What hasn’t changed is that you still need to do your CBT and Theory tests before you can do your two Practical Motorcycle Tests.
The key changes are:
A new “progressive” model that limits riders under 19 to motorcycles up to 125cc and riders under 21 to a new category – approximately up to 500cc.
An end to automatic “upgrading” of A1 and A2 licences without taking a further test.
The minimum age for getting a licence allowing you to ride any motorcycle will go up from 21 to 24