Compulsory Basic Training

CBT is a 1 day course taken before riding on the road which ensures you can ride safely, competently and independently. It is helpful to have a knowledge of the main rules that apply to moped and motorcycle riders as well as what other road users are likely to do.

The Course Includes 5 Elements:

  • Introduction (A)

  • Practical On-Site Training (B)

  • Practical On-Site Riding (C)

  • Safety Talk (D)

  • Practical On Road Riding (E)

Course Information

  • Element A - D lasts approximately 4 hours - ratio of 2:1 (pupil:instructor)

  • Element E lasts a minimum 2 hours with full radio contact

Successful completion of all 5 elements will be issued with certificate of completion (DL 196) - valid for 2 years. You can renew your certificate indefinitely by retaking a CBT course, or you can get your complete a "A' class course to obtain your full licence.

After completing CBT, you can ride a:

  • Moped up to 50 cc if you're 16 or over

  • Motorcycle up to 125cc and with a power output of up to 11kW if you’re 17 or over

Requirements

  • Valid UK Driving Licence (full or provisional car)

  • L-Plates (if using own bike)

  • Valid Insurance, MOT and Tax (if using own bike)

*Took your car test before 2001? You don't need to do a CBT to ride a moped*

Gear Conversion Course

​After completing your CBT we can offer an additional 2 hour course to learn how to ride a manual 125cc motorcycle with gears. This is aimed for scooter riders who are transitioning to a manual motorcycle and want learn safely with a qualified instructor.

You will learn:

 

Clutch control - 1 down 4 up. You’ll learn how to safely and confidently ride a motorcycle with gears. Understanding how to control the clutch at slow speeds, pulling away and coming to a stop.

 

Changing gears with confidence - Riding in different scenarios and conditions to learn how to select the right gear for each occasion and to change gear with confidence up and down the gear box.

PRICING

Renewal**

 

1 Day

£135*

Standard

 

1 Day

£150*

 Extended

 

2 Days

£270*

Optional Gear Conversion Course - £60

Using your own bike? We will apply a £20 discount to your booking

20% Non-Refundable Deposit Required On Booking

Balance Payable 48 Hours Before Course Start Date

* Prices include CBT certificate, hire of protective gear, insurance & fuel for hire bikes and hiring of a scooter or motorcycle. Failure to complete may result in additional charges to retake.

** Must provide a current non-expired CBT certificate previously issued by a local training school (BH Postcode). Failure to do so will result in a standard CBT day being charged.

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