We are a small, friendly motorcycle & scooter training school with a big reputation, making your training fun whilst maintaining a high standard of tuition. Our first priority is always your safety. Feel free to check out our Google Reviews completed by satisfied students over the past few years.

Saferide motorcycle & scooter training is run by Tony Iles in partnership with a dedicated and experienced team of instructors. You can find out more here.

First and foremost, SAFERIDE Motorcycle and Scooter Training is the ONLY school you require for all of your training needs, with a CBT (Compulsory Basic Training) training site in the Brighton & Hove district. We cover every aspect of your training, from your first baby steps as a complete novice on a New Rider course or CBT, right through to getting your full motorcycle licence. You can find all the information you need on the training pages, and a full list of our courses which  run 7 days a week.

We are based in Southwick, which is just 4 miles from Brighton city centre, with easy access by car and FREE parking. If you’re travelling by public transport, the Fishersgate train station is just a 10 minute walk and Brighton buses serve the area regularly as well.

Why book with SAFERIDE?

Other than our reputation which is second to none, there’s always cost. Our course fees are highly competitive and you’ll be training in small groups, where the instructor will be able to focus on your needs. Our course fees are fully inclusive of all costs, including not only the training fees but also the bike hire, fully comprehensive insurance, safety riding equipment and test fees.

If you’re looking for motorcycle instructors with a friendly disposition and a good sense of humour, who are calm and relaxed with a willingness to listen to all your needs, then SAFERIDE Motorcycle and Scooter Training School is the first and last place to call.


For our most popular courses that are run on a regular basis, check out available dates and make your booking on line.

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Our Most Popular Training Courses

New Rider Course Feature

New Rider Course

If you’re completely new to riding and feel nervous about doing the CBT (Compulsory Basic Training) then you can try our New Rider Course, a 2 hour session without any pressure.

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CBT Training Feature


This is your first step to riding either a moped or motorbike. CBT (Compulsory Basic Training) is scheduled as a one day course designed to teach you the basic skills required to ride on the road.

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CBT Renewels Feature

CBT Renewals

If your CBT certificate is still valid and is just about to run out, then you can book onto one of our Fast Track CBT renewal courses. We will only have other people on your course who are in a similar position.

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Full Licence Feature

Full Licence Training

We offer training for your full licence, whether it is for A1, A2 or the DAS (Direct Access Scheme) test as consecutive 4, 5, 6 or 7 days training programs.

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  • review rating 5  Excellent friendly and detailed step by step learning with Alex, all the basics were covered for a novice motorcyclist during the two hour beginner session. Highly recommended to anyone who is into or wants to get into motorbikes to ride on the road.

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  • review rating 5  Passed my full license test today, very happy with all help and service received from Graham, highly recommended 😀

    thumb Hamed Mashayekh
  • review rating 5  The instructors where really helpful and took great care to make sure you got it right. Very friendly and nice environment. Would highly suggest.

    thumb Aurora C
  • review rating 5  This was a brilliant day. Very thorough. Graham is a great instructor and a skillful teacher. He slowed us down and had good techniques to make sure we understood everything. He is also generous in imparting knowledge and advice about all aspects of bikes, equipment and maintainance. A week later, when I bought a bike and took my first ride alone, 8 felt completely confident, as if I'd been riding for years. Big thank you to the whole team

    thumb Mathew Cunningham
  • review rating 5  I took my DAS with Saferide in Oct 18 and I can't recommend highly enough. The instructors are knowledgeable, personable and insightful, and they put you right at ease. The facilities and location are also great. Steve doesn't just train you to pass your tests, he trains you to be a safe rider and a credit to the motorcycling community. He demands excellence and finds a way to draw it out of even the most nervous of students. Thanks so much guys see you out there! Sam - Brighton

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As well as New Rider, CBT, CBT Renewals and Full Licence training and tests, we offer much more including: Rider Buddy, Back-2-Biking, Instructor Training and Motorcycle Maintenance courses.

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