Fast-Track Program (Business, Technology & Trades)

Motorcycle Rider Safety Courses

Virginia Western Community College offers opportunities for being certified to ride 2-wheel motorcycles through the Basic Rider sessions as well as opportunities for licensed riders to hone skills through Experienced Rider sessions. One-on-one tutoring is also available for beginners who wish an introduction or training on a motorcycle before attempting a class or to refresh skills. 

Basic Rider 2-Wheel Course

1 Credit

This course provides classroom and actual motorcycle operator training in a controlled environment. Students will learn the basics, strategies to stay safe, and more. Click here for more information.

Experienced Rider 2-Wheel Course


Hone your skills to a higher level in a one-day non-credit class designed to increase your awareness and confidence on the road. Click here for more information.

One-on-One Course


This course is scheduled by request and designed for the rider who is unsure if they are ready for the Basic Rider 2-wheel course or who has experienced the beginner course but needs additional time to achieve the comfort and safety level needed. Click here for more information.

Contact Us

 Webber Hall W305
Fax: 540-857-7086

Mailing address:
School of Business, Technology & Trades
3098 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015