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1How do I get my non-novice learner licence?

To get your licence as a non-novice motorcycle learner, you’ll need to:

  • be at least 16 years and 6 months,
  • learn the Tasmanian Road Rules and pass the Motorcycle Road Rules test at Service Tasmania,
  • undertake a Pre Learner Motorcycle course
  • at least 28 days after your pre-learner course, attend a check ride with AJL Training
  • at least 28 days after your pre-learner course, Pre-Provisional Test with AJL Training Service Tasmania, where you’ll receive temporary Provisional licence (after paying a licence fee).

You can then take your Certificate of Competence and evidence of identity to Service Tasmania, where you’ll receive temporary learners licence, licence condition attachment and a photo licence (after paying a licence fee).

2What conditions apply to non-novice motorcycle learners?

  • Carry your licence
  • Have a zero blood alcohol content
  • Clearly show L-plate at the rear of the motorcycle
  • Don’t travel faster than 80km/h at any time, even when a higher speed limit applies
  • Only ride a Learner Approved Motorcycle Scheme (LAMS) motorcycle
  • Only carry a pillion passenger if that person has held a motorcycle licence for at least 3 years and is riding pillion in order to instruct you
  • Wear an approved motorcycle helmet
  • Sit astride the seat and face forwards
  • Have at least one hand on the handlebars
  • Have your feet on the footrests (unless the motorcycle is stopped)
  • Don’t ride more than two abreast within 1 lane

3How do I progress to a full motorcycle licence?

To progress to your full licence you must:

  • Be at least 17 years of age and have held a motorcycle learner licence continuously for at least 6 months.
  • Wait at least 28 days from the Pre Learner Course before attending a Check Ride through AJL Training.  Phone 6430 2773 to book (please see Motorcycle Check Ride Information Sheet (PDF)).
  • Wait at least 28 days before attending the Pre Provisional Test through AJL Training.  Phone 6430 2773 to book.  NOTE: You must still meet your provisional earliest test date (please see the Motorcycle Pre-Provisional Motorcycle Test Information Sheet (PDF).
  • You can then take your Certificate of Competence and evidence of identity to Service Tasmania, where you’ll receive temporary learners licence, licence condition attachment and a photo licence (after paying a licence fee).