CBTA assessments include:
CBTA time reductions: The learner stage has no minimum time period you need to hold your learner licence, but you must be at least 16.5 years old to apply for your restricted licence. The restricted stage reduces the time you need to hold your restricted licence, from 18 months to 12 months. You can complete your CBTA full assessment when you have held your restricted licence for at least 9 months. When you have successfully passed your assessment, you can apply for your full license once you have held your restricted licence for at least 12 months. Riders must progress through each motorcycle licence stage: from learner to restricted to full.
1. Book a training course
Roadsafe highly recommend you complete training before attempting your CBTA assessment ride. Our highly subsidised Ride Forever Bronze and Silver level courses, include information on the test criteria required to pass the CBTA restricted and full licence assessments.
2. Practise and become consistent
When you have completed your Bronze or Silver course, we recommend that you practise your new skills with the information and feedback received from the course, making sure you are competent and consistent towards the test standard, before booking your CBTA assessment with Roadsafe. Training courses and CBTA assessments are undertaken at separate times, not on the same day.
3. Book a 1 Hour Training session and/or Test Preparation session + CBTA assessment
Roadsafe offer riders an optional 1 Hour Training session(s), run one on one, providing an evaluation of your riding, and specific training towards your licence test. This is run separately to your CBTA assessment.
We also recommend our Test Preparation session, which is run one on one for up to one hour immediately prior to your CBTA assessment, offering specific feedback regarding the CBTA assessment criteria (like a mock test). This allows you to start your CBTA assessment already warmed up, and with reduced anxiety, as you are aware of any areas for improvement. Explanations and any questions regarding the assessment can be answered, and any concerns can be addressed, to give you the best possible outcome.
Roadsafe's 1 Hour Training session is one on one, covering a variety of roads and traffic situations, typically around the Porirua region. Riders are provided with real time feedback on their riding for the purpose of a refresher, to boost confidence, or for riders preparing for their licence test/assessment.More Information