Quick Guide

Use this guide to help you choose which course you need.  You can download a copy of this guide by clicking here.

1.     You have a new provisional licence and never ridden before.
Before you can lawfully ride on the public highway, you must take the full CBT course. Full details of the CBT course can be found here.
2.     You have been riding a bike with automatic gears, for example a scooter and you are now changing to a bike with manual gears.
You must do the full CBT course.  Full details of the CBT course can be found here .
3.     You have renewed your provisional licence in the same category as your previous licence without a break.
You must take the Direct  Access (DA) course, within one month of the start date of your new licence, unless you have changed the type of bike you are using from an automatic (e.g. scooter) to a geared bike and in which case you must do the full CBT course. Full details of the DA course can be found here.
4.     You have renewed your provisional licence in a different category as your previous licence (with or without a break) or…
You have a new provisional licence in the same category as your previous licence but there has been a break of at least one year.
You may take the shortened, Direct Access (‘DA’) course, unless you have changed the type of bike you are using from an automatic (e.g. scooter) to a geared bike and in which case you must do the full CBT course. Full details of the DA course can be found here
5.     You have a new provisional licence in category ‘A’ but have held a full ‘A1’ category licence for at least one year.
You do not need to do a CBT course. 
6.     You are about to take your practical driving test and would benefit from one or two hours of refresher training.
GMTS offer one to one training, ideal if you are about to take your practical driving test or planning on an ‘Off-Island Tour’ for the first time.  Full details of ‘One to one’ courses can be found here.
Notes: 
These notes are for guidance only and should not be regarded as an interpretation of the law.You can download a copy of these guidance notes by clicking here.

Details of the cost of your course can be found here.
When booking your course, please carefully read all the details about the courses beforehand.
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