Mildura(03) 5023 8581

Bendigo(03) 5442 7011

Motorcycle Permit Assessment

Course Outline

This accredited VicRoads program is designed for those who wish to obtain their Motorcycle Permit Assessment (Learners). The VicRoads MPA program is aimed at beginner riders, however is a compulsory program for ALL participants regardless of current skill level.


2 Days


Mildura & Bendigo

Trainer / Student Ratio

1:5 (maximum)

Participants must:

  •  Be 18 years old.
  • Provide either a photo licence or primary and secondary proof of identity prior to course commencement.
  • Must notify staff of any medical conditions/medication taken.
  • MUST wear appropriate protective clothing with full skin coverage for riding motorcycles.
  • Approved helmet
  • Gloves (not fingerless)
  • Jeans or trade work pants
  • Long sleeves
  • Decent footwear (no slip on or open toe)
  • Obtain and study the Victorian Rider Handbook from Aust-Link or Vic Roads before the course commences.

Note: Intending riders who do not hold a current Victorian Car Learner Permit or Drivers licence will be required to complete a road law knowledge test at their local VicRoads office prior to attempting the MPA course.


Participants receive skills training and then testing as required by Vic Roads office to receive their motorcycle learners’ permit.

The course includes:

Day 1

  • Protective clothing
  • Motorcycle safety inspection
  • Motorcycle major & minor controls
  • Straddle walk
  • Posture
  • Partner push
  • Start up/shut down
  • Left then right turns
  • Gear changing
  • Road craft tactics
  • Curves, slow down, gear down, move away.
  • Slow riding
  • Simulated road ride
  • Theory test based on the Victorian Riders Handbook

Day 2

  • Recap day 1
  • Slow ride
  • Straight ride
  • Steering
  • Brake away
  • Simulated road ride
  • Briefing MPA range
  • Conduct MPA range
  • Briefing MPA road
  • Conduct MPA road
  • Walnut Ave, Mildura, 3500
  • (03)5023 8581
  • 52-58 Hattam St Golden Square, 3555
  • (03) 5442 7011

Please note: Student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Course Fees are to be paid in full at the time of booking to secure a position in the course.
Bookings cancellation and refunds, refer to Aust-Link refund policy