Basic Rider Course

for Non-Licensed Riders

This Basic Rider Course is for anyone seeking a motorcycle license, this course meets the requirement of the state Motorcycle Rider Safety Course.

It is illegal in Rhode Island to ride a motorcycle without a motorcycle license or permit: DO NOT ride your motorcycle to classes or ranges. CCRI provides all training motorcycles.

2019 Registration Schedule

Registration Information

  1. Complete the registration form. If you are younger than 18, you must submit the Minor Release Agreement form and possess an operator's license (full or provisional). 
  2. If you miss or are required to retake a range, your instructor will give you a reschedule form. Please return this form and pay a $60 rescheduling fee at our CCRI Workforce office to receive your new range date.
  3. If you miss your first lecture class, you will be required to re-register and pay the $125/$225 course fee. Please note as of July 1st, the cost to re-register will be $195 for in state residents (includes $10 non-refundable registration fee).
  4. To request special accommodations, e-mail Anthony Ricci at

Program and Safety Requirements

There are specific safety requirements of the Motorcycle Safety Program. Please review and bring the required material

Successful Completion

  1. Each student must successfully pass a written exam at the second lecture and a riding skills test at the second range session. Failure of the written or riding skills test will result in retesting at a later date. The riding skills retest costs $60. A second failure on the riding skills test may result in retaking the entire motorcycle safety program, based on the recommendation of the instructor.
  2. You must apply for your permit at the DMV within six months of receiving your certificate of completion. If your certificate expires and you have taken the test in the last 12 months, you can take a riding skills retest for $60. If it has been more than one year, you must complete the entire course again.
  3. If you do not complete all hours (16.5) successfully within the program year which ends October 31, you must re-register, pay full course fees, and take the entire class in the next year. There are no exceptions.
  4. See the DMV website for more information about Motorcycle Licenses.

2019 Registration Schedule

Program Information

  • Estimated Cost
  • $195 (in state resident)
    $295 (out of state resident)
  • Both include $10 non-refundable registration fee
  • Price is based on current address on ID at sign up - no refunds will be issued for address/license change during class

  • Time Commitment
  • 16.5 hours
  • 6.5 hours of lectures, two five-hour riding ranges

Contact Information

  • Workforce Offices
  • Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
  • Liston Campus, Providence
  • Knight Campus, Warwick

  • En español
  • Para información en español, por favor llame al 401.333.7070.

Contact Information

Office will be closed 5/27, 6/21, 7/4, 8/12, 9/2

Flanagan Campus, Lincoln
1762 Louisquisset Pike
2nd Floor South
Lincoln, RI 02865
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. (M-Th);
8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (F);
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. (Sat*)
*Office closed on
5/25, 7/6, 8/10, 8/31

Liston Campus, Providence
One Hilton Street, Room 1154 
Providence, RI 02905
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Knight Campus, Warwick
400 East Avenue, Room 4200
Warwick, RI 02886
Tel: 401.825.1214
Hours: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. (M-F)

Faculty and Staff


Para información en español, por favor llame al 401.455.6019

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Last Updated: 8/9/19