Certificate I In Gaining Access To Training And Employment (Gate)

( General Education )
Course code: YU01
National ID: 52769WA

About this Course

Study Mode Full-time; Part-time
International No
University Pathway No

The courses in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) and GATE (Introductory) are bridging/preparatory courses enabling learners to extend their general education, prior to entering a range of vocational training programs, employment or community participation.

Students enrol in either the Introductory GATE course, or the general GATE course, depending upon their individual skill levels prior to commencing. The way the course is delivered depends on the needs of the student.

Currently there are specific programs for young people, people with intellectual disabilities, pregnant teenagers and young parents. Subjects may include: communication, maths, personal development, technology, program support, community participation, learning through practice, introduction to work opportunities.

Study Plan

1 Core Units

Unit Code Title
AW811 Communication For Living
AW812 Practical Numeracy
AW814 Introduction To Career Development
AW816 Technology For Living
AW817 Program Support 2

2 Elective Units

Unit Code Title
AW819 Community Participation 2
AW820 Enterprise
AW822 Further Study Skills
AW824 Learning Through Practice 2
AW825 Workplace Practice
AW826 Personal Development 2
AW827 Health And Wellbeing
C0969 Follow Defined Ohs Policies And Procedures
C8063 Follow Workplace Safety Procedures
WG732 Provide First Aid

These fees are estimates only for students enrolling in government funded courses in 2016 on a full time basis.

The indicative fees for a course may differ between training providers due to the units they have included in the course outline. These differences generally result from adapting courses to meet local industry needs. The actual cost of a course will also vary if different electives are chosen by the student.

Nominal hours are not hours of training or instruction. They are used to determine course fees and subsidy levels to reflect the cost to deliver quality training.

Fees have been quoted on the basis of 2016 fee rates only. These are expected to change in 2017.​ Other charges may apply.

Indicative Tuition Fees in 2016​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​.​​​​​​​​

Location and Availability
Campus Availability
Fremantle Campus S1
Fremantle Campus S2
Rockingham Campus S1
Y: All Year
S1: Semester 1
S2: Semester 2
Entrance Requirements

For entry into for some courses you may need an existing lower-level qualification. For other courses, you may need to demonstrate that you meet a certain level of communication and maths skills.

To discover the most up-to-date entrance requirements for this course before you apply, visit State Training Admissions.

Alternatively contact us directly.

International students:
For information about entrance requirements and how to apply for a South Metropolitan TAFE course, please visit our international section or contact us at international.students@smatfe.wa.edu.au ​​

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Information contained within South Metropolitan TAFE's Course Catalogue is maintained frequently, however be aware there may be situations where data listed doesn't reflect the most current information for the course.

If you wish to confirm the accuracy of any of the information listed, please contact us.​

Domestic full time students:

Course fees are made up of two components, tuition fees and resource fees.

Fees may vary depending on the units you are enrolled in so an approximate amount has been shown. You will be given the exact amount of your fees at enrolment. Part time student fees will vary depending on the number of units you are enrolled in. Please note, you may also need to buy textbooks or equipment for your course.

Tuition fees:

these fees apply to all qualifications - including apprenticeships and traineeships - except access and bridging courses. Please note that you may be eligible for a concession on tuition fees. Please contact the Institute for concession categories. 

Resource fees:

this fee covers the cost of materials and consumables provided by South Metropolitan TAFE. Resource fees vary depending on the content of the course. Some courses such as marine studies, fishing operations, horticulture and outdoor recreation, incur high resource fees.​​

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