Gateway 2 Trades

SACE Stage 1

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Gateway 2 Trades

Design, Technology and Engineering - Material Solutions

SACE Stage 1

10 credits


The Gateway 2 Trades course provides valuable preparation for Year 10 students contemplating future studies in any trade related area. In this one day per week course students will gain an appreciation of the range of trades that are available and for the wide variety of career options and tertiary study options that 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:

  • Construction
  • Plumbing
  • Metal Machining
  • Metal Fabrication

Assessment

Specialised Skills Tasks
60%
Design Process and Solution 40%

Further Info

Safety glasses, ear muffs, dust masks and aprons are supplied when needed. It is necessary for students to wear steel toe boots and long pants at all times in the workshop. Students receive a Construction Industry Training Board (CITB) hi-vis shirt.

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 1 and 2.