Gateway 2 Engineering

SACE Stage 1

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Gateway 2 Engineering

Design, Technology and Engineering - Material Solutions

SACE Stage 1

10 credits


The Gateway 2 Engineering course provides valuable preparation for Year 10 students contemplating future studies in any engineering related area. In this one day per week course students gain an appreciation of the range of metal working trades that are available and the wide variety of career options and tertiary study options a trade can lead to. The course will assist students in building their knowledge base and developing work-ready skills in a simulated trade context.

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Course Content
Focus areas of study:

  • Welding
  • Plasma arc cutting
  • Reading and interpreting plans
  • Metal working power tools

Assessment

Specialised Skills Tasks 60%
Design Process and Solution 40%

Further Info

It is necessary for students to wear steel toe boots and long pants at all times in the workshop. Safety glasses, ear muffs, dust masks and other protective equipment is supplied when needed.

This course has a selection process. Students applying must attend an information session and satisfy the school admission requirements, including achieving satisfactory results in a language, literacy and numeracy assessment. 

This course is offered in Semester 2.