10% off for all Armed forces and Emergency service personnel

About us

Our Training school

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We are a family run motorcycle training school based in South Birmingham offering motorcycle training in Birmingham, West Midlands, Redditch, Bromsgrove and Black country areas.


We can offer courses for all levels from Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) to Direct Access full licence training for A, A2 and A1 licences. Our experienced instructors will be able to tailor a course to your needs. 


So if your needs are just to be able to commute or you want to fulfill your dream of getting a full motorcycle licence then just click 'contact us' to talk to our knowledgeable team at ApexMCT for all your motorbike riding needs


Courses

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CBT £110 (1 day course)


Direct Access (DAS)


3 day course £585

4 day course £685


Refresher Training


Full day £150

1/2 day £75


We offer 10% off all courses to our Armed Forces personnel and Emergency Service workers, please mention who you work for when booking.  You will be required to bring your I.D badge with you on your first day.


All prices include test fee's, use of relevant motorcycle and any protective clothing you may need to borrow.  For DAS courses you will need to provide appropriate footwear, which must cover your ankle, otherwise the DSA will not test you (e.g Walking boots or anything similar, apart  from steel toe caps).


Please note that our prices may seem cheaper than a lot of our competitors, this is due to the fact that we are a family run business so do not have the big overheads that other training schools have.  Which means you get all the knowledge and training expertise from our highly experienced instructors for less.

Contact us to find out more

What you can expect

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CBT

 

Everyone starts with a CBT so we'll start with what you can expect on your course. You will be given information on clothing and helmets to keep you safe, information on the controls of the Scooter/Moped or motorbike, some basic maintenance and how to use the stands properly, this will help to keep you and your bike in a good safe condition. 


You will carry out various exercises teaching you machine control, this will include things like U turns, slow riding and if appropriate gear changing. These are done at one of our training sites away from the road. You will receive a pre-ride briefing covering situations you may experience out on the road (its a good idea to read or refresh yourself with the Highway Code). You will then finish with a minimum of Two hours out on the road with the instructor, connected by radio. The CBT is usually a day long course but you are all different so it can be tailored to your needs.


Direct Access (DAS/Full Licence), A2 and A1


For those looking to go on to pass their motorcycle test, whether its Category A, A2 or A1 you will first need to pass the motorcycle theory test. Once your tailored course starts you will take two tests, Module 1 is carried out at a DVSA test centre (we use Wolverhampton and Garrets Green), this is similar to the off road training received on your CBT.

 

Once you have passed this you can then take Module 2 which is the on road element where the examiner will follow you for about 35 minutes, looking at your riding in a variety of road situations, you will also be asked questions called show me/tell me which are maintenance based and then about carrying a pillion (these tests can be done at either Wolverhampton, Garrets green, Redditch or Worcester, this is subject to availability.


Refresher training


Returning to motorcycling after a long break?

Feeling nervous/anxious?


Don't worry, we offer bespoke training to meet your personal needs, ensuring that you are a safe and confident rider. 


Hopefully this information has been helpful, for further details just click 'contact us'  .

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Testimonials

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Testimonials

 Alex Slater 8th April 2018


Great training, honest prices and a great laugh, would highly recommend to anyone who is a beginner and looking into gaining a bike license.



Shane Ledger 19th April 2018


After 25yrs of not riding any form of motorbike, i opted to get back onto 2 wheels and had Apexmct details referred on to me.

The day was very relaxed, informative and fun and everything was explained in full prior to conducting any manoeuvres or riding out on the roads. It was a great overal experience to get back in to the swing of things.

All the equipment was supplied and the cost is certainly competitive against other providers.

I left the day feeling a lot more confident about being back on 2 wheels and would highly recommmend Apexmct to anyone looking for CBT training or taking their tests.



Michael Hannon 19th May 2018


Completed my CBT retest with Dave today. He’s a patient and experienced trainer who naturally puts you at your ease. He has even inspired me to look into doing my DAS course!
The booking system was brilliant, and being able to pay by card was a bonus.
Thanks for a fab day!


Paul 22nd May 2018


I have had an enjoyable 6 weeks with Trish and Dave who have taken me through my CBT and on to a 3 day DAS course so i could get my full A class licence. Both of thier professionalism and humor made the whole process go very smoothly . I like to thank Dave for the advice and the banter we had over the period, which made it very relaxing.

I would strongly recommend Apex for your bike licence needs.

Paul


Craig Nash 27th May 2018


Completed CBT with Dave today, absolute fantastic experience, informative and professional. Don't hesitate to use this fantastic company, nothing is to much effort and make u feel comfortable every step of the way. Massive thank you to Dave and Trish see you in a few weeks to carry on with my DAS Training x


Naaz Iqbal 17th June 2018


I wasn’t sure what to expect when calling around to find out about refresher courses. Spoke to a few bike schools with no joy until I come across ApexMCT. They listened to what I was after (albeit I wasn’t sure what to expect from a refresher). Wanted a weekend 1 to 1 lesson which other schools weren’t willing to cater for on a weekend. Whilst speaking to ApexMCT i knew that they understood what I was looking for and they filled me with confidence compared to the other schools I called and therefore booked my course.

On the day, the team at ApexMCT were spot on. Friendly, knowledgable and fun . They tailored the refresher to my needs with a continuous review throughout the day. Enjoyed my first ride after 4-5 years and learned a lot more than I was expecting to which I am grateful for.

I highly recommend anyone wanting to learn to ride or even a refresher to give ApexMCT a call. They competitively priced (won’t b beaten), and being a family run business, you can see the passion and drive to deliver.


Ryan Spencer 24th June 2018


Amazing at what they do and i learnt faster then I thought I would I can’t thank them enough for everything they done one the day to make sure I was safe and set to pass.


Alex Slater 8th April 2018


Great training, honest prices and a great laugh, would highly recommend to anyone who is s beginner and looking into gaining a bike license


Emily Cannon 20th May 2018


Today I did my CBT and I loved it to pieces. The day was incredibly relaxed and informative, making you feel completely comfortable with getting on a bike regardless of experience. 

There was a slight issue with me being too small to do the CBT on the geared bike (so if you're under 5ft2 bring your own bike �) however they have offered for me to come back and do some gears training when I do get my own. 

A fantastically informative day, that has left me with a new confidence on two wheels. Do it.


Azhar Hussain Qawwal 17th August 2018


i passed my mod1 today with Apexmct a huge relief and a satisfying feeling ready to do mod 2 very soon
a big thank u to Apexmct much appreciated


Matt Bishop 22nd June 2018


Best school I been with


Lee Goldingay 27th July 2018


If your looking at getting your full bike license, then look no further!.
I can guarantee you will not be disappointed. I have recently been doing my DAS with apex over a 3 day period and I have to say I'am very impressed with the services.  You make us feel very welcome and relaxed and made me feel at ease
so thanks again for all your help with my training. Really appreciate your work you put it in, yourself & dave are lovely people will be recommend 110%

definatley 5 stars from me! 


Reece Ip 25th October 2018


Passed MOD 1 & 2 first time thanks to the great training provided by Dave, honestly couldn't have asked for a better instructor! Apex MCT gets 5 Stars from me


Ashley Paul 8th October 2018


I've just today completed my A2 License with ApexMCT. Dave has been perfect, patient and an amazing teacher over the past week. Everything was arranged to suit my busy work schedule and no holds were barred in ensuring everything was perfect and provided for me.


Stephen Butler Ingles 15th September 2018


highly recommended! perfect training , top bloke! best trainer out there in my opinion


Mick Ellis 10th October 2018


Passed my a2 motorcycle test with Dave at apex Mct this week. Absolutely brilliant instructor. Friendly, helpful. Goes above an beyond to provide the best training. Will be returning to do my direct access.


Ree Redding 14th December 2018


Thank you for helping me gain my full bike license it’s been amazing riding and having a laugh with you I would recommend apexmct to anyone the price is just right thank you again 👍


Dekk Lewis 27th October 2018


Would like to say a big thanks to Dave for today, weather was terrible but he let us through it excellently. I’ll definitely be doing my full test with them soon. 5* would definitely recommend them to anyone.


Glen Howell 13th November 2018


Well what can I say about apex mct they have got me through my CBT ,MOD 1 and today MOD2 excellent training nice and friendly, would very highly recommend them to anyone Thanks again to Dave and Trish all the best for the future and thank you 

Glen Howell


George Hutchin 10th December 2018


Did my CBT with Dave on Sunday 9th December, have to say first time on a bike, the man has the patience of a saint. Really enjoyed the course, very informative and felt safe throughout the whole day. Will definitely use them again to do my direct access.


Leon Yorke 21st November 2018


Would highly recommend apexmct from the start Trish was very helpful and help me get started and Dave is a great instructor takes his time with you and help build confidence from the beginning I passed cbt mod 1 and mod 2 first time all the time Dave was there helping me threw it all enjoyed it at the same time aswell great bunch of people


Gary Clark 7th December 2018


just past das course great tuition and both very helpful in arranging dates for you would highly recommend!!


Daniel Walton 31st December 2018


Thank you Dave and Trish, It was really nice to of met you both, I wish yous all the success with the business 👌🏻👍🏻 yous are a brilliant partnership and excellent at what yous do and what each brings to the business, genuinely Great people and I would highly recommend this family run business, to anyone and everyone, they are very good pricing, due to not having all the over heads of a bigger training school. Once again Thank you to yous both x


Kaz Krasin 8th December 2018


Great company, Friendly and helpful. Did my CBT There and had no worries the bikes rode great and the instructor was helpful to the other person i was doing it with. Reason he didn't give me much attention was because he could see i was confident and knew i was there for a renewal. Road ride was great and the instructor is a right laugh. Did my original CBT at another company and don't think i'd ever choose anywhere else but Apex. Great Prices and a great service!

 

Dale Heath 29th December 2018


Really enjoyed my day. Had a laugh, straight to the point, went quickly and smoothly, unbelievable price and great quality training. 10/10 would recommend


Benjamin Davies 12th January 2019


did my CBT today very professional and a great people, very friendly family run business.


Graham McDermott 7th February 2019


Hi. Trish & Dave

Just like to say many thanks for your help and Dave’s tuition with my son Harry for doing his CBT today , he thoroughly had a great day and been very informative he said , I would certainly recommend Apex MCT to my friends and family and beyond .
So many thanks again for all your efforts very much appreciated .

Kind regards
Graham
A very happy dad . 












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