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Courses
Course # Courses Distance Status
GINT0060 Basic Motorcycle Maintenance

Description: This course, gives motorcyclists a basic understanding of general maintenance using college equipment. Topics include safety, tools, lubrication, engine types, drive systems, suspension and electrical systems all focused on providing the novice with information for proper do-it-yourself servicing.
Hours: 7
Credits: 0
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GINT0690 Getting Started

Description: This course is designed as an introduction to motorcycling. There is an orientation to motorcycling, responsibilities of the rider, and considerations before starting to ride. College motorcycles are used to familiarize the student with the motorcycle and its controls. Students will be better equipped to make smart choices of proper training, motorcycle equipment, and motorcycle types that will best suit their intended riding style.
Hours: 2
Credits: 0
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GINT0315 Motorcycle Driver Training

Description: CSC's Gearing up novice rider course and M1 to M2 upgrade. Each lesson builds on the previous, thereby allowing for continuous skills improvement for a full riding experience. Topics include: balance and braking, cold start, clutch control, moving off, shoulder checks, slow speed maneuvers, gear shifting, countersteering, curve management, emergency braking, crisis management, traffic behaviour, and street strategies for surviving in hazardous situations. For a complete list of start dates, please go to http://www.conestogac.on.ca/motorcycle.You must be in possession of a valid 'M1' licence prior to the course start date if you would like to be tested for your class 'M2' licence. Must be 16 years of age or older
Hours: 22
Credits: 2
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Contacts for Motorcycle Driver Training.

Things You Need To Know

Conestoga has been offering motorcycle driver training to new and experienced riders since 1976. For all of our riding programs, participants must come prepared with mandatory riding gear:

  • certified helmet
  • sturdy jacket and pants (leather, corduroy, or denim)
  • sturdy boots which cover the ankle
  • full fingered leather gloves (rain gear is optional)

Only you can make the choice to engage in Motorcycle Driver Training, your comfort and safety is your responsibility.

Participants must be a minimum of 16 years old. All participants will be required to sign a waiver form prior to starting their riding lessons. Participants under the age of 18 must have their waiver form signed by a parent or guardian.

Riding motorcycles is not for everyone and is a privilege to be enjoyed and respected. These courses provide an opportunity for participants to have their Motorcycle riding abilities assessed in a controlled, non-bias environment by trained motorcycle riding instructors. Only if you meet the MTO testing requirements will you be upgraded to an M2 motorcycle license.

*If you have questions or concerns about our course or our equipment please call 519-748-5220 ext. 3722. Mon-Fri, 8:00am to 4:00pm.

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Motorcycle Driver Training

Course Schedule

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Online Forms

Waiver of Liability (pdf)
Acknowledgement Form (pdf)

 

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