So You Want Your Licence
What do you need to know to get your Motorcycle Licence through Eduquip Motorcycle School
To get a licence in New Zealand you need to be at least 16 years old
You will need some form of Photo ID, a drivers licence or passport etc.
If you don't have a photo ID you can obtain a form from The AA to confirm Identity
You will need to provide suitable riding gear for each stage of the licencing process.
Helmet, Jacket, Gloves, Long Trousers, Boots. We can supply a Helmet and Gloves if you don't have any for the Basic Handling Tests only.
You will need to sit a Basic Handling Skills Test (BHST) before you can proceed to the Theory test through the Driver Licencing Agent
This test ensures that you have the necessary skills to ride safely on the road once you obtain your learner licence.
What is involved in the BHS Test
Four stages in the test
The basic handling skills test consists of four stages:
basic turn and stop
figure of eight and park
linking figures of eight
increased speed and emergency stop
Each stage has various tasks
Each stage is broken down into varying combinations of the following tasks:
Each task has assessment items
In completing the tasks above you will be assessed against the relevant assessment items below:
looking in the correct direction
making head checks before changing position
lateral position of motorcycle
control of motorcycle
using appropriate speed
The animation below shows what to expect from the BHS Test
There are two systems that you can choose from for the licence process after you have obtained your 6L Learners Licence
This diagram shows the two paths that you can choose from.
Eduquip Motorcycle School is an approved CBTA Assessor offering courses to upskill and educate ready to pass the next stages of your motorcycle licence journey.