Compulsory Basic Training

Yamaha YBR 125cc

CBT is the first step to riding a motorcycle or moped on the road and was first introduced  in January 1990 with the aim of reducing accidents for those joining the public highway on 2 wheels.

CBT is designed to be a one day training course (not a test) and is delivered in modular training. The course is mde up of 5 elements including ,Introduction and eyesight check,Practical onsite training, Practical onsite riding, Practical on road training, Practical onroad riding.(min 2 hrs by law).

Youll move from 1 element to the next when you have reached the required standard for each element ie, learnt the theory , or show the practical skills to safe basic level.

When you have reached the required standard you will be issued with a DL196 (certificate of completion) which validates your provisional entitlement on your driving licence.Your DL196 certificate allows you to ride a moped or motorcycle up to 125cc on the road, unsupervised,you must; display L plates , not ride with a pillion, not ride on motorways.

If the theory and practical tests are not taken successfully within two years the CBT would have to be re-taken.

If the required standard cannot be reached it may be necessary to return for further training.At Sharper Rider Training there would be no extra charge for further training until the standard for CBT was reached.

The maximum ratio is 2 trainees to 1 instructor to ensure that all trainees get equal time and attention required for a good foundation to motorcycling.

The fee for CBT is £150. This includes bike hire,3rd party insurance and the use of helmet and gloves if required.

For more information or to book training contact Gordon on 07913 809 802.

FRASER FERGUSON 16.05.2017 17:45

Hi - looking for dates and prices for CBT training. Thanks

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29.10 | 15:29

Hi.I had my mod 1 and mod 2 done first time pass.Gordon is teaching you how to ride a bike no to pass a test .Very highly recommended. Thanks Krzysztof

20.04 | 00:26

Great trainer that teaches you everything you would need to know about keeping safe on the road. 10/10 training and a great guy too.

18.09 | 15:53

Passed my mod1 and 2 today Gordan is a great teacher and really know what he is doing definitely recommend him and can’t thank him anymore

23.05 | 11:07

Highly recommended instructor. Easy going, no nonsense, great instruction.