IBT is training to a competent basic level and is not tested for a pass or fail result. The instructor must be satisfied that the trainee has acquired the necessary skill and knowledge level needed to be safe on the road.
This module is in our training centre classroom
Motorcycles and their controls
Basic Technical Checks
Taking Machine on and off the stand
Basic Safety Checks (POWER)
Moving the Machine without aid of engine
Precautions before starting (FIGS)
Starting and stopping the engine
This module is at our Training Centre Compound
Stopping the machine (Theory)
Moving off & Stopping in controlled fashion
Ride in a straight line
Correct use of brakes (all scenarios)
Gears selecting and changing
Junctions Left and Right using the Observation-Signal-Manoeuvre (OSM) and Position Speed-Look (PSL) routines
Emergency stopping under full control
Slalom U Turn manoeuvre
Figure of eight
Slow Riding under control
Explanation and Application of the Motorcycle System (OSPSL)
This module is at our Training Centre Compound & Classroom
Legal Requirements for riding on the road
Importance of knowing the Rules of the Road
Visibility - "Be Seen"
Rear Observation at appropriate times
Road surfaces and Traffic Conditions
Progress - Fast/Slow
Hazard perception and anticipation
This module is carried out on-road
The application of Module 3 (in practice) whilst on a public road
Dealing with Junctions
Dealing with Roundabouts
Dealing with Traffic controls
Dealing with Hills (incline & decline)
Dealing with Hazards and Obstructions
Module 5 (Progression Module)
This module includes topics previously covered during Modules 2 & 4 with some additional new content to allow ‘progression’
The training needs to be undertaken on the new vehicle type, you wish to change to, e.g. from ‘automatic’ to ‘manual’.
This progression Module will facilitate changes in your entitlements without you having to undergo the full programme again and in limited circumstances without you having to undergo a practical driving test.
For Direct access purposes to Category ‘A’ or ‘A2’ motorcycles, you will need 13 hours to complete this module.
Where IBT has already been completed and you are availing of ‘progressive access’ then you will need 11 hours to complete this module.
Moving off and stopping
Use of brakes
Use of gears
Slow riding exercise
Figure of eight exercise
Rear observation and mirror work
Turning left and right
Emergency adjustment of speed/Emergency Stop
Carrying pillion Passengers
Using a Sidecar / towing a Trailer
Anticipation and reaction to hazards including dealing with Emergency service vehicles.
Pedestrian & rail crossings (rail where possible)
Socially responsible Riding/driving