If you are having trouble with any of these you will at the very least need to do a Refresher Course on the morning of your QRide assessment.
You can save money by booking the Refresher & QRide Package on the same day.
HOW TO GET YOUR MOTORCYCLE or SCOOTER LICENCE
If you want to learn to ride a motorcycle, you must first apply for a class RE learner licence
To get a learner licence for a motorcycle (Learners (L) RE), you have to hold your provisional, probationary or open car licence for at least 1 year before you can apply. To get your RE learner licence you need to pass a motorcycle knowledge test . You can do all this online if you wish
Once you have your class RE learner licence, there is no waiting time before attempting the QRide licence course
Show you are competent in a number of manoeuvres, a road ride and theory to pass the Qride licence course and get your Open (O) RE motorcycle licence. The theory is done at your home online before the day.
When you pass, take your Qride Certificate back to Qld Transport to have your licence changed - You are now able to ride Learner Approved Motorcycles (LAM) on your own.
After holding your O RE licence for 12 months you can go for your R Class motorcycle licence by doing Qride again on an open-sized bike. Once you pass, you can ride any sized motorbike.
To ride a scooter over 50cc, you must hold at least an automatic motorcycle licence (REA).
First you must get your Learners (L) RE motorcycle licence as above.
Pass the Qride licence course on a scooter larger than 50cc to obtain the REA licence. Take the Qride Certificate back to Qld Transport to have your licence changed.
You are now able to ride motorcycles over 50cc on your own.