Teacher: Mr Peter Connell

Coordinator:  Shelley Oliver


Course Entry Requirements

Open to Year 13 students.


Course Outline

The Gateway program is an opportunity for senior students to learn what it takes to become a reliable employee and develop skills and qualifications to aid them in future pathway opportunities. We have many placements that lead on to future jobs and/or apprenticeships as well as important networking in a variety of areas.

Unit Standards on offer in Gateway:

Unit number Title Level Credits
4251 Plan a Career Pathway 3 3
6400 Comprehensive First Aid 3 2
6401 Provide First Aid 2 1
6402 Provide Basic Life Support 1 1
497 Demonstrate Knowledge of workplace Health and Safety Requirements 1 3
22316 Demonstrate knowledge of drug and alcohol problems 3 4
19522 Undertake Job Safety Analysis 3 3
17602 Apply hazard identification and risk assessment procedures in the workplace 4
16705 Demonstrate knowledge of host responsibility requirements as a duty manager of licensed premises 4 3
4646 Demonstrate knowledge of the sale and Supply of Alcohol Act 2012 and its implications for licensed premises 4 2
14420 Demonstrate knowledge of alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic beverages 3 3
1980 Dealing with Employment relationship Problems 3 3
1296 Interview in Informal Situations 3 3
1304 Communicate with people from other cultures 3 2


Gaining networks in  the local community and building skills targeted to enhance employment opportunities for their future pathways, students attend a work placement one day per week starting in term one.


Placements have included:

Automotive Engineering Hospitality


Building and Construction Hairdressing




Property Management


Department of Conservation