What's required of moped and motorcycle trainers and learner riders during compulsory basic training (CBT).
How the syllabus works, what trainers should be able to show, the learning outcomes and assessment of skills.
Element A: introduction
The aims of CBT, making suitable decisions about equipment and clothing, and meeting the eyesight rules.
Element B: practical on-site training
How the motorcycle or moped works, what maintenance checks are needed, and getting a feel for the weight and balance of the vehicle.
Element C: practical on-site riding
Carrying out manoeuvres safely and under full control, using the brakes, changing gear, and carrying out observations.
Element D: practical on-road training preparation
Meeting the legal requirements to ride, attitude, positioning, separation distances, speed, anticipating what other road users may do, and preparing for developing hazards.
Element E: practical on-road riding
Riding in typical traffic conditions (including traffic lights, roundabouts, junctions, pedestrian crossings, gradients and bends), and carrying out a u-turn and an emergency stop.