Click on any of the motorcycle training schools below to view more information and check availability.
Bromfords School, Grange Avenue, Wickford, Essex, SS12 0LZ
Approx. distance: 2.4 miles
Unit L Wrexham Road, Basildon, Essex, SS15 6PX
Approx. distance: 2.9 miles
Purdeys Way, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1ND
Approx. distance: 10 miles
3 Russell Way, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3AA
Approx. distance: 10.4 miles
Edventure Rider, 560 London Road, West Thurrock, Essex, RM20 3BJ
Approx. distance: 11.3 miles
The Car Drome, Upper Rainham Road, Hornchurch, RM12 4EU
Approx. distance: 12.9 miles
Riverside 3 Car Park, Sir Thomas Longley Rd, Rochester, Kent, ME2 4SQ
Barking Rugby Union Football Club, Dagenham, London, RM9 4TX
Approx. distance: 15.7 miles
The Crossness Engines, Thames Water Sewage Treatment works, Thamesmead, East London, SE2 9AN
Approx. distance: 16.4 miles
C/0 G Force Motorcycles, Elm Court, Capstone Road, Gillingham, Medway, ME7 3JQ
Approx. distance: 16.5 miles
Have you been looking to book a CBT test in Essex? 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 Essex for your test or in the surrounding areas of Basildon, Pitsea and Laindon. 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.
When you use Book CBT Now to find a company for your CBT test in Essex 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.
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.
The price varies depending on which motorcycle training company you take your CBT test with, but in Essex will typically be between £140 and £180. Covid-19 has meant that many motorcycle training companies can only train on a 1 to 1 basis or 2 to 1 at most. This has meant many motorcycle training companies have had to increase their normal prices. There are four main things that affect the price
Don't try to simply get the cheapest price, the quality of the training is the most important thing. Quality training will one day save your life.
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