Book CBT compulsory basic training in Cardigan, Ceredigion

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Roadskill Training

Cillefwr Road West, Johnstown, Carmarthen, Carmarthenshire, SA31 3RB

Approx. distance: 21.5 miles

West Wales Motorcycle Training

Templeton Airfield, Off the A4115, Templeton, SA67 8DA

Approx. distance: 22 miles

Ammanford Motorcycle Training

Tabernacle Rd, Ammanford, Carmarthenshire, SA18 2YB

Approx. distance: 36.7 miles

JKs Motorcycle Training

Phoenix Way, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA4 9HN

Approx. distance: 39.9 miles

SMART Training Ltd

Unit 1, Port Tennant, Swansea, SA1 8DB

Approx. distance: 45.7 miles

Motorcycle Training Wales Swansea

Edwards Works, Neath, Swansea, West Glamorgan, SA10 6JY

Approx. distance: 46.6 miles

Celtic Rider Training

325-326 Cardiff Road, Aberdare, Mid Glamorgan, CF44 6UU

Approx. distance: 58.8 miles

Chris Bike Training

Abercwmboi RFC, Aberdare, Mid Glamorgan, CF44 6AX

Approx. distance: 59.4 miles

Bridgend Motorcycle Training Centre

Horsefair Road, Waterton Industrial Estate, Bridgend, CF31 3YN

Approx. distance: 63.2 miles

Motorcycle Training Wales Cardiff

Riverside Building, CF371BW

Approx. distance: 66.4 miles

CBT training and testing underway in Cardigan

Find CBT compulsory basic training in Cardigan, Ceredigion

Are you trying to book your CBT training in Cardigan or close by in Newcastle Emlyn, Fishguard and Llandysul? Here at BookCBTNow we are one of the most trusted sources of online booking for motorcycle training companies. We can help you find your local training company and help you get your compulsory basic training started. 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.

Will I be on my own during a CBT?

Normally during a CBT test in Cardigan there will be other riders with you, you will all take part in classroom and off-road sections together as well as practical sections. Taking the test in a group is a great way to calm your nerves. The majority of motorcycle training schools will also supply motorcycles for hire during your CBT test in Cardigan so you do not need to bring one with you. Sometimes the price of your CBT includes the hire of a motorcycle and sometimes it doesn't, so we always advise that you check this before booking. Here at Book CBT Now we will provide you with the information for all of your local CBT companies and you can then decide which company you wish to use.

You can book your CBT test in Cardigan here

Can a CBT test take more than one day?

A CBT test can normally be completed in a day, but may take longer if you need more time to master the control of the motorcycle or moped. If you have done a CBT already and this is your second or third time then you should have no problem completing it in a day.

If you do not complete your CBT to the instructors satisfaction then you will be asked to come back on another day for additional training. If this happens do not be alarmed or upset, some people take longer to master control of a two wheeled vehicle than others, but we all get there in the end. The most important thing to remember is its for your safety. Your instructor will be thinking of your safety if they ask you to come back for additional training.

If I CBT compulsory basic training in Cardigan what would I be doing?

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:

  • Understanding the legal requirement to riding
  • Reinforcing your understanding of the Highway Code to a good level
  • Objectives of completing the CBT test
  • Understanding the importance of using good motorcycle equipment and clothing

Element B introduces you to the machine and its controls and includes:

  • Using the motorcycle stands to safely park your bike
  • Familiarity with the different motorcycle or scooter controls
  • Wheel the bike round to the left and right
  • Starting and stopping the engine
  • Carrying out basic maintenance checks

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:

  • Pull away, stop, start and change gears (where applicable)
  • Ride in a straight line
  • Ride in a slow and controlled manner
  • Change gears
  • Use both brakes
  • Ride a figure of eight
  • Carry out left, right and U-turns
  • Carry out emergency braking
  • Ride round bends safely
  • Carry out rear observation

Element D is a return to the class room prior to going out on the road. You will get a full briefing explaining:

  • The use of speed, road positioning, safe driving distances
  • The importance of the Highway Code
  • Your visibility on the road
  • Using rear observation
  • Riding at the correct speeds, road positioning and distance between other vehicles according to traffic and road conditions.
  • Learning to anticipate danger and riding defensively
  • Care will also be given in explaining about the radios and how not to get lost on the road

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.