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Motorcycle Courses

Basic Motorcycle Operator Training

Course Code: XMISC 1001

This 20-hour weekend course is for beginning motorcycle riders. It offers hands-on instruction and road experience that teaches students the skills they need to get the most out of riding. The class meets Friday evening from 6:00 p.m. -10:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Motorcycles and helmets are provided by TSTC for the course. Attendance to all three days is mandatory. Limit of 12 students per class. First Paid- First Serve Basis. After passing written and riding skills evaluation, students will receive an MSF Rider Course Completion Card that could exempt them from the riding portion of the motorcycle license test, as well as possibly qualify them for discounts on insurance. Due to the high demand of this course, NO REFUNDS or schedule changes will be made after 5:00 p.m. Tuesday of the week class is scheduled to begin. Price: $195

Enrollment Eligibilities:

(1) Applicants must have the ability to ride a bicycle (balance).

(2) Basic motorcycle operator training courses are open to any person who is:

        (a) Physically and mentally capable of being licensed in Texas as a motorcycle operator;

        (b) If you are between the ages of 15 and 18 years old, you must be able to provide proof of successful   completion of the first six hours of the driver's education course as required by the Texas Education Agency in order to enroll in the basic motorcycle operator-training course.

(c) Proof of successful completion of the classroom driver education requirement is:

        (i) A properly annotated Texas Driver Education Certificate, form DE-964 (E),

(ii) An instructional permit for a Class C, or higher, driver license, or

(iii) An unrestricted Class C, or higher, driver license is considered proof of completion of the driver education requirement.

Required Materials and Supplies:

  • Eye Protection (eyeglasses or sunshades at a minimum)
  • Long sleeve (long sleeve shirt or jacket)
  • Long pants (must cover the entire legs and ankles)
  • Over the ankle footwear (boots or high-topped shoes which cover the ankles)
  • Gloves (full fingered)
  • Rain gear or clothing changes (for inclement weather)

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