Christchurch City Libraries is hosting Youthtown’s six week after-school Learners Licence Workshops from 12 February. It costs $130 for six sessions. The workshop for teens aged 16 to 18 involve four group theory sessions going through the road code and practice tests, with snacks provided. On session 5, your tutors will take you to book in your test, and on session 6 they will take you to sit the test. The workshop also has a Facebook closed group you can join and be tested daily on questions from the road code.
Learner Licence Workshop schedule
Monday 12 February to Monday 26 March at Ōrauwhata: Bishopdale Library and Commmunity Centre, 3.30pm to 5pm
Thursday 15 February to Thursday 29 March at Upper Riccarton Community and School Library, 3.30pm to 5pm
Friday 16 February to Friday 30 March at New Brighton Library, 3.30pm to 5pm
There is also a programme downstairs in Eastgate Mall:
Tuesday 13 February to Tuesday 26 March in the mall opposite Bed, Bath, Beyond.
- Visit the Youthtown website to register and book your spot.
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to know more.
- Phone the Youthtown office on 03 381 3245.
- Like the Youthtown Christchurch Facebook page.
The course is delivered by professional Youthtown tutors who are highly experienced in delivering the programme and making sure all young people get the best chance possible to qualify for their learner licence.
More about learning to drive
- Our page on Getting your driver’s licence.
- New Zealand Transport Agency guide to driver licensing
- The New Zealand Rode Code — online and at your library
More about Youthtown
Youthtown is a nationally operated, not for profit organisation. In their own words:
Since first opening our doors as Boystown in 1932, we have evolved into one of New Zealand’s leading youth organisations within key communities. We are highly regarded for the developmental programmes we offer young people and we’re committed to providing a safe environment where young New Zealanders can dream it, then do it the Youthtown way. We empower young New Zealanders, aged 5-18, to be the best they can be! Their journey with Youthtown alongside their schooling, supplements the learning and development they receive there, in a physical, creative and social way.