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  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  I've recently completed my CBT and also took their bike training course with these guys. I would definitely recommend them for anyone looking to get into riding a geared bike or scooter. On both sessions I was with Tony who I found to be knowledgeable, patient, easy to learn from and definitely a good laugh. His combination of humour and safety made it easy to learn from him and the whole experience good fun. Thank you for everything, I'll be back for my full license soon 😉

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  • 5 star review  By far the best instructors I've ever came across, absolutely fantastic. Graham is professional, polite and just an all around great person. Having only ever been on a bike a couple times before doing my A2 with him at first I was quite nervous but he immediately made me feel at ease and comfortable. Couldn't be happier

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  • 5 star review  I was thinking about learning to ride for a long time and finally decided to do it. These guys helped me through every stage leading on to the pass. Great bunch of people who know what they are doing. They are not just instructors, they are bikers who enjoy riding.

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  • 5 star review  Big thanks to Sue for the easy bookings of my mod 2! and Tony for his practical knowledge and road sense. Would highly recommend you give these guy's a try! I would use them again but I now have a full licence!

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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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