13GTY

Year 13 Gateway

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Van Rooyen

Content/Skills:

  • Provide students with the opportunity to "test drive" their career choices in a real workplace, gaining valuable "real" experiences and learning; and
  • Gateway placement one day or part day per week for a minimum of 10 days - usually one school term.

This course is not a University Entrance approved subject.

Students study an individualised learning plan with Industry-based Unit Standards that contribute towards their NZQA Record of Learning.  TEC has an expectation that students will achieve a minimum of 20 credits.


Recommended Prior Learning

For entry to this course students must complete an application form and attend a selection interview with the Gateway Coordinator.

Students must be motivated to learn in the workplace, have a strong interest in a particular industry or career direction and be able to manage individualised learning and assessment.  Reliability and an excellent attendance record are also required.

Places on the Gateway programme are limited to 45

Disclaimer

For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.