The program

life skills and car maintenance workshop

This program offers adolescents aged 14-19 years old the opportunity to learn basic car maintenance skills while also developing life and social skills. Led by a motor mechanic and youth worker, participants will work in pairs to perform tasks such as checking fluids, changing tires, and inspecting the vehicle. They will also discuss topics such as goal setting, career pathways, and assertiveness skills.

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Program Details

5-Week Program

Date: Saturdays

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 pm

Ages: 14 – 19 years

Max 6 participants

Run by a motor mechanic and youth worker.

Open to the public and those under NDIS.

The program

Building car care and confidence

  • Gain practical knowledge of basic car maintenance skills
  • Develop communication, assertiveness, and goal-setting skills.
  • Build social skills by working in pairs and communicating effectively.
  • Explore career pathways within the automotive industry.
  • Learn about obtaining a learner's permit.
  • Receive guidance on post-school options, including VCAL, TAFE, university, or the workforce.


Building skills for school and beyond

Integrating life skills and promoting adolescents to think about their place within the community and their future goals.

Improved Social Interaction

Personal and professional skills that will benefit them in various aspects of their lives. Gain practical skills and confidence.

Personal Development

Explore career pathways within the automotive industry and provides guidance on obtaining a learner's permit.

Who is this program for?


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This program only runs four times a year. Please enquire now to secure your place!

    Frequently Asked Questions

    No prior knowledge is required, the program is designed to teach participants basic car maintenance skills.

    Yes, this program is open to the public and NDIS participants.

    Yes, participants will be provided with food each week.

    Yes, participants without partners will be paired up by the program facilitators.

    The program runs four times a year, so it’s important to book your spot in advance.

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