Get your motorcycle licence
Sit your practical riding test
To sit a riding test, you must enrol in a Motorcyclist Education Training and Licensing (METAL) program pre-provisional rider training course.
Before you can sit your pre-provisional rider training course, you must have held your learner rider licence for six consecutive months.
Your assessment results from the METAL pre-provisional course will remain valid for 12 months from the date of issue.
If you don't upgrade from a Class R learner licence within this period, you will need to complete another pre-provisional rider training course.
METAL pre-provisional rider training course
The METAL pre-provisional rider training course gives you professional training in riding techniques and improves your skills and understanding of road safety for motorcyclists.
Approved rider training providers that deliver the METAL program are approved through the Registrar of Motor Vehicles.
Your trainer must follow a set of principles and guidelines known as a code of practice:
You will also need to check with your provider whether or not motorcycles and helmets are provided for the course.
The METAL course is available from the following providers:
To get the list of approved motorcycles for novice riders, go to the New South Wales Government's Transport for NSW website.
Last updated: 19 May 2021
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