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.

Course Code - XCE6539 


Dates                                    Course Reference Numbers

April 22-23                          10020

April 29-30                          10021

May 6-7                              10022

May 13-14                           10023

May 27-28                           10026

June 3-4                             10027

June 10-11                         10028

June 17-18                         10035

June 24-25                         10036

July 1-2                              10037

July 8-9                              10050

July 15-16                          10051

July 19-20                          10052

July 22-23                          10053

July 29-30                          10054



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