Basic Rider Course

The MSF Basic Rider Course (BRC) is offered to those with no riding experience at all and/or novice riders to include long-time riders. This course teaches fundamental skills and is not intended to produce the superb riding skills of an experienced rider; rather, it provides a basic entry-level skills for a new rider to begin practicing and developing the mental and motor skills important for safe street operation. 

Motorcycle Safety Basic Rider Course is a 2 day course designed for beginning riders. The course is from 7am-4pm, each day, with a 1 hour lunch break. The Basic Rider Course consists of 16 hours of instruction including 5 hours in the classroom and 11 hours of intense riding on the parking lot range. This course will teach students how to operate a motorcycle safely and strongly emphasizes the special skills and mental attitude required for dealing with everyday riding. Participants will use bikes provided by NWF State College.

Fee $200.00    

Classes meet on the Niceville Campus, Building 710, Room 005 (Public Safety Driving Range)


  • Must have at least an automobile learners license to take the BRC

  • Motorcycles and helmets (full face and 3/4) are provided, or you may bring your own DOT approved helmet

Students must provide proper riding attire, to include:

  • Eye Protection

  • Full Finger Gloves

  • Long Pants (preferably denim jeans)

  • Long Sleeve Shirt

  • Over Ankle Boots 

  • If it rains the day of your class, we will still ride. You may want to invest in an inexpensive two piece rain suit

Pre-requisites - You must be able to ride a two-wheeled bicycle for enrollment in the BRC. You are required to execute a "Release, Waiver and Indemnification" form. The form will be provided to you prior to participating in this course. Students under the age of 18 are required to have a parent or guardian sign the waiver form on the first day of class.




Northwest Florida State College
Niceville Campus
Classes meet on the Niceville Campus, Building 710, Room 005 (Public Safety Driving Range)
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