12GW4

12 Gateway 4

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr K. Witten-Hannah

Gateway offers students the opportunity to experience workplace learning while still at school. Gateway is a partnership between you, the student, parents/caregivers, the school, and employers. 

Gateway is aimed at students who want to explore:      

  • Life in the workplace 
  • Possible future jobs

Gateway offers a selection of unit standards based on: 

  • Life skills
  • Employment skills

Work experience:                                                         

  • Is based on your interests
  • Is usually 1 school day per week for approximately 10 weeks
  • Can lead to job opportunities

To apply for Gateway you must have:                            

  • 90%+ attendance record 
  • Level 1 NCEA
  • An idea of the type of work you’d like to experience, plus a positive attitude 

(If you don’t quite meet all these criteria, please come and talk to the Careers team about options)

There are two Level One standards in this course.  

Everyone must complete one of these, U.S. 479, before going out on work experience.

Not all of the standards will be attempted by all students.  However,  all students will be given the opportunity to complete a minimum of 20 credits.


Prerequisites

Entry requirements for the Gateway programme:
• 90%+ attendance record
• Level 1 NCEA
• A positive attitude
• Individual cases can be considered by appointment with the Careers Head of Faculty

Students and their parent(s)/caregiver must attend an interview at school as part of the Gateway programme application process.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 28 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12355 v6
NZQA Info
Describe strategies for managing stress
2
2
2
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. 9677 v10
NZQA Info
Communicate in a team or group which has an objective
3
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
U.S. 6400 v6
NZQA Info
Manage first aid in an emergency situation
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 2
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 4261 v6
NZQA Info
Identify legal rights and obligations in relation to motor vehicle ownership and operation
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. 1299 v9
NZQA Info
Be assertive in a range of specified situations
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 1294 v7
NZQA Info
Be interviewed in a formal interview
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. 548 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of alcohol and other drugs
2
2
2
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 497 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
3
3
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 28
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0