If the truth be told, we are not the place to come if you are expecting CBT training to be a walk in the park, leading up to a guaranteed CBT certificate at the end of the day. Compulsory Basic Training was introduced to reduce the casualty rate amongst young and inexperienced riders – if you are in either both of those categories, you may want to stop and consider for a moment what you are getting involved in.
During this day, we have to teach you to ride a motorcycle or scooter safely, to the required standards as demanded by the DVSA. This is not a very high standard, but we make no secret about the fact that we are very strict about who gets to go on the road. Everyone learns at different rates, so it is impossible to say until we get stuck in exactly who is going to have what challenges to overcome.
However: Be warned… if you do NOT drive a car, or no previous riding experience to CBT standard, this can be a very difficult day. It is essential that you arrive on the day with a working knowledge of the highway code and to have done some kind of studying on the subject of driving in the UK.
We expect you to take responsibility for this in advance of your training day, to help enable us to get you through the CBT in one day if possible. If you don’t make this effort, it might very well result in you having to do more training, spend more money and take longer to get on the road.
With your CBT training in Milton Keynes, you can expect to go through the entire CBT syllabus, as detailed by the DVSA. CBT Training should start at 8:30 to 9:00 am and not finish until 3:30 pm at the earliest, or 5:30 pm /6:00 pm if you are in a second group of students going on the road.
If you decide to do your CBT training elsewhere, these are just a few things to look out for to help you ensure that you are getting what you have paid for and should be taught!