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Motorcycle Training

Frequently Asked Questions

Commonly asked questions about the JCCC Motorcycle Training Courses.


Missouri residents are welcome to take the courses but they will want to contact their local DMV to see if the completion card will waive the state requirement of a driving skills test.

Yes. Participants must be available to attend all of the sessions in a training during the same week, and you must attend all sessions shown for the section to registered for to successfully complete the class.

Motorcycle training courses are open to those 15 years of age or older who have a valid driver's license or learner's permit.   

No, you do not have to have any prior motorcycle experience. However, you will need to be able to ride and balance on a two-wheel bicycle. Also, this course is a physically active course with a large portion of training outside. Students must be capable of handling a motorcycle, have balance and coordination, and handle outdoor exposure for several hours at a time.

Speak with the instructor on the first night of class (Friday) and let them know of any medical concerns and any actions that may be needed or required (i.e. medications, contacts, etc.).

Courses meet regardless of weather. If JCCC is open and holding classes, our course will take place.

We do offer some Friday, Monday, Tuesday course sessions. See the course schedule for details.

You do not need to bring your riding gear, but you must bring a driver’s license or permit as identification.  Also plan on bringing a pen to take notes.

Participants must have completed the DE-99 form one week prior to the first night of class for certificates to be available by the end of the weekend training.

If you do not complete the form prior to class, your DE-99 form will be available seven working days after the course ends. At that time, they can be picked up in the registration office, Regnier Center 173.

No, we do not offer training for 3-wheel bikes or scooters.

The motorcycles provided have 250cc engines. Our current inventory includes: Suzuki GZ250s, Honda Rebel 250s, Suzuki TU250Ws, Yamaha V-star 250s and Honda Nighthawk 250s.

The Basic Rider Course 2 is intended for established riders who can bring their own motorcycles to course.

We offer a female-only riding course for beginning riders, as well as a Basic Rider Course 2 for advanced riders. See the course schedule for details.