Law Enforcement

Motorcycle Basic Training

Jun 18 2018 - Jun 29 2018


The course provides necessary skills for motorcycle traffic patrol duties. Cone patterns are set for BMW, Kawasaki and Harley-Davidson motorcycles. Dress Code: Jumpsuit or Class B uniform, leather boots that cover ankles with soles less than 3/4 inch thick; Snell rated helmet, leather gloves, safety glasses, rain gear (seasonal). Bring pre-registration packet to first day of course (packet will be sent to your Department upon reservation)

Designed For

Officers in need of motorcycle training.


Must be sworn law enforcement, sworn reserve, or employee of an organization requireing enforcement/security riding, AND possess a valid driver's license with motorcycle endorsement. Students must provide an enforcement motorcycle that meets all factory specifications.


80.0 Hours


2.00 Semester Units


Certificate awarded upon completion.

College of Record

Hartnell College


At Moffett Airfield (NASA) EVOC Yard - Mountain View
NASA Ames Exchange Lodge
North Akron Building N19 Moffett Field, CA 94035

For Pretraining info. please contact our lead motorcycle instructor:
Jason Craig

Meeting days/times

Week 1: Mon-Fri 0700 - 1600 (actual class times shifted after the first day due to training needs such as night driving and range)

Week 2: Mon-Fri 0700 - 1600


In addition, students are responsible to supply their own department approved motorcycle, fuel and oils.

CCN: 2540-32550-17-003

Payment Information

All classes require full payment or a designated deposit at time of reservation. We accept Visa and MasterCard (a transaction fee of 2% will apply), cash, money order and cashier’s checks (made payable to SBRPSTC). Agency billing may also be arranged. Financial aid and VA benefits may be available.

*ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. When possible, students will be advised of any fee changes prior to course start date. Tuition fee increases made at any time by the State Chancellor’s office may require collection of additional fees from students.

Students who have not lived in California for at least one (1) year and (1) day prior to start of college semester or do not meet other college criteria may be considered “out-of-state” students, and subject to additional fees to the ones listed above. Please check with our staff for details and exact costs.


Agency personnel: please phone in (or email to: the following information:

  • Class Requested
  • Agency Name
  • Training Officer (TO) Name
  • TO's Email Address
  • Phone Number
  • Attendee Name(s), Email Address, DOB
  • Method of payment if applicable

Self-sponsored students: Contact our main office at (408) 229-4299 to register. Be prepared to submit full or partial payment, depending on the class

Non-U.S. Citizens: If you are not a U.S. citizen but have a Permanent Resident card, email a copy of the front and back of the card (indicate the class in which you are registering) to:

Cancellation/Refund Policy

All classes require full payment due by or before the first day of class. Out of consideration for people who are on a waiting list, your reservation must be cancelled no later than 30 days prior to first day of class. After the 30-day cancellation period, students/agencies will forfeit a minimum of $50 for materials expenses associated with unexcused cancellations. Substitutions or transfer of your reservation to another student is permitted upon approval.

Course Cancellation by South Bay

Each class has a minimum enrollment requirement. If the minimum enrollment is not reach for the course three weeks prior to the beginning of the class, the class may be cancelled and any deposits/payments will be refunded in full.