ACBT London Ltd

October 5th 2023


Greenwich, London

£34,000 per annum

Motorcycle Instructor

DVSA Qualified Motorcycle Instructor CBT1 or DAS

by ACBT London Ltd

 DVSA Qualified Motorcycle Instructor CBT1 or DAS

 Greenwich, London


 Motorcycle Instructor

Available hours:

Monday to Friday
Weekend availability
The possibility to boost your pay by taking on additional training sessions.
Pay is pro-rata, dependent on your availability, and the hours you work.

Should be able to easily commute to Greenwich in Southeast London and East London.

If you choose to be a freelance instructor, the pay for this job is dependent on days and hours you are available to work.
We can offer PAYE or freelance instructor work on a full time/part-time/ seasonal basis.
The rate quoted is representative of the rate of pay for holders of a CBT 1 card or down trained instructors, who do not train other instructors.
However, for DAS qualified applicants there is an additional pay structure.

We are seeking motorcycle instructors who are able to work effectively with students of varying skill levels, and who have the ability to communicate material in a way that is engaging and understandable.

The ideal candidate will be a passionate educator and motorcyclist with extensive knowledge of the subject matter being taught. To be considered as an instructor, it is also necessary to be able to teach in a manner that meets the unique needs of students with different learning styles. And finally, excellent organizational skills will be required as will a degree of spontaneity from time to time.

You will be:

Checking a new pupil's driving licence is in order and testing their eyesight by asking them to read car number plates.
In a classroom, explaining the aims of the training course, the correct clothing to wear for safety (such as boots, helmet, visible jackets, leathers and waterproofs) and other equipment required.
You will be covering the legal aspects of riding a motorcycle, Highway Code theory and regulations, and safety procedures.
You will explain how the motorcycle works, the controls and how to handle and balance the motorcycle.
Explaining to the pupil how to carry out basic checks on the motorcycle.
Showing the pupil how to control the motorcycle, such as clutch control, pulling away, and basic maneuvers such as, turning in the road or emergency stops.
Going out on the road with the pupils, showing how to safely approach junctions, crossroads, roundabouts and pedestrian crossings.
Taking out either single riders or groups of 2 riders on to the road for a period of 2 hours.
When working in a training centre, teaching other instructors how to teach compulsory basic training.

You may work varied hours, dependent on how the training day goes, usually an 8-hour day.
You will spend your time between teaching in a classroom and out on the road with pupils.
You have to teach people who may be nervous and require reassurance.
The work may be stressful at times.
You will be riding in all weathers with pupils, to teach them how to ride safely in these conditions.

Ideal Candidate

Down trained instructor.
CBT1 and/or DAS qualified.
Someone happy to down train instructors
Knowledge of basic motorcycle maintenance
Patient with learners
You must have or be willing to have a DBS check completed.


One or more of the following.
DVSA down trained
CBT1 qualified
DAS qualified


Female instructors are highly encouraged to apply.
Additional languages a plus (Portuguese/Spanish/Italian/French in particular but happy for other languages)
Ability to be spontaneous on occasion.
Car licence.


Benefits of working with us and who we are.

ACBT London Ltd is a 5* rated, family run ATB in Greenwich, London. We are professional and unique. We are an innovative and customer-centric company and pride ourselves on embracing diversity, equality and inclusion.
We are not a run of the mill training school, we offer all types of motorcycle training, including mentoring and bespoke. We believe in offering a high standard of customer service and professionalism in our own style. Due to our unique style and customer service, we have a high percentage of female trainees so highly encourage female instructors to apply.

We teach CBT - DAS at an accessible location, close to transport links in Royal Greenwich, London. We can train in various languages including English, Spanish, Portuguese, Galician and Italian. (Don't panic you don't have to speak all of these languages)
We are a friendly and welcoming company and very happy to train new motorcycle instructors to a high standard as well as welcome qualified instructors onboard who are customer centred and passionate about biking.
Other benefits of working with us
Part time/full time work available
Weekend work available
PAYE or Freelance work
Growth opportunities
On-the-job training
Relaxed atmosphere
Casual uniform
Company perks such as discounts and social events.
Work in a unique setting, with a relaxed and welcoming family run company who are highly professional at the same time.
100% support from the office/administration team
A company that listens to its staff and encourages them as much as they encourage their students.
The opportunity to grow with the company as it grows.

Have a look at our website, see who we are or email us for more info