Book CBT compulsory basic training in Chelmsford, Essex

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Probike Training Chelmsford

3 Russell Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3AA

Approx. distance: 1.4 miles

C View Motorcycle Training

Bromfords School, Grange Avenue, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0LZ

Approx. distance: 9.3 miles

Benson Motorcycle Training

1 Bocking End, Braintree, Essex, CM7 9AE

Approx. distance: 10.7 miles

ART Rider Training

Unit L Wrexham Road, Basildon, Essex, SS15 6PX

Approx. distance: 11.8 miles

Pass Bike Motorcycle Training

Purdeys Way, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1ND

Approx. distance: 15.4 miles

Camrider Harlow

Fairways Sports & Social Club, Parsloe Road, Harlow, Essex, CM19 4RT

Approx. distance: 16.7 miles

Ride Motorcycle Training

The Car Drome, Upper Rainham Road, Hornchurch, RM12 4EU

Approx. distance: 17.3 miles

1 Stop Instruction Ilford

Fairlop Power League, Forest Road, Ilford, Greater London, IG6 3HJ

Approx. distance: 18.5 miles

Probike Training Chigwell

Chigwell Hall, Highroad, Chigwell, IG7 6BD

Approx. distance: 18.6 miles

Edventure Rider

Edventure Rider, 560 London Road, West Thurrock, Essex, RM20 3BJ

Approx. distance: 19.7 miles

CBT training and testing underway in Chelmsford

Have you been hunting for CBT compulsory basic training in Chelmsford, Essex?

Have you been on the hunt for a company that can help you organise CBT compulsory basic training in Chelmsford or nearby in Ingatestone, Billericay and Witham? Whilst price is important, the most important factor is the quality of motorcycle training.Book CBT Now has the largest listing of all motorcycle training companies in the UK. Simply enter your postcode and we will show you all of your local training companies that run compulsory basic training. 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.

How can you help me find CBT training in Chelmsford, Essex

When you use Book CBT Now to find a company for your CBT test in Chelmsford you will only be provided with approved training bodies that meet all requirements set by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. We will provide you with all the relevant details about the company along with additional information such as; whether bike hire, helmet hire and gloves and jacket hire are included, if there is parking on the premises, if there is an indoor classroom and if they have female instructors. If you would like to find out more about the company local to you then we will also provide you with their contact details.

You can book your CBT test in Chelmsford here

How do I complete my CBT in Chelmsford, Essex?

Your CBT test in Chelmsford is training that you must complete before you are able to ride independently. If you are safe to ride on the road unaccompanied you will receive a CBT test certificate. Whether you pass or fail your CBT test will be determined by the instructor who will be training you on the day. If the trainer doesn't think you are ready to be riding alone you will be asked to come back for additional training until the instructor feels you are safe to ride on the road.

If I CBT compulsory basic training in Chelmsford 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.