The Basic Rider Course (BRC) provides classroom and actual motorcycle operator training in a controlled environment.
In the Basic Rider Course, students will have the opportunity to learn:
You are taught techniques such as:
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation certifies our Instructors/RiderCoaches.
A valid automobile license or a motorcycle learner's permit is required to participate in this class.
Trainer motorcycles are provided.
No previous riding experience is necessary; however a good sense of balance is required.
Registration for Fall 2013 is underway.
|RVH 130||11||July 26, 27, 28|
|RVH 130||13||Aug 2, 3, 4|
|RVH 130||14||Aug 9, 10, 11|
|RVH 130||18||Aug 30, 31, Sept 1|
|RVH 130||19||Sept 6, 7, 8|
|RVH 130||20-21||Sept 20, 21, 22|
|RVH 130||22||Sept 27, 28, 29|
|RVH 130||23||Oct 4, 5, 6|
|RVH 130||24||Oct 11, 12, 13|
|RVH 130||25||Oct 18, 19, 20|
|RVH 130||26||Oct 25, 26, 27|
|RVH 130||27||Nov 1, 2, 3|
**We are offering two advanced rider classes on Sept 14 & 15. Please call for more information.
Students MUST be on time for all class sessions. NO ADMITTANCE for late arrivals.
Friday: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday & Sunday: Single Session Classes 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
These times are approximate and are subject to changes due to weather or unforeseen circumstances.
Composite tuition, subject to change
Virginia Resident: $142.59 per credit hour
Non-Virginia Resident: $337.19 per credit hour
For the riding portion of the course, students must provide protective gear.
The protective gear consists of:
Students will not be permitted to ride without this protective gear. Helmets are available if needed.
To enroll for these classes, you can Apply, Register
and Pay online.
For additional information or assistance with the registration process, contact the Admissions Office at 857-7231.
If you need additional information about this program, call Carlton Mabe at 857-7375.
The instructor has the final authority in determining if a student shall be permitted to participate in the riding portion of the course.
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.
Take Exit 143, Travel South on I-581 to the Colonial Avenue Exit and follow the signs for 7/10 of a mile.
From VA 419
Turn North onto Colonial Avenue and proceed 1.9 miles.
Training will be conducted on the Virginia Western Community College Campus, in Webber Hall, Room W121. Students should park in front of the building between the white lines. (Campus Map)
We use VW Alert to immediately contact you during a major crisis or emergency.