A GUIDE TO...

THIS IS TO GIVE YOU A TASTE OF WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT WHEN YOU COME TO TRAIN WITH US.

WONDERING HOW THE CBT DAY IS GOING TO GO?

FIND BELOW EVERYTHING YOU WOULD NEED TO KNOW THAT GOES INTO PASSING YOUR CBT OR GAINING YOUR BIKE LICENCE.

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...CBT TRAINING

THE CBT COURSE USUALLY LASTS A FULL DAY AND CAN TAKE LONGER DEPENDING ON HOW QUICKLY YOU LEARN. THERE ARE 5 'ELEMENTS' TO THE COURSE:

  • INTRODUCTION AND EQUIPMENT LESSON (ELEMENT A)

  • CONTROLS AND MAINTENANCE (ELEMENT B)

  • ON-SITE TRAINING (ELEMENT C)

  • ON-ROAD THEORY LESSON (ELEMENT D)

  • 2 HOURS ON-ROAD RIDE (ELEMENT E)

YOU WILL MOVE FROM ONE ELEMENT TO THE NEXT WHEN YOUR TRAINER IS SATISFIED YOU HAVE BOTH UNDERSTOOD THE OBJECTIVES OF THE LESSON AND SHOWN PRACTICAL SKILLS TO A SAFE BASIC LEVEL.

ONCE COMPLETING A MINIMUM OF 2 HOURS ON THE ROAD, YOU WILL RECEIVE A DL196 CERTIFICATE THAT WILL ALLOW YOU TO RIDE UP TO A 125cc MOTORCYCLE  WITH 'L' PLATES.

 

THIS WILL BE VALID FOR 2 YEARS, WHEN THIS EXPIRES YOU WILL NEED TO COMPLETE THE COURSE AGAIN UNLESS YOU HAVE GONE ON TO PASS YOUR TEST.

SEE BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT WHAT EACH ELEMENT ENTAILS.

ELEMENT A

ELEMENT B

ELEMENT C

ELEMENT D

ELEMENT E

 

A MODULE 1 TEST

YOU WILL TAKE THE MODULE 1 TEST AT A DVSA APPROVED TEST CENTRE IN AN OFF-ROAD MOTORCYCLE MANOEUVRING AREA. 

 

THE TEST NORMALLY TAKE ABOUT 20 MINUTES AND INCLUDES:

  • WHEELING THE MOPED OR MOTORCYCLE AND USING THE STAND.

  • RIDING A SLALOM AND FIGURE OF 8.

  • A SLOW RIDE IN A STRAIGHT LINE.

  • A U-TURN.

  • CORNERING AND A CONTROLLED STOP.

  • AN EMERGENCY STOP.

  • A LEFT OR RIGHT HAZARD AVOIDANCE.

FOR THE EMERGENCY STOP AND AVOIDANCE EXERCISES, YOU MUST RIDE AT A MINIMUM SPEED OF:

  • 19mph (30kph) ON A MOPED.

  • 31mph (50kph) ON A MOTORCYCLE.

BELOW ARE PDFs SHOWING THE DIAGRAMS OF THE MODULE 1 TEST.

 

A MODULE 2 TEST

THE MODULE 2 TEST NORMALLY TAKES ABOUT 40 MINUTES AND INCLUDES:

  • AN EYESIGHT CHECK.

  • 'SHOW ME, TELL ME' VEHICLE SAFETY QUESTIONS.

  • ROAD RIDING.

  • 'FOLLOW THE SIGNS FOR...', INDEPENDENT RIDE.

YOU MUST PASS YOUR MODULE 1 BEFORE YOU CAN TAKE THE MODULE 2 TEST. 

YOU CAN BOOK BOTH TESTS AT THE SAME TIME, BUT IF YOU DON'T PASS THE MODULE 1 YOU MUST WAIT 3 WORKING DAYS BEFORE YOU CAN RETAKE IT.

YOU MUST BRING YOUR MODULE 1 PASS CERTIFICATE TO THE MODULE 2 TEST, PLUS ALL THE DOCUMENTS YOU HAD TO TAKE TO THE MODULE 1 TEST.

BELOW ARE THE 'SHOW ME, TELL ME' QUESTIONS THAT YOU ARE LIKELY TO BE ASKED AS PART OF YOUR TEST.