Motorcycle courses

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Thinking about switching from four wheels to two? Or maybe even three?

With over 25 years experience training motorcycle and Spyder® riders, we offer a variety of courses to help you obtain your M1, M2 and M licences, or refine your techniques and advance your skills.

From the beginner to the more advanced rider, we’ve got you covered!

Check out our Guide to Ride – 2017 Motorcycle Training and Course Registration for course descriptions, locations, dates, times and to register.

Registering is easy!

ONLINE

To register online simply select the course you want to take, then hit add to cart, view cart and checkout. To complete your register login using your Georgian College ID and password. If you’re registering online and don’t have a Georgian College student number, you’ll need to apply for a new student number. Upon checkout, you will be asked to create an account which will then supply a form to request a student number. Fill out the form and hit “Submit.”

Note: The creation of new student number typically takes three to four days, at which point you will receive an email to continue the registration process. If your course is set to start within one week, we recommend you register either by phone or in person.

BY PHONE

We have staff available to complete your course registration. Please have the course code and credit card information available when you call.

Call 705.722.1511

IN PERSON

Register in person at any Georgian College campus at the Office of the Registrar. Our training locations include: Barrie, Midland, Muskoka (Bracebridge), Orangeville, Orillia, Owen Sound and South Georgian Bay (Collingwood).

For further information or support please contact:

Jenn Martin

Co-ordinating Chief Instructor, Part-time Studies and Workforce Development

705.728.1968, ext. 5272

What course is right for me? What course do I take first?

Three-hour Introduction to Motorcycle Riding course

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Not sure if motorcycling is for you? In this course, participants are taught the very basics of operating a motorcycle. You learn balancing, braking and slow speed control.

M1 licence is NOT required.

Note: Students must provide and wear full riding gear.

Note: This session does NOT replace the basic course. Price includes use of Georgian College motorcycles. There is no certificate offered.

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Motorcycle Training Basic course (M1 Exit course)

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Want to complete M1 Exit? In this course, students learn balancing, braking, cold starting, stopping, moving off and stopping, correct gear changing, signaling and shoulder checking, slow-riding and pattern riding. Plus advanced skills including traffic behaviour, collision avoidance, introduction to decision-making, emergency braking and dealing with obstacles. This course includes both classroom and on-the-bike training with motorcycles provided. Individuals successfully completing all instruction and the final test (M1 Exit) will be eligible to receive an M2 licence.

Note: Students must provide and wear full riding gear.

Students must possess, and have available, a valid Ontario Ministry of Transportation Class M1 permit.

You must be 16 years of age or older to register.

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Three Extra – Fine Tune Your Riding Skills

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Ride in our lot, on our training motorcycles, with instructor coaching. This course is ideal for those who were unsuccessful on their M1 Exit skills evaluation, who need to practice riding. It is also ideal for licensed riders who have not been actively riding and want to gain some confidence. Full riding equipment is required.

Note: Students must provide and wear full riding gear.

Students taking this course can possess a M1, M2 or M licence.

You must be 16 years of age or older to register.

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M2 Exit

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Upgrade to the full M licence. This course is designed to prepare students for their final motorcycle riding skills or M2 Exit test. The course consists of three segments: classroom portion, a range or parking lot portion and a road or street portion. Upon completion students will be given the M2 Exit Road Test by Ministry of Transportation-certified instructors.

Note: Students must provide and wear full riding gear.

Have a valid M2 licence for a minimum of 22 months (or 18 months if successfully completed at a recognized motorcycle training program).

Provide a motorcycle capable of reaching highway speeds with a copy of current insurance certificate.

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Gearing Up Refresher

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While waiting out snowy winter conditions, your confidence in your recently learned riding skills has diminished. Students who successfully complete this program receive a Canada Safety Council refresher course certificate, which may have a beneficial affect on their insurance premiums.

Students need to demonstrate entry-level riding ability. If using a personally owned motorcycle for the program, it must be licensed and insured, street legal and pass a pre-ride safety inspection. Bike rentals are available upon request.

Note: Students must provide and wear full riding gear.

Students must hold M or M2 licence with experience.

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Enhance Your Riding

Invest in your skill development with our three-hour training sessions on your own motorcycle. Take our two levels of classes slow-speed maneuvers and high-speed braking and cornering exercises.

Note: Students must provide and wear full riding gear.

Students taking this course must hold M or M2 licence.

 

TO REGISTER CALL – 705.728.1968, ext. 5272

Experienced Rider Course

Take your riding to a new level with our Experienced Rider course. Learn advanced tips and techniques that will help you own the road. For those with riding experience, the five-hour course includes on-bike exercises on a closed course as well as a review of safety elements.

Upon successful completion, receive a Georgian College certificate of attendance.

Note: Students must provide and wear full riding gear.

Students taking this course must hold M or M2 licence.

Must provide proof of insurance and pass bike inspection .

 

TO REGISTER CALL – 705.728.1968, ext. 5272

M1 Exit Spyder

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Spyder Rider Training is designed to teach the novice or experienced rider how to ride a 3-wheeled motorcycle. This course takes the rider through the basic skill training including turning skills, shifting through gears, effective braking and controlling vehicle speed. Includes in classroom learning and riding skill practice in the parking lot. Students are offered a skill evaluation conducted at the end to move students on to M2 (M).

Note: Students must provide and wear full riding gear.

Students must hold M1.

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Two-hour Try-a-Spyder

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Thinking three wheels, not two? But not sure? Take the opportunity to test drive a Can-Am spyder. Learn to operate, brake and control a Spyder and then take one for a closed-course ride, under the supervision of certified instructors.

Note: Students must provide and wear full riding gear.

Students taking this course must hold M1.

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