Motorcycle Courses

Compulsory Basic Training CBT

Compulsory Basic Training (CBT) – £135.00

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The CBT is the first step to motorcycling. It contains 5 elements, that when completed will allow you to ride on the road unsupervised as a learner.

  • Introduction – Understanding the aims of the CBT, importance of having the correct equipment and clothing.
  • Practical on-site training – Become familiar with the motorcycle and its controls and how it works.
  • Practical on-site riding – Ride the bike round a figure eight, ride the bike slowly under control, carry out a u-turn manoeuvre, change gear, emergency stop, etc.
  • Practial on-road training – Recognise the legal requirements for riding on the road, understanding the Highway Code, be aware of the need to be clearly visible to other road users, etc.
  • Practial on-road riding – Roundabouts, junctions, pedestrian crossing, traffic lights, gradients, bends, (min 2 hours on-road riding), etc.

When completed the Compulsory Basic Training, you will have gained the DL196 CBT Certificate.

This allows you to ride on the road unaccompanied:

  • With L-plates (front & rear).
  • Not carrying a Pillion Passenger.
  • You cannot ride on a Motorway.

A CBT Session In Action

A2 Licence Training

A2 training on medium motorcycles up to 35kW – £165.00

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The A2 Restricted licence training allows riders aged 19 or over to ride a medium sized motorcycle up to 47 bhp (35 kW).

 

Direct Access Scheme (DAS)

Direct Access – £165.00

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If you are 24 or older and have passed your CBT and theory test, you can move towards a full Motorcycle A Licence by taking the Direct Access Course at Solo Motorcycle Training.

Since the new motorcycle licence laws introduced in January 2013, you can also use Direct Access to gain an A2 licence if you are aged 19 or over, as an alternative to gaining your A1 licence and waiting 2 years to take another practical test.

Requirements for Direct Access

  • You must be accompanied at all time by a DSA approved trainer and in radio contact.
  • You must observe the standard learner’s regulations; L-plates, no pillion passenger, no motorway training.
  • Prior to the Practical Test You Must Successfully Pass The Motorcycle Theory Test

Licence Upgrades

Courses to upgrade your licence.

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Requirements for Direct Access & Licence Upgrade Course

  • You must be accompanied at all time by a DSA approved trainer and in radio contact.
  • You must observe the standard learner’s regulations; L-plates, no pillion passenger, no motorway training.
  • Prior to the Practical Test You Must Successfully Pass The Motorcycle Theory Test

Practical test dates can be booked by us in advance and we can structure the test training around those dates and trainee requirements.

Back to Biking

Refresher course for bikers

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If you are returning to motorcycling after an absence of several years you’ll probably find a lot has changed. This will include:

  • Road and traffic conditions.
  • Motorcycle technology.
  • Your skills.

A refresher course is a good way to refresh your skills in a safe and enjoyable manner.

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