Book CBT compulsory basic training in Orpington, Kent

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BLT Motorcycle Training Orpington

Orpington Rovers Football Ground ORFC, Cockmannings Lane, Bromley, Kent, BR5 4HF

Approx. distance: 1.5 miles

Phoenix Motorcycle Training Sidcup

Bexley Road Safety Centre, Sidcup, London, DA14 5ED

Approx. distance: 3.4 miles

LMRT Motorcycle Training

Napier House, Army Reserve Centre, 261 Baring Road, Grove Park, London, SE12 0BH

Approx. distance: 5.2 miles

Phoenix Motorcycle Training Croydon

Wolsey Junior School, Croydon, London, CR0 0TF

Approx. distance: 5.2 miles

Moto Pass Motorcycle Training Ltd

Harris Academy (Falconwood), The Green, Welling, Kent, DA16 2PE

Approx. distance: 5.8 miles

Phoenix Motorcycle Training Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace National Sports Centre, London, SE19 2BB

Approx. distance: 7.7 miles

BLT Motorcycle Training Thamesmead

The Crossness Engines, Thames Water Sewage Treatment works, Thamesmead, East London, SE2 9AN

Approx. distance: 8.9 miles

Edventure Rider

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

Approx. distance: 10.7 miles

SL Motorcycle Training

Barking Rugby Union Football Club, Dagenham, London, RM9 4TX

Approx. distance: 11.2 miles

Sutton Motorcycle Training

329 High Street, Sutton, Surrey, SM1 1LW

Approx. distance: 12.6 miles

CBT training and testing underway in Orpington

Looking for CBT compulsory basic training in Orpington, Kent?

Have you been looking to book a CBT test in Orpington? Then Book CBT Now is the place you need to be. We are a highly-experienced team who have sourced some of the best companies for CBT tests for over 19 years and can ensure that you are always working with qualified professionals who can help with all of your training and tests. We are happy to suggest various other companies across Kent for your test or in the surrounding areas of St Mary Cray, Sidcup and Swanley. 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.

If I CBT compulsory basic training in Orpington 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.


You can book your CBT test in Orpington here

How can you help me find CBT training in Orpington, Kent

When you use Book CBT Now to find a company for your CBT test in Orpington 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.

Trusted by Motorcycle Training Companies in Orpington, Kent

Over the years we have worked hard to ensure that all of our clients find the perfect team of experts for CBT training in Orpington, we also have many different companies across Kent. 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.