The Basic Rider course provides classroom and actual motorcycle operator training in a controlled environment. This course is not eligible for financial aid. This course CANNOT be audited. Participants under 19 years of age should contact the DMV for information on obtaining a motorcycle learner's permit and operator's license.
The 2-Wheel Rider course is a 1-credit course. A class M-2 license endorsement is issued on site upon successful completion of the course. Trainer motorcycles and helmets are provided.
The 3-Wheel Rider course is a 1-credit course. A class M-3 license endorsement is issued on site upon successful completion of the course. Students may use their own motorcycles or have the option of using one provided.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation certifies our Instructors/Rider Coaches. A valid automobile license or a motorcycle learner's permit is required to participate in this class. No previous riding experience is necessary; however a good sense of balance is required.
Trainer motorcycles and helmets are provided. Students taking the 3-wheel course may choose to ride their own bikes. There is a knowledge and a riding skills test at the end of the course. Passing these two tests earns the student a Motorcycle Safety Foundation Completion Card and a Virginia licensing waiver, subject to VA DMV license requirements. The instructor has the final authority in determining if a student shall be permitted to participate in the riding portion of the course.
Students will learn:
For the riding portion of the course, students must provide the following protective gear:
Students will not be permitted to ride without this protective gear.
The Experienced Rider course is a non-credit course. Have you recently completed a beginner course or need a refresher? Hone your skills to a higher level in a one-day class designed to increase your awareness and confidence on the road. Students may use their own motorcycles or have the option of using one provided.
The One-On-One Tutoring is a non-credit course. It is designed for the rider who is unsure if they are ready for a full beginner course and for the rider who has experienced a beginner course, but needs a little more time to feel more comfortable and safer.
Students MUST be on time for all class sessions. NO ADMITTANCE for late arrivals.
Friday: 6:00 - 9:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday (Single Session): 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Saturday & Sunday (Dual Session): 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM or 1:00 - 6:00 PM
Instructors determine the ride times for individuals in dual session classes; therefore students in dual session classes should be available ALL day on Saturday & Sunday of their scheduled course.
*All times are approximate and are subject to change by VWCC due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.
|*RVH 130||11||March 11-13|
|*RVH 130||12||March 18-20|
|*RVH 130||13||April 1-3|
|RVH 130||14 & 15||April 8-10|
|RVH 130||16 & 17||April 15-17|
|RVH 130||18 & 19||April 22-24|
|RVH 130||20 & 21||April 29 - May 1|
*Denotes single session classes
|Friday, March 4||6:00 - 9:00 PM|
|Saturday, March 5||7:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
|Sunday, March 6||7:00 AM - 4:00 PM|
May 7: 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Meeting date and time are a collaboration between instructor and student and are offered in 3 hour segments.
This course is not eligible for financial aid.
Virginia Resident: $157.09*
Non-Virginia Resident: $351.69*
*Current tuition for 2015-2016 academic year; subject to change.
For additional information or assistance with the registration process, contact the Enrollment Center at 857-7231. If you need additional information about this course, call Tammy Meador at 857-6402.
To apply and enroll for these courses, contact Workforce Development at 540-857-6675.
To set up a tutoring session, contact Tammy Meador at 857-6402.
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