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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.

These GATE courses are available for anyone.

At our Leederville campus we offer a Career Booster focus while at Joondalup campus we offer a Youth Program aimed at helping people aged between 15 - 18.

Before enrolling you will need to attend an interview to check the course is right for you.

Our Career Booster program will support you to find work. If you want to change careers or are looking to enter/re-enter the workforce this could be the course for you. We will help you find work regardless of your skill level or how long you have been away from the workforce.

You will have the opportunity to build on your existing workplace skills such as computing, customer service, and written and verbal communication. We will also help you hone your job application skills so that you can obtain casual, part time or full time work. And you will gain valuable work experience and build networks that could lead to work, an apprenticeship or your own business.
Our students have obtained work in schools, libraries, private companies, councils, hospitals, and retail outlets.

You will attend classes three days per week for approximately 5 hours a day.

Approximate cost is $170 (subject to change).

To enrol you must be 18 + years of age and obtain a Working With Children Check and Police Clearance. 

  • 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.

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.

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

Study options and next steps

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Semester 1, 2022

Leederville - On Campus

Duration 1 Semester
When Semester 1, 2022
Where Leederville
How On Campus
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $70.35 $35.00 $105.35
Concession $70.35 $35.00 $105.35

*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2021 (fees are subject to change 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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