Direct Access – Age 24+

Direct Access – Age 24+


Please Note:

Due to the very high demand for our Direct access courses combined with the reduced availability of bike tests at the test center, we unfortunately can not offer any more courses until further notice. We will update our web page when these restrictions are eased. We sincerely  apologize for this inconvenience.

Due to the continuation of the Corona Virus and In the interest of our customer’s health, safety and wellbeing, ALL customers attending the Direct access course, must provide their own legal To current UK guidelines, motorcycle helmets, visors, jackets and gloves. Face masks will also be required at all training and testing locations.

How old do I need to be?

You need to be 24 or older.

Licence Requirements?

  • You need to be 24 or older, holding a provisional bike license or full car license (giving provisional Cat. A entitlement).
  • You must also hold a valid C.B.T. and Theory Test pass certificates and be able to present both parts of your driving license if you have the photocard style or the “old” paper license and a valid passport, to under take the Direct Access Scheme.

Any other requirements?

  • Be able to read a standard number plate @ 20.5m and
  • Medically fit (i.e. not signed off under a doctors note)
  • Provide motorcycle helmet, boots and gloves.
  • Provide waterproof protection.
  • Most importantly you want to ride your bike!

So what is it all about?

Taken as two pairs of days, allows you to train and pass your Modular 1 (off road) test. On completion of Modular 1 you will be trained and booked in for Modular 2.

DAS day 1

Intro’ “big” bike and gain familiarity with the machine one of our secure training areas.

Try out the “slow speed” Mod. 1 exercises as you develop your bike skills.- On road briefing picking up the themes from your CBT or riding assessment, before heading out on to the road to gain confidence on the “big” bike, in as many road scenarios as we can. – Debrief the day.

DAS day 2

Recap the “slow Speed” ,Mod.1 exercises and practise as necessary.- Brief /reminders about riding on the road from DAS day 1 and progress down to our Newport site.- Introduce and practise “high” speed (approx 32 m.p.h.) exercises including the hazard avoidance and emergency stop exercises as required.

Attend Mod.1 test at Newport test centre.

Return to start location using road ride to boost confidence and riding skills through extended riding and specific scenarios as suits the clients progress. Break of at least a week (just encase you don’t pass your Mod.1 first time and a retake is required, the pressure is off!).

DAS day 3

Recap on road training, progress and areas for improvement so far?- Attend location of Mod. 2 test (either Newport or Merthyr) to gain familiarity with test areas, conducting mock test.- Build confidence about attending test centre, where to go, what to do etc. along with vehicle safety check questions and pillion and load question.- Complete further, mock riding tests as appropriate.- Return to start location and debrief in preparation for Mod. 2 test.

DAS day 4

Document check, bike check and “warm up” on the yard.- Ride to Mod.2 test location to attend road riding test.- Debrief and return ride to start location (hopefully with a big grin on your face!).

So how do I book my DAS Course?

PLEASE NOTE: You must hold both a current, valid CBT with Biketrain Wales and MOTORCYCLE  THEORY certificate before making your booking.

It’s easy just call us on 07872 319 161 
The cost of our package is £629 (£129 booking deposit)

All prices include training for both modular tests, test fees and bike hire.

We also offer flexible payments to suit your budget.

£129 Deposit to secure dates.

£250 first day training for Module 1.

£250 first day training for Module 2

Group 4+  discounts are available upon request. Please email us at for more information.

Cancellation policy. 

Biketrain Wales require 7 days notice to cancel a course. We have the right to retain the deposit paid to cover course fees and instructor costs in the event of course being cancelled before this notice period. No deposit will be lost in the event that Biketrain Wales has to cancel or postpone courses due to current Covid-19 regulations. Please contact us for more information regarding this policy.