Get prepared for further work and study.
The Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) is a pre-employment program that provides students with skills in communication, numeracy, technology, and career and personal development. This course provides a foundation to assist learners into vocational pathways. It can also be customised for a particular cohort in areas including health, automotive, hospitality and construction.
This course is aimed at the development of personal, social and employability skills that can be tailored to include a wide range of industries. It is designed to assist learners to articulate into vocational pathways and to develop the skills and abilities to direct their own development. The course will involve a range of guest speakers and lecturers; covering an array of activities and may be contextualised and customised to suit different learner target groups and focus areas, including:
- Establishing identity (Birth Certificate, Tax File Number, MyGov, Medicare, Proof of Age Card and Debit Bank Card)
- Broadening awareness of educational and career options available
- Enhancing self-confidence and finding new directions
- Developing foundation employability skills
- Developing skills and strategies to manage personal, career and lifelong learning goals
- Keys for Life (learner driver)
This course enhances job-readiness and potential outcomes in community participation and employment and also offers pathways into further education and training at Certificate II and III level.
Access to vocational training programs, employment and/or community participation.
Estimated course fee
Estimated concession fee
These fees are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis.
- Fees might differ between courses delivered at different campuses due to the elective units included in the course study plan or adapting courses to meet local industry needs.
- Fees may also differ for each individual student depending on the units of study selected, prior qualifications and recognition of prior learning.
- Fees are payable at enrolment each semester for the units enrolled for that period.
- Proof of concession must be presented to access concession rates if eligible.
- For secondary school aged persons (in 2021, students born on or after 1 July 2003 who are at least 15 years old) undertaking training that is not part of a VET Delivered to Secondary Schools program, the maximum course fee chargeable in 2021 is $420 plus the resource fees and discretionary fees.
- Prices quoted include resource fees, but do not include material fees such as the cost of books, uniforms and students personal equipment.
- VET Student Loans Eligible Courses and Caps may be subject to changes implemented by the Australian Government.
- Concessions and Secondary School Age cap do not apply to commercial courses, or Foundation Programs (ESL, General Education).
- Course information and fees are subject to change without notice.