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​Join the Team

The Pennsylvania Motorcycle Safety Program is actively seeking candidates interested in teaching others about motorcycle safety. Candidates interested in becoming an instructor must possess the following qualifications and satisfy all prerequisites prior to attending training:

  • Candidate should possess excellent communication and customer service skills
  • Candidate must have a sincere desire to help reduce motorcycle accidents, injuries, and deaths.
  • Candidate must be 18 years or older and possess a valid Class M license
  • Candidate must currently operate a motorcycle on a frequent and routine basis
  • Candidate must have a minimum of two years of motorcycle riding experience and 12,000 miles riding experience.
  • Candidate must maintain a criminal history and driving record that is consistent with the goals of the program, i.e., no theft or fraudulent activities. The criminal history must reflect that within the last five years the applicant did not have any problems with violence, major traffic violations, or driver's license suspensions. In addition, within the last seven years, an applicant cannot have any driver's license revocations or alcohol-related driving convictions.

Instructor Training Pre-requisites

  • Complete the Total Control Beginner Riding Clinic as a student and fill out the candidate observation assignment. Only Beginner Riding Clinics taken from 2018 or later satisfy this requirement.
  • Submit a 10-year driving record, criminal background check, and child abuse clearance to msp-info@pa.gov.

If you meet all the requirements and are ready to move forward, open the New Instructor Invite and get started on the 10 steps to become a Total Control Instructor. The time is now.

View 2020 Instructor Training dates. For general information or followup questions, please email msp-info@pa.gov.