Compulsory basic training is demanded when you want to practice moped or motorcycle riding. The purpose of compulsory basic training is to increase safe driving and to reduce number of road accidents. This rule is valid already for last 20 years and according to traffic statistics it was wise decision by Driving Standards Agency. The learner should have completed the certificate of compulsory basic training before he or she is allowed to ride on the road with L-plates or D-plates in Wales.
You can get compulsory basic training certificate when you have taken compulsory basic training course which consists of five elements: introduction, practical on-site training, practical on-site riding, practical on-road training, practical on-road riding. All these five elements have to be completed in sequence, although the order of the exercises within the element can be varied. You will move on to the next element when your instructor is satisfied you have learnt the necessary theory and demonstrated the practical skills to a safe basic level.