A2B Motorcycle Training - Courses

CBT (Compulsory Basic Training / DL196 Certificate) Training

CBT (Compulsory Basic Training) is the starting point for all learner motorcyclists and everybody (except full UK car licence holders who gained their licence before February 2001 wanting to ride a 50cc moped) has to take CBT. A2B are a DSA approved motorcycle school and our courses are typically held at our training centre in Knaresborough; providing a large, safe place for learner riders.

If you have never ridden a motorcycle before, this is the course for you. No prior experience is necessary although you need a good sense of balance (could you ride a pedal bike?) and a good working knowledge of the HIGHWAY CODE.

CBT is not a test and there is no exam

CBT is a course of training that you are required to complete satisfactorily. The CBT course syllabus includes five elements and all five elements have to be completed. You can only move on to the next element when your instructor is satisfied you have learnt the necessary theory and demonstrated the practical skills to a safe basic level. As long as you have studied the Highway Code and are riding to an acceptable standard by the end, you will receive the certificate (DL196) that validates your licence.

NB: At 16yrs you can ride up to a 50cc. At 17yrs and over you can ride up to 125cc. Prior to booking your CBT you must be in possession of, and bring with you, your driving licence (both plastic & paper parts) which must show provisional entitlement to Category ‘A’ for motorcycles, or Category P moped.

Have confidence using our bikes, quality reliable machines that won’t let you down!

The day cost includes bike hire with 3rd party insurance cover, loan helmets gloves & jackets. 

You are welcome to use your own bike if you have one, and your own motorcycle protective clothing.

However, you must be in possession of a valid CBT certificate if you intend to ride to the training ground and you will need to produce evidence of valid insurance, valid MOT & display a tax disc & full size L plate’s front & rear

Additional information

Additional information about the CBT can be found here

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