Basic Rider Course
Wednesday & Thursday
March 8th and 9th atSCF Venice Campus
You can register for classes online by visiting www.scf.edu/ccd. Or call to schedule your motorcycle rider safety course--with locations in Bradenton
(BC) 941-752-5203 and in Venice (VC) 941-408-1412.
The Florida Rider Training Program (FRTP) class is authorized for ALL makes and models of motorcycle and scooters: Harley Davidson, Honda, Yamaha, Suzuki, Kawaski, Indian, and others.
REQUIRED Riding Gear:
*Long Pants (No Sweatpants) *Long Sleeve Shirt or Jacket
*Sturdy Over The Ankle Boots
*Eye Protection *Full Finger Gloves *Rainsuit (Optional)
YOU MUST ABIDE BY THE REQUIRED RIDING GEAR OR YOU WILL BE SENT HOME!
Classes are held on campus at Bradenton or Venice, with air conditioned, state of
the art classrooms for your training!
Come ride with us at NIGHT!
You can't attend classes during the day or weekends? Come Ride with us at NIGHT!
SCF is offering the Basic Rider Class in the evenings: 6 p.m. - 2 a.m. Fri & Sat. Call
for more information - 941-752-5203
Motorcycle Safety Riding Classes
Serving the communities of the Tampa Bay area, which include: Manatee County, Sarasota
County, Charlotte County and De Soto County.
Introductory Motorcycle Experience
The three-hour motorcycle safety riding course is recommended for first-time motorcycle
riders and should be taken before the Basic Rider Motorcycle Course. The beginning
motorcycle rider will have an opportunity to become familiar with and more comfortable
with a motorcycle. Class exercises will include starting and stopping, shifting and
stopping, and using the friction zone. The class is taught by a nationally certified
Motorcycle Safety Foundation (MSF - FRTP) Rider Coach. Class size is limited to 3
students. Fee: $55. Please call for more details. 941-752-5203 or 941-408-1412
Basic Rider 1
Basic Rider Course (BRC) $185.00. Sign up now Online Registration
The two day Basic Rider class is offered every Saturday and Sunday 7:00 a.m. to 3
p.m. (end time varies) at SCF Bradenton and SCF Venice. You can register, or see
what is available by clicking the Online Registration link on this page. You can also call 941-752-5203 to register for either campus or
941-408-1412 for the Venice campus. Class size is limited to 6
Basic motorcycle safety operations, effective braking techniques, turning skills,
obstacle avoidance maneuvers and safe street riding strategies. Course consists of
both classroom and range practice. Instructors are certified by the Motorcycle Safety
Foundation (MSF an &d FRTP).
Motorcycles are furnished by: Haps Honda, South County Honda, and Action Kawasaki,
with Total Motorsports and Sarasota Scooters giving discounts on equipment. A Waiver
must be signed by all class participants. For students under 18 years of age, the
waiver must be signed by parent or guardian prior to first motorcycle riding session.
If you ride a scooter over 49cc, you can bring your scooter to class (insurance required).
Upon successful completion of the class, students can take their endorsement card
to the DMV or to the Tax Collector's Office to get the motorcycle license.
Note: Florida law requires all motorcycle riders to have a motorcycle endorsement
on their driver license. First-time applicants seeking a motorcycle endorsement are
required to successfully complete the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles
Florida Rider Training Program Basic Rider Course (BRC). *IMPORTANT *Refund Policy For motorcycle classes: two working days prior notification
for refund or transfer. Non-attendance does not constitute a withdrawal or refund
request. We reserve the right to cancel classes due to insufficient attendance; in
that case, registration fees will be refunded in full.
Basic Rider 2 (Experienced Rider class)-$110
Ride the course with your own motorcycle and learn safety handling skills like those
learned in the BRC....
The 8 hour class combines classroom instruction and motorcycle riding activities for
riders who know motorcycle handling techniques and own a motorcycle. For this course,
students must use their own motorcycles, have a Motorcycle Rider Course (BRC) endorsement
and show proof of insurance. Course taught by certified MSF-FRTP Rider coaches.
Without these, students will not be allowed into the course! Student bikes will be
inspected for safety.
Fee:$110 (Private group class is available)
No classes scheduled at this time. Please call for more details. 941-752-5203.
This motorcycle class will teach safety first whenever participating in a group ride
event. The instructor will include how to prepare and communicate with the rides in
the group. Limit space of 10 per class. Call for schedule. Cost: $25
Please call 941-752-5203, for future rides.
Retail businesses who support the SCF Motorcycle Program:
Action Kawasaki Yamaha www.actionkawasakiyamaha.com
Hap's Cycle Sales www.hapscycle.com
South County Honda www.southcountyhonda.net
Total Motor Sports www.total-motorsports.com
Sarasota Scooters www.sarasotascooters.com
State College of Florida is always looking for qualified Coaches and Range Aides.
If you are interested, please call 941-752-5290