DSTG

Gateway

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs Driver

Gateway (available for both Year 12 and Year 13 students)

The Gateway programme provides students an opportunity to participate in structured workplace learning integrated within their school programme. Students likely to join Gateway include those interested in a particular Vocational Pathway or who wish to collect a wide array of work related skills. With excellent relationships with the employers in Thames and the surrounds, students are placed, and must be committed to at least 10 days work placement. Students do a selection of the following credits plus an individual programme of study. Because the course is funded by TEC, students must gain 20 credits. 

Examples of programmes include:
Building and Construction, Customer Services, Hair and Beauty, Barbering, Hospitality, Early Childcare, Aged Care, Automotive Sector, Tourism, Horticulture, Agriculture. 



Career Pathways

Recommended Prior Learning

An application process including an interview with Mrs Driver. Proven reliability, honesty and trustworthiness. Ability to work in a self-directed, independent environment. 

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 30 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 30 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 30911 v1
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of a specified workplace
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 24871 v4
NZQA Info
Complete complex forms
2
2
2
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 12383 v8
NZQA Info
Explore career options and their implications
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 10781 v6
NZQA Info
Produce a plan for own future directions
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 7127 v7
NZQA Info
Exercise informed choice in deciding on a major goods or service purchase
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4253 v7
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of job search skills
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4252 v8
NZQA Info
Produce a personal targeted CV (curriculum vitae)
2
2
2
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4251 v8
NZQA Info
Plan a career pathway
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4249 v8
NZQA Info
Describe obligations as an employee
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 543 v8
NZQA Info
Work in a new workplace
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 62 v9
NZQA Info
Maintain personal presentation and a positive attitude in a workplace involving customer contact
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 30
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available in 2020 if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.