Course Outline

This course is designed for those who wish to obtain their Motorcycle Learners Permit. Participants will be required to reach a competency standard and fulfil the relevant VicRoads testing criteria. This course is intended for individuals who wish to obtain a motorcycle learner permit in Victoria. We recommend that participants have some motorcycle riding experience before commencing this course. Aust-Link runs a Motorcycle Pre Learners Course for this purpose.


Entry Requirements

Participants must:

  • Be 18 years old.
  • Provide either a photo licence or primary and secondary proof of identity prior to course commencement.
  • Wear appropriate protective clothing with full skin cover for riding motorcycles.
  • Obtain and study the Victorian Rider Handbook from Aust-Link or VicRoads before the course commences.

Note: Intending riders who do not hold a current Victorian Car Learner Permit or Drivers licence will be required to complete a road law knowledge test at a Vic Roads customer centre.


2 Full Days

Trainer / Participant Ratio

1:5 Maximum

Course Objectives

Participants receive skills training and then testing as required by VicRoads office to receive their motorcycle learners' permit.



A Vic Roads permit is issued at the completion of the course.


The course includes:

Day 1

  • Protective clothing
  • Motorcycle safety inspection
  • Motorcycle major & minor controls
  • Straddle walk
  • Posture
  • Partner push
  • Start up/shut down
  • Left then right turns
  • Gear changing
  • Road craft tactics
  • Curves, slow down, gear down, move away.
  • Slow riding
  • Simulated road ride
  • Theory test based on the Victorian Riders Handbook.Day 2
  • Recap day 1
  • Slow ride
  • Straight ride
  • Steering
  • Brake away
  • Simulated road ride
  • Briefing MPA range
  • Conduct MPA range
  • Briefing MPA road
  • Conduct MPA road

Introductory prices:

Weekday course $499

Friday and Saturday course $545

Full Weekend course $599

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