The A2 license provides a lot more freedom and choice to the A1 license, but it isn’t completely unrestricted. The A2 license is a popular option for those who aren’t looking to ride the most powerful bikes on the market but do want to get rid of their learner plates and little bikes, however, it is also the only option if you’re 19. To obtain the A2 license you must be 19 or over and will need to complete a theory test as well a two-part practical test. Both tests will need to be completed on a minimum of 395cc motorcycle with a power output of between 20kW (27bhp) and 35kW (47bhp). Once you have gained your A2 license you are actually able to ride a motorcycle of ANY cc, however it must be restricted to no more than 35kW (47bhp).

Another huge benefit to completing the A2 license is that is speeds up the process of you gaining your full unrestricted category A license. If you have held an A2 license for two years you can immediately go for your full category A license and do not need to wait until you are 24.

The course

  • Begin off-road on the car park, with a familiarisation and practice session. As soon as you have gained your confidence and control of the bigger bike, you will be back on the road to complete your riding tuition towards your Module One test.
  • We will book a training and practice session for you on the official DSA test site where the actual test is taken.
  • Module Two is a structured lessons or sessions of theory and practical training on-road to ensure you’re completely ready to take your Module Two practical test.

Types of full licence

There are different types of full Licence on offer to fit what you’re looking to.

The types available are all dependent on your age and the bike you take your test on:

  • AM Licence (50cc)– If you only want to ride a scooter (16yo+)
  • A1 Licence (125cc) – Ideal for younger riders (17yo+)
  • A2 Licence (500cc) – More freedom and choice (19yo+)
  • Full Licence (650cc+) – The only option if you want to ride any bike. (Min 24yo+ or 21yo+ if you’ve held an A2 Licence for 2 years)

Course Requirements

To take your A2 Course you will require:

  • UK Provisional Licence / UK Full Car Licence / EU Licence with a Confirmation of Registration Certificate (D91)
  • If you still have an old style paper Licence (without a photo) you must bring a valid passport as proof of ID
  • You must be at least 19 years old
  • You have held an A1 Licence for 2 years
  • Your CBT certificate
  • Your motorcycle theory test certificate

The Ride Academy provides everything you need on the day. Bike hire, clothing (helmet, jacket, gloves, waterproof trousers) & all insurances.

You will need to wear sensible clothing – we suggest jeans and boots / trainers. Strictly no shorts, sandals or flip-flops. When you arrive for your lesson, if your instructor feels that you are not sensibly dressed they could reject you for training.

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