Welcome to the forum, Dave.
As I have said on here many times before, I also am a supporter of the CBET idea. In fact, I believe it should be adopted internationally.
I presume you are thinking of having a go in preparation for seeking work in the States.
Have you looked on line? I seem to recall that some of the preparatory work (and for all I know, the whole thing) can be done on there.
Yes; go West! The sooner the better, I would have thought!Where abouts are your folk located?