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SILVER FERN MOTORSPORT CHARITABLE TRUST PROGRAMMES   

Silver Fern MotorSport Charitable Trust offers three programmes:

 

1. FOUNDATION AUTOMOTIVE PROGRAMME

About the Programme:

  • 10-day intensive hands-on training and mentorship programme
  • Opportunity to experience a range of hands on activities related to automotive and motorsport, and learn new skills transferable to long term career pathways
  • Small groups (4 maximum per intake)
  • Facilitated in a real automotive workshop environment by a Qualified Mechanic Tutor

Referral Criteria:

  • 14 – 18 years
  • Reside in Auckland
  • Not currently be in employment or training   
  • Must complete an online referral form
  • Acceptance of referral is subject to a pre-screening process
  • Referral maybe via self-referral, family/whanau, friend, community organisation or Government agency  

Location:

4087b Great North Road, Glen Eden Auckland (next door to Repco).

You will be required to make your own way to the training facility daily to attend the programme.

Course Dates:  Please refer to course dates listed in the website for upcoming courses

Time:  9am to 3pm daily

Cost:

  • Free
  • Includes food (morning tea and lunch)
  • Please note that some charges may apply to Government agency referrals

 

2. DRIVERS LICENSE PROGRAMME – LEARNER’S LICENSE

About the Programme:

  • 5 day training programme learning the rode code
  • Facilitated in groups (Maximum 10 per intake)
  • Includes sitting the Learner’s License Test within the 5-day period 

Referral Criteria:

  • 16 – 21 years
  • Reside in Auckland
  • Must complete an online referral form
  • Acceptance of referral is subject to a pre-screening process
  • Referral maybe via self-referral, family/whanau, friend, community organisation or Government agency

Location:

4087b Great North Road, Glen Eden Auckland (next door to Repco).

You will be required to make your own way to the training facility daily to attend the programme.

Course Dates:  Please refer to course dates listed in the website for upcoming courses

Time:  9am to 3pm daily

Cost:

  • Free
  • Includes food (morning tea and lunch)
  • Includes cost of sitting the Learner’s License Test (excluding re-sit if required)
  • Includes free birth certificate and photo ID if required to gain your licence.
  • Please note that some charges may apply to Government agency referrals

 

3. GETTING STARTED PROGRAMME

About the Programme:

  • One to one support provided by a Navigator to help you get into either long term training or employment
  • Support provided with gaining identification, getting a CV, goal planning, gaining a driver’s license, setting up an email account, and enrolling in training or job seeking.

Referral Criteria:

  • 16 – 21 years
  • Reside in Auckland
  • Not currently be in employment or training   
  • Must complete an online referral form
  • Acceptance of referral is subject to a pre-screening process
  • Referral maybe via self-referral, family/whanau, friend, community organisation or Government agency

Location:

4087b Great North Road, Glen Eden Auckland (next door to Repco).

You will be required to make your own way to the training facility daily to attend the programme.

Course Dates:  Please refer to course dates listed in the website for upcoming courses

Time:  9am to 3pm daily

Cost:

  • Free
  • Includes food (morning tea and lunch)
  • Please note that some charges may apply to Government agency referrals

How to Make a Referral Now

For any of the above programmes, please complete an online referral form. Referral applications will be responded to within 72 hours of receipt of the referral. 

Or if you would rather fill out the referral form on hardcopy, please click here to download and please email the form to programme Manager Ted Jarvis ted.jarvis@silverfernmotorsport.com or post to PO Box 48156 Blockhouse Bay, Auckland 0644.


Programme Intake Dates 

    START DATE   FINISH DATE

Driver License/Getting Started Programme 3

(Delayed Due To Covid-19)

23 March 2020

27 March 2020

Driver License/Getting Started Programme 4

(Delayed Due To Covid-19)

6 April 2020 9 April 2020

Driver License/Getting Started Programme 5

(Delayed Due To Covid-19)

14 April 2020 17 April 2020

Automotive Intake 7 

(To be Confirmed Due to Covid-19)

20 April 2020 1 May 2020

Automotive Intake 8

18 May 2020 29 May 2020

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further Enquires

For enquires about the programmes we offer, please contact Programme Manager Ted Jarvis 

Phone: 021635031 
Email: ted.jarvis@silverfernmotorsport.com