Book motorcycle CBT training in Birkenhead, Merseyside

Click on any of the motorcycle training schools below to view more information and check availability.

Easy Rider Motorcycle Training

Chadwick Court, Liverpool, Merseyside, L3 7EY

Approx. distance: 2.2 miles

Wallasey Motorcycles

100 Rake Lane, Merseyside, CH45 5DE

Approx. distance: 2.6 miles

Hens and Chickens Rider Training at Almaxx

Hen & Chicken Garage, Liverpool, Merseyside, L31 1AN

Approx. distance: 10.1 miles

Dragon Motorcycle Training

The Groves, Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, CH66 2NZ

Approx. distance: 10.4 miles

Probike Motorcycle Training Ltd

Deeside Leisure Centre, Queensferry, Flintshire, CH5 1SA

Approx. distance: 12.7 miles

RJH Motorbike Training Ltd Runcorn

The Heath Business & Technical Park, Runcorn, Borough of Halton, WA7 4QX

Approx. distance: 12.9 miles

Cheshire Bike Training

Shell Green House, Gorsey Lane, Widnes, Borough of Halton, WA8 0YZ

Approx. distance: 13.3 miles

Arrow School of Motoring

Bill Smith Motors Ltd, 30 - 36 Tarvin Road, Chester, Cheshire, CH3 5DH

Approx. distance: 15.1 miles

Phils School of Motoring

Hollins Park Social Club, Warrington, Cheshire, WA2 8TE

Approx. distance: 17.9 miles

RJH Motorbike Training Ltd Wigan

Three Sisters Race Circuit, Three Sisters Rd, Ashton-in-Makerfield, Wigan, WN4 8DD

Approx. distance: 18 miles

CBT training and testing underway in Birkenhead

Find motorcycle CBT training in Birkenhead, Merseyside

Are you trying to book your CBT training in Birkenhead or close by in Liverpool, Bebington and Wallasey? 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.

How to find motorcycle CBT training in Birkenhead, Merseyside

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 Liverpool, Bebington and Wallasey.

You can book your CBT test in Birkenhead here

If I motorcycle CBT training in Birkenhead 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.


Getting a DL196 certificate in Birkenhead, Merseyside

The instructors will evaluate your skills and progress in a one day course, or over a few days if necessary and once you have completed the training to their satisfaction, you can then receive your pass certificate or DL196. When it comes to CBT training in Birkenhead, we have a wide range of different companies that are perfect for you listed at the top of this page, please take a good look to find the most appropriate one for you.