Gateway

DSTG
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. 



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

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

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.