus 05/10/2019 05/12/2019 S. Hill $250.00 11/12
Description Course Outline Requirements Intended Audience More Details
Intended Audience
Potential Students interested in learning to ride motorcycles and obtaining their motorcycle license from the DMV.
Are you ready for adventure? Interested in becoming a motorcyclist? This course will help you develop the skills and strategies to become a safe and responsible rider. You'll learn motorcycle control skills: clutch, straight line riding, stopping, and more. You'll learn how to minimize risks and ride safely on quiet roads and busy streets. This is an MSF course; successful students will receive endorsement cards and will not have to take the riding portion of the DMV test. Please review the General Information page for riding gear needed and other requirements.
Course Objectives
  1. Upon successful completion of the course students will acquire skills needed for safe motorcycle riding and will receive an MSF endorsement card, which will allow them to waive the NCDMV riding test.
Outline of Instruction
  1. • Introduction to motorcycling
    • Protective gear / What to wear
    • Controls such as the clutch and brakes
    • Pre-ride inspection of your motorcycle
    • Preparing to ride your motorcycle on the class range
    • Street strategies to avoid trouble and stay safe
    • Driving and riding impairments such as use of alcohol and drugs
    • How to maneuver your motorcycle
    • Avoiding obstacles
    • Lane changes
    • Passing
    • Riding at night
    • Collision avoidance skills
    • Swerving
    • Special situations
    • Carrying a passenger or cargo
    • Dealing with tire failure
    • Dealing with animals
    • And other topics all included increasing your motorcycle riding enjoyment and safety.
Contact Hours
Industry Standard, State, or National Certification
CE to CU Articulation
Good bicycle experience
Text and Supplies Needed
Text supplied. Students are responsible for bringing additional supplies for the course as listed online at the time of registration.
Clinical Site/Special Facilities
Requirements for Successful Completion of this Course
  1. Attendance 100%
  2. Participation
Accreditation/Special Approval Requirements
Intended Audience
Potential Students interested in learning to ride motorcycles and obtaining their motorcycle license from the DMV.
Specific Industry or Business Support Needs
Industry or Job Titles Related to training Outcomes for Employment
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Course Contact Information
Courtney Boney