Initial Basic Training

Initial Basic Training

Initial Basic Training

  • What is Initial Basic Training?
Initial Basic Training (IBT) is a mandatory training course that teaches basic riding skills to learner motorcyclist. It is part of the RSA’s Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) scheme and is intended to improve road safety.
  • What does Initial Basic Training involve?
IBT is a 16 hour course broken into four separate modules to be completed in sequence. These modules are a mixture of theory and practical riding skills.
When you have completed your Initial Basic Training course, your instructor wi
ll record the details of your training in your logbook and issue you with a Certificate of Satisfactory Completion.
You can now apply for your practical driving test.
  • Module 1
Module 1 focuses on theory and practical skills and will take place in the classroom and the off-road training area. It will take at least three hours to complete and has six objectives:
1. Personal protective equipment (PPE)
2. Introduction to motorcycle controls
3. Technical checks
4. Placing motorcycle on and off the stand
Initial Basic Training

Certificate of Approval

5. Walking alongside the motorcycle
6. How to start and stop the engine
  • Module 2
Module 2 focuses on practical skills and will take place solely in the off-road training area. It will be the first time in the training programme that you will ride your motorcycle. This module will take at least five hours to complete and has 10 objectives:
1. Moving off and stopping
2. Use of brakes
3. Use of gears
4. Slow riding
5. Figure of eight
6. U-turn
7. Slalom
8. Rear observation and mirrors
9. Turning left and right
10. Emergency adjustment of speed
  • Module 3
Module 3 focuses on theory and practical skills and will take place in the classroom and the off-road training area. It will take at least two hours to complete and has nine objectives:
1. Legal requirements
2. Rules of the road
3. Being seen
4. Road surfaces
5. Road and lane position
6. Rear observations and mirrors
7. Speed
8. Anticipation and reaction
9. Weather conditions
  • Module 4
Module 4 takes place on the road. You will be in contact with your instructor through a radio helmet link throughout. Your instructor will provide the radio but you may need to provide your own PPE. Check with your instructor for more details. This module will take at least six hours to complete and has eight objectives:
1. Gradients
2. Junctions
3. Traffic lights
4. Roundabouts
5. Safe distance
6. Anticipation and reaction
7. Pedestrian crossings
8. Bends

PRICES ON IBT

AM & A1 permit holders 16 hrs IBT

One to One Instruction: € 480 Without Bike Hire
Two or One Instruction: € 435 each. Without Bike Hire
One to One Instruction: € 590 incl. Bike Hire/PPe equipment
Two to one Instruction: €545 incl. Bike Hire.PPe equipment

A2 & A permit Holders: 18 Hrs IBT Direct Access

One to One Instruction: € 550 Without Bike Hire
Two or One Instruction: € 460 Without Bike Hire/ppe equipment
One to One Instruction: € 680 With Bike Hire/ppe equipment
Two to One Instruction: € 590 With Bike Hire/ppe equipment

Progression Module 5: 11Hrs A1 to A2 A2 to A

One to One Instruction: € 330 Without Bike Hire
Two to One Instruction: € 255 without Bike Hire
Progression Module 5: 11 hrs A1 to A2 only
Bike Hire: € 110 Incl. ppe equipment

Training motorcycle available, including ppe equipment,e.g. Helmet ,jacket, Pants ,Gloves. 
Please note
: We do not supply Motorcycle Boots

to book your place on our next course or are looking to get arrange a group on contact us today on 045 899858 or email bookings@philip-son.com

 

All our Initial Basic Training Courses are done by an Approved ADI tutor’s Registered with the Road Safety Authority (RSA)

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