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Ignition Support - Mechanics day opportunity for adults with disabilities

Cars, motorcycles, vans, quads, jet skis, tools and almost anything with an engine!  We are a unique mechanics day support community service, offering the opportunity to learn, gain experiences and have fun while working on a range of vehicles.  We have blended our experience of nearly 20 years in the health and social care sector with 15 years qualified mechanics to offer one of the UK's only mechanic day services to adults with disabilities (18+). 


As a one to one service, we are able to support individuals with a learning disability, Autism, mental health, and other disabilities.  Our service has proven to help develop confidence, self-esteem, and motivation, improve hand tool skills and knowledge in mechanical tasks.


Activities are carried out in a safe environment, to each individuals ability.  Some of the activities include: 




  • Correct and safe way of working on automotive vehicles




  • Remove, inspect and replace sparkplugs




  • Change engine oil and filters




  • Replace air filter




  • Carry out diagnostic tests and record findings




  • Fill washer fluid




  • Inspect power steering




  • Inspect road wheels and tyres




  • Correct jacking and lifting of a vehicle




  • Change engine coolant




  • Change lamps




  • Inspect for wear and play




  • Replace audio equipment and speakers




  • Inspect and replace drive belt




  • Replace cam belt / timing chain




  • Inspect & adjust tracking




  • Change gearbox oil



  • and many more tasks


We are a community based service, support is carried out across hubs in the community with access to workshops, yards and MOT stations.  We currently provide free local transport, further distances may require a fuel charge.  


Ignition Support is a trading name owned and operated by DevilsTorque LTD.  Please call or email to discuss your requirements.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Neil Grant
Telephone
07547 366221
E-mail
neilgrant@ignitionsupport.co.uk
Website
www.ignitionsupport.co.uk

Where to go

Name
Suite 2075
Address
14 Dorset Square
Revenge Road
Chatham
KENT
Postcode
ME5 8UD
Notes

This is an office address only, visits by appointment only please, thank you.  We are a community based service and therefore operate within the community at different locations. 

When is it on?

Date & Time Information
Open: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.
Time of day
Afternoon
Morning
Session Information
Sessions last from four to six hours depending on individual requirements.

Other Details

Cost details
There is a charge for this service
please call to discuss.
We accept Direct Payments

social services funded placements and private paying individuals.
Referral required?
Yes
Referral and availability notes

Please see our website to download and complete our referal form, or email requesting a form. Thank you.   www.ignitionsupport.co.uk

Notes

Spaces go very quickly so register your interest as soon as possible. 

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