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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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Do you want to kick start your education and training?

You could improve your reading, writing, maths and personal skills as well as enhance your employment opportunities with this bridging/preparatory qualification.

This course will enable you to build on your knowledge and skills in communication, numeracy, technology, study skills, personal development and career development. It will also help you to progress into further education and training by building confidence in a flexible and supportive environment.

The Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE) is available for adults (18 years and over only) and you will need to attend an interview as part of the application process to check the course is right for you.

  • Communication for living
  • Introduction to career development
  • Practical numeracy
  • Technology for living
  • Health and wellbeing

I have the following attributes:

  • A desire to build confidence and re-engage with learning
  • Able to solve unplanned problems related to project completion
  • Able to monitor and review own performance in achieving learning goals
  • Strong work ethic with a desire to pathway into a TAFE course or employment
  • Solid English oral and written communication
  • Able to send and receive email, read procedures and safety sheets etc.

All General Education students are required to participate in an interview and assessment as part of the application process. This will help determine if the course you have chosen is a good fit for you and at an appropriate level. Please note we have limited places for our courses and attending the interview does not guarantee you a place.

You'll be able to access your personal timetable (find out how here), once you have paid your fees. In the meantime the information below provides an indication of the time commitment required to complete this course, depending on your study option.

You will be required to attend campus for approximately 12.5 hours per week over 3.5 days.

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

On your first day you should bring your confirmation of enrolment, your student ID and stationery (pen and exercise book).

Study outside of class hours, including private study, assignment preparation, and research will be required to successfully complete your course.

Bring your own device (BYOD) is encouraged but not essential.
If you don’t have access to a computer and WiFi at home, we recommend using our library computers during library hours.

As a student you will also have additional costs associated with your study, for example text books and stationery, printing and other materials required for your assignments.

This is a general education course that is not occupationally specific. It aims to improve your academic skills to undertake further training and education and enhance your employment opportunities.

Please note You can visit one of our four Jobs and Skills Centres located at NMT's Balga, Joondalup, Midland and Perth campuses for free career planning advice and job search support.

You may be able to study other Certificate II and Certificate III TAFE courses.

Study options and next steps

Click on your preferred option below to get started with your application.

Semester 1, 2023

Leederville - On Campus

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2023
Where Leederville
How On campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $63.00 $30.00 $93.00
Concession $63.00 $30.00 $93.00

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply, please refer to the Study options and next steps section above.