Get Moving - Individual Mentoring Program

Get Moving is a group based learning program for NDIS participants to obtain their Learner’s permit for driving. Includes activities to learn road rules, undertake practice tests and support to attend testing centre. Fees charged to sit test and hold a permit are not included. Get Moving can be taken as a stand alone program and is also part of Employment Options SLES program with no additional cost.

  • Learn road rules, undertake practice tests and support to attend Services SA testing.
  • Goal to get L’s – Learners Permit
  • 3hrs per week - one2one support - time and day is negotiated with NDIS Participant and our NDIS Mentor

 

Please Note:

  • Additional costs that need to be paid is Services SA cost to sit tests and Learners Permit
  • Also require a Treating Doctors Report (TDR)

Drive Me

Drive me is a volunteer lead mentor driving program especially designed for young people enrolled in any program with Employment Options Inc. This program offers a range of driving classes for young people with a qualified driving mentor on getting their P license.  

The goal of this program is to overcome the significant barrier for getting your P's, increase opportunities for employment or traineeships, and acquire necessary skills and develop good driving behaviour. 

Drive Me (P’s Program)

  • Attain the 75 hours driving practice required to get P’s
  • We provide a Trained Driving Mentor (Responsible Supervising Driver) and use our modified car to undertake driving practice
  • 4 hr road safety program, before driving practice commences.
  • 1hr 2 x per week – one2one supported driving practice - time and day is negotiated with NDIS Participant and our NDIS Mentor

Please Note:

  • To start the 'Drive Me' Program a minimum of 4 hours must be completed with a professional driving instructor (cost not included in Drive Me).
  • Also final driving test must be successfully completed with a professional driving instructor (cost not included in Drive Me).

 

Key points

  • Must be in one of our programs.
  • Must demonstrate attendance and success in that program.
  • Must attend 4 HR road safety program.
  • Must have demonstrated need for help.
  • Must demonstrate respect for our volunteers.
  • Must obtain 4 lessons with a licenced driving instructor
  • Must pass a learner’s quiz (similar to L’s test)

Register for Drive Me

For extra information, please contact Employment Options' Operations Manager: Rick Henke on his email: [email protected]