Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) is a course you have to take before you ride a moped or motorcycle on the road. The training makes sure you can ride safely on your own while you practice for your full moped or motorcycle test. Please consider reading up on Ridefree, which you should complete before taking your CBT. Click below to book your CBT (price confirmed before checkout).
What the training involves:
How the syllabus works, what trainers should be able to show, the learning outcomes and assessment of skills.
Element A - Clothing & Equipment:
The aims of CBT, making suitable decisions about equipment and clothing, and meeting the eyesight rules.
Element B - Practical on-site training:
How the motorcycle or moped works, what maintenance checks are needed, and getting a feel for the weight and balance of the vehicle.
Element C - Practical on-site riding:
Carrying out manoeuvres safely and under full control, using the brakes, changing gear, and carrying out observations.
Element D - On-road theory training:
Meeting the legal requirements to ride, attitude, positioning, separation distances, speed, anticipating what other road users may do, and preparing for developing hazards.
Element E - Practical on-road riding:
Riding in typical traffic conditions (including traffic lights, roundabouts, junctions, pedestrian crossings, gradients and bends), and carrying out a u-turn and an emergency stop.