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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  • 5 star review  Steve was amazing passed my mod 1 and 2 first time with him. He gets you to ride safe not just to pass so when you get to test day it is easy. Thanks again

    thumb George Airey
    11th March 2020
  • 5 star review  I did my CBT with Saferide on the 19th May after multiple issues trying to sort one out. Straight away when I arrived John and Tony were there, very clear on what we needed to do for social distancing and how the day would be set out to keep them and us safe. The day as a whole was brilliant, John was very professional and knowledgable and made the whole experience a very good one. Tony was awesome, the best sense of humour going 🙂 I will definitely be returning to complete my full license! I would highly recommend them to anyone wishing to have any training

    thumb Holly-may Penny
    5th June 2020
  • 5 star review  Recently completed my DAS course with Big Steve, having also done my CBT with him just over a year ago. I was impressed then and continue to be now. Steve is seriously good at what he does and I knew I was in safe hands. Any concerns I had about getting on a big bike were nipped in the bud and I gained confidence quickly. I passed first time, with a clean sheet, and that's testament to Steve, his dedication and dogged teaching. He's a hard task master but gets excellent results and now I can't ride my new (big) bike without hearing his voice in my head reminding me to do life savers and look out for hazards! It wasn't just about passing the test, it was about becoming a safe rider. Huge thanks to Steve, Tony and the team. I'd definitely recommend Saferide to anyone wanting to get into riding, nowhere else comes close.

    thumb Fi
    7th February 2019
  • 5 star review  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
    26th June 2019
  • 5 star review  Great relaxed atmosphere, very informative, lots of time for getting used to the bike, very helpful and friendly. Highly recommended! Thanks guys! 👍🏻

    thumb Piotr Meller
    23rd July 2019

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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