12 Gateway 4

12GW4
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 12355 v6 Describe strategies for managing stress
2
I
3
U.S. 10781 v6 Produce a plan for own future directions
2
I
3
U.S. 9677 v10 Communicate in a team or group which has an objective
2
I
3
U.S. 6400 v6 Manage first aid in an emergency situation
3
I
2
U.S. 4261 v6 Identify legal rights and obligations in relation to motor vehicle ownership and operation
2
I
3
U.S. 4252 v8 Produce a personal targeted CV (curriculum vitae)
2
I
2
U.S. 1299 v9 Be assertive in a range of specified situations
2
I
4
U.S. 1294 v7 Be interviewed in a formal interview
2
I
2
U.S. 548 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of the impact of alcohol and other drugs
1
I
3
U.S. 497 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of workplace health and safety requirements
1
I
3
Total Credits

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