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52875WA Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE)

National ID: 52875WA State ID: BGR07
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Strengthen your personal, social and employability skills.

This entry-level course assists you to develop personal, social and employability skills across a wide range of industries. This course has been designed to assist learners, who have been marginalised or disadvantaged in some way, to transition into vocational pathways and to develop the skills and abilities to manage their own development. 

North Regional TAFE (NR TAFE) can deliver this course at different times of the year subject to demand. It can be fully customised to meet the needs of industry or community organisations upon request at any NR TAFE campus.

Throughout this course, you will gain skills in: 

  • Communication for training or workplace purposes 
  • Basic digital literacy 
  • Learning and support strategies 
  • Developing an enterprise concept 
  • You are interested in gaining entry-level employment 
  • You are seeking to develop new skills for your own personal development 

Not all units and study modes are offered at all campuses. Please check with your local campus.


National ID Unit title
GATCOM102 Use communication for training or workplace purposes
GATENT102 Develop an enterprise concept
GATLSS102 Use learning and support strategies
GATTEC102 Apply basic digital literacy for training or workplace purposes


National ID Unit title
BSBOPS201 Work effectively in business environments
CHCCOM001 Provide first point of contact
HLTWHS001 Participate in workplace health and safety
SITHFAB005 Prepare and serve espresso coffee
SITXFSA001 Use hygienic practices for food safety

This qualification prepares you for entry-level roles in the workplace and to pathway into higher level training.

For more information about job and career pathways, visit JobOutlook(opens in a new tab)  or Jobs and Skills WA(opens in a new tab)

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Tuition fee*

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Our estimated fees are based on:

  • Full time study in 2023
  • A selection of elective units designed to meet local industry demand for skills (different unit selections will attract different fees)
  • For more information regarding eligibility and fees, please visit DTWD website 

These fees are estimates only and depend on your eligibility for government funding, concession rates, the units you choose to study or seek to be recognised under Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Additional resource, material and/or equipment costs may apply. Visit our Fees and Charges page for more information, including on consumer rights.

Delivery locations and study options

Duration 1 term
When Date: 2023
Where Broome Campus
Derby Campus
Fitzroy Crossing Campus
Halls Creek Campus
Karratha Campus
Kununurra Campus
Minurmarghali Mia Campus
Wyndham Campus
Course fee $153.05

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