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Category AM (moped) – minimum age 16

  • Two-wheeled vehicle with a maximum design speed of 45 km/h (28 mph)
  • three- or four-wheeled vehicle with a maximum design speed over 25 km/h (15.5 mph), up to 50 cc and with a power output not exceeding 4 kW.

Category A1 – minimum age 17

  • motorcycles up to 125 cc, with a power output not exceeding 11 kW
  • tricycles with a power output not exceeding 15 kW.

Category A2 – minimum age 19

  • motorcycles with a power output not exceeding 35 kW.

Category A

  • unrestricted motorcycles with a power output over 35 kW (minimum age 24 under direct access, or 21 under progressive access)
  • tricycles with a power output over 15 kW (minimum age 21).
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CBT – ONE DAY COURSE (COMPULSORY BASIC TRAINING)

Compulsory Basic Training (CBT)

To take this course you must have a Provisional Motorcycle Licence and to validate this you must complete CBT. On completion of the course your CBT certificate will be valid for two years from the date of issue. Once your CBT certificate expires you must either retake CBT or pass the practical motorcycle test. Car drivers who pass their Practical Driving Test after February 2001 must now complete CBT before riding a moped.

If you don't have a provisional licence you can apply by using the GOV website:

CBT is conducted at our Manston & Barham Canterbury training centres 7 days a week and take one day to complete. It is essential that have a good knowledge of the Highway Code before attending the course. The course comprises classroom work, off road riding followed by a road ride with your instructor in radio contact.

£160 Monday to Sunday

This includes the use of a motorcycle, helmet, jacket, gloves and bike-to-bike intercom. You must bring your *Drivers Licence* we cannot start the course without sight of this. It is a course requirement that you are able to read a number plate, in good daylight, containing letters and figures 79.4mm high, from a distance of 20.5 metres whilst wearing your normal glasses or contact lenses if required. You will need to wear suitable strong boots or shoes and we suggest you bring a packed lunch and drink with you.

On the day of your CBT you will be asked to provide your LICENCE CHECK CODE, you can obtain this from the GOV website share my licence:-

ALL CBT's MUST BE PAID FOR IN FULL AT THE TIME OF BOOKING.

TO BOOK PLEASE CALL: 01227 832958

EMAIL: training@kent-motorcycles.co.uk

WANT TO CHECK OUT WHAT DATES ARE AVAILABLE FOR A CBT BOOKING?

CHECK AVAILABLE CBT DATES AT OUR MANSTON TRAINING SITE

The dates show on this calendar are for our Manston site only. This facility is to view the time slot only you cannot book the slot on-line, when you’ve found the date that suits your needs please call 01227 832958 and book the slot over the phone.

CHECK AVAILABLE CBT DATES AT OUR CANTERBURY TRAINING SITE

The dates show on this calendar are for our Canterbury site only. This facility is to view the time slot only you cannot book the slot on-line, when you’ve found the date that suits your needs please call 01227 832958 and book the slot over the phone.

OUR CHARGES EXPLAINED

FIRST INTRODUCTION RIDE:- FREE OF CHARGE

ADDITIONAL INTRODUCTION SESSIONS:- £35

GEARS TRAINING:- £35

CBT COST:- £160

Failing to complete a CBT on the day will incur additional charges depending on the reason for not completing. Minimum charge for a revisit to complete your CBT is £80, in exceptional cases you may be asked to pay the full £160 again.

If you attend a Free introduction ride and you are deemed unsuitable to progress to your CBT booking, a refund of £125 will be offered. A full refund of £160 will NOT be offered.  

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*Licence check code - Since the abolition of the paper counterpart of your licence, you are now required to generate a check code (valid for 21 days) to accompany your photo card licence when riding our bikes or scooters. You can get this at https://www.gov.uk/view-driving-licence