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Waterside Park, Thatcham, Berkshire, RG19 4PA
Approx. distance: 5.9 miles
108 Lindenmuth Way, Newbury, Berkshire, RG19 6HN
Approx. distance: 7.7 miles
Abbey Rugby Club, Peppard Road, Emmer Green, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 8XA
Approx. distance: 9.9 miles
Reading Hockey Club, Sonning Lane, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 6ST
Approx. distance: 11.8 miles
Royal British Legion Club, Eversley Road, Arborfield, Berkshire, RG2 9PR
Approx. distance: 13.2 miles
Popley Fields Community Centre, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 9AE
Approx. distance: 13.3 miles
Culham Science Centre, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 3EB
BCOT North Site, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG21 8TN
Approx. distance: 14.6 miles
Sandy Lane Sports Ground, Blackbird Leys Road, Oxford, OX4 3RD
Approx. distance: 17.7 miles
Pinewood Leisure Centre, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 3AQ
Approx. distance: 17.8 miles
If you are looking for CBT compulsory basic training in Berkshire then you have come to the right place. We have all the information here for you to find suitable CBT training and testing close to you or in the surrounding areas of Thatcham, Newbury and Tadley. Completing your 'Compulsory Basic Training' CBT test will allow you to ride any scooter, moped, electric motorbike, 50cc moped or 125cc motorbike of your choice. All you'll need to do is get a provisional UK license, suitable clothing and then book your CBT.
Easy! Just enter your postcode in the box at the top of this page. This will show you which CBT training centres are closest to you. If you have a specific date or dates in mind then you can also enter the date. This will show you only those CBT training centres that have availability on that specific date. If you cannot find the date you need then you can also check the nearby areas of Thatcham, Newbury and Tadley.
Over the years we have worked hard to ensure that all of our clients find the perfect team of experts for CBT training in Berkshire, we also have many different companies across Berkshire. If you are not sure if you area is covered, simply check our areas covered page and find the best company near you. We can ensure that all of the companies available will easily suit your needs and budget.
A CBT test consists of 5 elements labelled A to E. You will do these 5 elements in order throughout the day.
The DVSA have produced an excellent short video showing you the elements of a CBT. Here is the video and below it is the description of each of the elements.
Element A comprises of talk about clothing, safety helmet and equipment. This is also when your licence and eyesight will be checked and the aims of the course outlined. Make sure to bring your glasses or contact lenses if you wear
them as you will need to read a registration plate at a distance of 20 metres. You will also learn:
Element B introduces you to the machine and its controls and includes:
Element C is the main part of the course and takes place on an approved training site (CBT pad). This is when you will learn to:
Element D is a return to the class room prior to going out on the road. You will get a full briefing explaining:
Element E is where you put all the above into practise by riding on the road. You will go out on the road with an instructor two at a time with a radio link. You must do at least two hours of road tuition, which must include doing
a U-turn and emergency stop. At the outset the instructor will give plenty of guidance and help, but towards the end of the time on the road the instructor will be looking to see if you can get safely from one place to another without hurting
yourself or anybody else.
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