Prepare to Drive - Learner’s Permit Short Course

Want to join a one day supported workshop to help you get your Learner’s Permit?


This is a one day supported workshop to help young people get their Learner’s Permit. This course will prepare you with skills and knowledge to help you to obtain your Learners Permit quicker and with less stress. You will undertake the Learner’s Permit assessment during the coruse in Gawler instead of Motor Vehicle Registration.

The course fee includes theory test cost (normally $34) and lunch is provided.

This price does not include the permit cost of $60 (this cost must be met by the individual and paid direct to Service SA, after passing the test).

Age Restrictions:

This course is for 16 - 25 year olds.

Pre Course Requirements:

A and B are required and outlined below.

Participants MUST bring the below documents in person to the Gawler Civic Centre (89-91 Murray Street, Gawler - meet in the Ninna Marni Cafe') at one of the two dates/times listed below. If you cannot attend one of these two dates/times email to arrange another time. If documents are not received by Wednesday, 3 April 2019 your place in the course will be forfeited.

  • Option 1 - Monday, 18 March 2019 (3.30pm - 4.30pm)
  • Option 2 - Thursday, 21 March 2019 (4.30pm - 5.30pm)

A) TAFE SA -Registration Form

Download below. Help is available to fill out forms at the above dates/times listed above.

B) Idetification Documentaton

It is a requirement from Service SA that we sight your ID – you will need to provide 4 pieces of identification, one from each of the categories 1, 2 and 3 and your Medicare Card, with one of the pieces of ID containing a photo of yourself.

1. PROOF OF BIRTH (1 from this category)

  • Birth Certificate
  • Passport
  • Proof of Age Card

2. PROOF OF SIGNATURE (1 from this category)

  • Centrelink Card
  • Health Care Card
  • Student ID (must have signature on it )
  • Bank Card

3. PROOF OF CURRENT ADDRESS (1 from this category)

  • Centrelink Card
  • Health Care Card
  • Completed MR1418 Confirmation of residential address and signature to enrol a client with the Registrar of Motor Vehicles (downloadable below)
  • Letter (up to one year old) from a bank, building society or credit union that shows your full name and demonstrates your residential address has been verified by the bank, building society or credit union
  • Phone, Gas or Electricity Bill
  • ATO Letter


  • Parent’s card with student’s name on it okay


Gawler Civic Centre

Room: First Floor, Council Chambers

89-91 Murray Street, Gawler 


Included. Specify any dietary requirements in your online booking.

Transport is available:

For transport options from Barossa Council and Light Regional Council areas please contact your Council -

Barossa Council

Brooke Chinner

Youth and Volunteer Coordinator

Ph: 08 8563 4444



Light Regional Council

Lorinda Bayley

Community Development Officer

M: 0428 947 479


Registration Details:

The cut of date for ALL registrations is Wednesday 3 April 2019.

This course is subject to minimum numbers.

If the course reaches capacity a waitlist will be activated, please register your interest here. That way if a space becomes available in this course you will be notified, and as soon as another course is scheduled you will be immediately notified.

Reigster HERE

Downloadable Forms

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File size: 304 KB  |  File format: docx


April 17 2019
From: 9:30AM
To: 4:00PM



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