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Basic Rider Course

The 2022 Motorcycle Training season is open for registration. We look forward to another great training season in 2022. The schedule runs from late March through late October. If you are not able to complete your 2022 class this season, please refer to bullet point 6 below. Thank you for your interest in Motorcycle safety and please stay safe out there.

Contact Stan Dickervitz at [email protected] with any questions. 

This Basic Rider Course is for anyone seeking a motorcycle license, this course meets the requirement of the state Motorcycle Rider Safety Course. The lecture portion of the course will be ONLINE, and must be completed prior to your first range. The Range portion of the course will be IN-PERSON.

It is illegal in Rhode Island to ride a motorcycle without a motorcycle license or permit: DO NOT ride your motorcycle to classes or ranges. CCRI provides all training motorcycles. Riding gear, i.e., helmets, boots, etc., are not provided and is the responsibility of the student.

Program and Safety Requirements

There are specific safety requirements of the Motorcycle Safety Program. In addition there are additional NEW COVID-19 requirements to keep you and the CCRI community safe.

Please click here to review Motorcycle Safety and Covid-19 REQUIREMENTS

Registration/Completion Information - Please read below in its entirety

  1. If you are younger than 18, DO NOT register online. Please mail in the Original Minor Release Agreement Form and Registration Form a copy of your operators license, and payment by check or money order only to the Lincoln address found of the registration form. Please note - the Minor Release Agreement Form must be notarized.
  2. If you do not have a RI Driver’s License you must also add the Motorcycle out of state license fee ($100) to your cart in the online registration system before checking out.
  3. If you miss your first range, do not come prepared, or are late, you will be required to re-register and pay the $60 Motorcycle Range Reschedule Fee.  

  4. To request special accommodations, e-mail Anthony Ricci, [email protected]. Student disability status information is strictly confidential, and the process may take 7-14 days.  

  5. Each student must successfully complete all 13 hours of the course which includes a 3-hour online eCourse and two 5-hour ranges with a riding skills test. Unsuccessful completion will result in a $60.00 retake fee. Sign up here for the Motorcycle Range Reschedule Fee. Second failure will result in retaking the entire course.  
  6. If you do not complete all 13 hours successfully within the program year which ends October 31, you must re-register, pay full course fees, and take the entire class again, NO EXCEPTIONS.  

  7. You must apply for your permit at the DMV within six months of receiving your certificate of completion. Once expired, you can take a riding skills retest for $60 (if you have taken the test in the last 12 months). After one year, you must retake the entire course.  

  8. See the DMV website for more information about Motorcycle Licenses.
  9. Duplicate/Replacement Certificates: To request a duplicate certificate of completion, please complete our online registration form here. There is a $20 charge for a duplicate certificate.
  10. Complete registration in our NEW Online Registration System - online registration is paid by credit card ONLY. Cash, check or money order walk-in registrations will be accepted in our office locations by appointment only.
  11. If you are looking to Reciprocate with Massachusetts or Connecticut for a RI License, please choose the Reciprocation $20.00 process Fee at the on line registration link.

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Link to Private Lessons - Basic Rider Course

Link to Private Lessons - Range Only

Refund Policy: Students must provide a minimum 48-hour notice prior to the start of a course in order to be eligible for a refund. Without proper notice or documented medical excuse, students will be required to re-register and pay full price. No partial refunds of tuition are made under any circumstances. Books and materials may be non-refundable depending on the course.  The registration fee is non-refundable unless the course is full or has been canceled by Workforce Partnerships. If a student requests a refund but has a balance due with the college, the money owed will be deducted from the refund.

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Cost

 

$195* (in state resident) $295* (out of state resident)  ($215*/$315* after July 1, 2022) *Includes $10 non-refundable registration fee.

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Time Commitment

 

13 hours 3 hours of online lectures, two five-hour riding ranges.

 

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