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SILVER FERN MOTORSPORT CHARITABLE TRUST PROGRAMMES   

Silver Fern MotorSport Charitable Trust offers three programmes:

 

1. YOUTH AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING 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:

  • Age Criteria: Young Mens Automotive (14 - 17 years), Young Womens Automotive (19 - 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

 

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:

  • Age Critieria: 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. 


Programme Intake Dates (dates are pending Covid-19 Alert Level Restrictions) -

Please send your referrals through as we are still processing referrals against scheduled programmes

ALL PROGRAMMES 

  START DATE       FINISH DATE

Automotive Training Program (Men's)  (Course 3)

FULL (to resume provided in Level 2)

6 Oct 2021

   15 Oct 2021

Automotive Training Program (Men's) (Course 4)       

FULL

18 Oct 2021 29 Oct 2021

Automotive Training Program (Women's) (Course 5)

SPACE AVAILABLE

1 Nov 2021 12 Nov 2021

Automotive Training Program (Men's) (Course 6)

SPACES AVAILABLE 

15 Nov 2021 26 Nov 2021

Automotive Training Program (Men's) (Course 7)

SPACES AVAILABLE 

29 Nov 2021 10 Dec 2021

Automotive Training Program (Men's) (Course 8)

SPACES AVAILABLE  (Date to be confirmed)

17 Jan 2022 28 Jan 2022

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Further Enquires

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

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