Motorcycle Training with WM Snell - Ducati Alton

At WM Snell, we work closely with Excelerate Motorcycle Training Centre in Farnborough, as such we're able to get you up on two wheels fast and efficiently, as part of the Ducati Leanr To Ride scheme.

Whether you're a total newbie to the motorcycling world, moving up in licenses or a returning veteran, Excelerate are able to get you up to speed in no time with their professional team of instructors. From the CBT to the full Category A license, they're able to find the right way to teach you and keep you safe while on the roads.

Fully qualified, friendly and professional team who aim to deliver an enjoyable and safe training experience to all of their customers. All are welcome for training, and they even hold lowered motorcycles available to specially cater to your every need.

If you're interested you can read below for the courses or contact them for further information on Tel: 01252 401250

CBT (Compulsory Basic Training)

The CBT was introduced by the government in 1990. The aim is to make Riding safer,giving you the necessary skills & confidence to ride on the roads. You must have a CBT before lawfully riding on the roads.

CBT is usually a one day course and is not a test, but is a training day which enables you to reach a suitable standard for safer road riding. 

CBT allows a person 16 years of age & onwards to ride a 50cc motorcycle restricted to 30mph.

17 years of age and onwards allows you to ride a 125cc on 14.6bhp with the option of taking a test for a motorcycle licence. 

What you will need for your CBT:

  • Provisional/full UK licence.
  • Be able to read a number plate from a distance of 20.5m/67ft (old style number plate) or 20.m/66ft new style number plate.
  • Good knowledge of the highway code.

What we provide in our price:

  • Clothing
  • Helmets
  • Gloves
  • Waterproofs
  • Bike Hire
  • Petrol &Insurance
  • Certificates

Category A1

This licence is designed for any person aged between 17-19 years of age and over. This is a 4/5 day course, depending on your ability and previous experience.

Once completed, you would be entitled to ride a motorcycle with the following specifications:

SMALL MOTORCYCLES UP TO 125CC/10.1bhp/7KW MAXIMUM 14.6bhp/11.KW.

  • A theory test is required in order to complete this test.
  • Once this licence has been completed you will be entitled to ride a 125cc motorcycle.
  • You will not need L plates.
  • You can carry pillion passengers.

After 2 years experience you will be allowed to take the A.2 licence or A licence depending on your age. You would not need to take another Theory test but would need to take further practical tests.

 

What we provide in our price:

  • Clothing
  • Helmets
  • Gloves
  • Waterproofs
  • Bike Hire
  • Petrol &Insurance
  • Certificates

Category A2

This Licence is designed for any person aged between 19 - 21 years or over. This is a 5/6 day course, depending on your ability and previous experience. You would not need to take another theory test but would need to take further practical tests. 

Once completed you would be entitled to ride a motorcycle with the following specifications:

MEDIUM MOTORCYCLES UP TO 35KW/47bhp. This motorcycle must not be derived from a vehicle of more than double its power.

  • Once completed you would be entitled to ride any Motorcycle with the above specifications.
  • You will not need L plates.
  • You can carry pillion passengers.

After 2 years experience you will be allowed to take the Category A licence.

Category A

This licence is designed for any person 24 years or over or 21 years of age with 2 years experience on an A.2 licence.

  • You would be entitled to ride a Motorcycle of any size.
  • Carry pillion passengers.
  • You will not need L plates.

If you are taking your first Motorcycle test a Motorcycle theory would need to be completed. We are able to provide a practice DVD for your convenience.