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  Brilliant service, from booking with Sue and my CBT with little Steve. I had a brilliant day and felt confident by the end of the course and comfortable during. I would definitely recommend this to anyone looking to any bike training. (if you can handle the "Dad jokes" form Tony)

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  • 5 star review  I signed up to the New Rider course. Luke's instructor experience was very apparent and great in quality. Luke was calm, clear and concise. As a new rider I felt very much at ease with the speed at which I was being taught and was very comfortable and not at all pressured. Great providers of training, I highly recommend them!

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  • 5 star review  I would highly recommend this place. Both instructors were absolutely lovely, and made sure I felt safe and sure of myself on the bike. I was the only one on a manual and felt a little uneasy at the beginning, but they built up my confidence and lead me to pass my CBT. Thank you guys so much for such a wonderful experience!

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  • 5 star review  Hello, Just wanted to pop a quick message to say how happy I am with Tony and the team at safe ride. My instructor John was amazing and very professional. He made the whole experience fun and informative. I did my DAS course with him and would definitely recommend him to others, as I passed with no minors lol. I will most certainly want to progress my riding skills with the advanced course sometime in the near future! Top school! Please can you pass this message on to him. Kind regards, Dara

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  • 5 star review  Attended my CBT today, both instructors were patient, understanding and constantly cracking jokes, making you feel at ease when talking to them about any concerns you may have, it was a very chilled day, I had little experience on the road, and didn't necessarily ace everything that I was taught either, however they don't expect perfection. I enjoyed every minute of today. And it was a pleasure to be taught by these guys. I will be back for the full licence soon, thanks again.

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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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