Basic Rider Course – CCRI

Basic Rider Course

The 2022 Motorcycle Training season is open for registration. We look forward to another
great training season in 2022. The schedule runs from late March through late October.
If you are not able to complete your 2022 class this season, please refer to bullet
point 6 below. Thank you for your interest in Motorcycle safety and please stay safe
out there.

Contact Stan Dickervitz at [email protected] with any questions. 

This Basic Rider Course (2-wheel ONLY) is for anyone seeking a motorcycle license,
this course meets the requirement of the state Motorcycle Rider Safety Course. The
lecture portion of the course will be ONLINE, and must be completed prior to your
first range. The Range portion of the course will be IN-PERSON.

It is illegal in Rhode Island to ride a motorcycle without a motorcycle license or
permit: DO NOT ride your motorcycle to classes or ranges. CCRI provides all training
motorcycles. Riding gear, i.e., helmets, boots, etc., are not provided and is the responsibility
of the student.

Program and Safety Requirements

There are specific safety requirements of the Motorcycle Safety Program.

Please click here to review Motorcycle Safety Program Information

Registration/Completion Information – Please read below in its entirety

  1. If you are younger than 18, DO NOT register online. Please mail in the Original Minor Release Agreement Form and Registration Form a copy of your operators license, and payment by check or money order only to the
    Lincoln address found of the registration form. Please note – the Minor Release Agreement
    Form must be notarized.
  2. If you do not have a RI Driver’s License you must also add the Motorcycle out of state
    license fee ($100) to your cart in the online registration system before checking
  3. If you miss your first range, do not come prepared, or are late, you will be required
    to re-register and pay the $60 Motorcycle Range Reschedule Fee.  

  4. To request special accommodations, e-mail Anthony Ricci,

    [email protected]

    . Student disability status information is strictly confidential, and the process
    may take 7-14 days.  

  5. Each student must successfully complete all 13 hours of the course which includes
    a 3-hour online eCourse and two 5-hour ranges with a riding skills test. Unsuccessful
    completion will result in a $60.00 retake fee. Sign up here for the Motorcycle Range Reschedule Fee. Second failure will result in retaking the entire course.  
  6. If you do not complete all 13 hours successfully within the program year which ends
    October 31, you must re-register, pay full course fees, and take the entire class
    again, NO EXCEPTIONS.  

  7. You must apply for your permit at the DMV within six months of receiving your certificate
    of completion. Once expired, you can take a riding skills retest for $60 (if you have
    taken the test in the last 12 months). After one year, you must retake the entire

  8. See the DMV website for more information about Motorcycle Licenses.
  9. Duplicate/Replacement Certificates: To request a duplicate certificate of completion, please complete our online registration
    form here. There is a $20 charge for a duplicate certificate.
  10. Complete registration in our NEW Online Registration System – online registration is paid by credit card ONLY. Cash, check or money order walk-in
    registrations will be accepted in our office locations by appointment only.
  11. If you are looking to Reciprocate with Massachusetts or Connecticut for a RI License,
    please choose the Reciprocation $20.00 process Fee at the on line registration link.

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Link to Private Lessons – Basic Rider Course

Link to Private Lessons – Range Only

Refund Policy: Students must provide a minimum 48-hour notice prior to the start of a course in order
to be eligible for a refund. Without proper notice or documented medical excuse, students
will be required to re-register and pay full price. No partial refunds of tuition
are made under any circumstances. Books and materials may be non-refundable depending
on the course.  The registration fee is non-refundable unless the course is full or
has been canceled by Workforce Partnerships. If a student requests a refund but has
a balance due with the college, the money owed will be deducted from the refund.




$195* (in state resident) $295* (out of state resident)  ($215*/$315* after July 1, 2022) *Includes $10 non-refundable registration fee.


Time Commitment


13 hours 3 hours of online lectures, two five-hour riding ranges.


Attention Instructors

Please visit the Motorcycle Instructor Resources page for teaching resources.

Instructor Resources