Why should I study Gateway 2 Engineering?
Year 10 students considering working in the manufacturing and engineering industry would benefit from this career awareness program, which is specifically designed to help students understand what being a qualified tradesperson in the sector looks like. This program also supports students in planning for further training and apprenticeships.
Where does Gateway 2 Engineering lead?
This program will prepare students for work experience and support them in identifying their VET pathway options as well as supporting their VETRO application process.
What work will I do in Gateway 2 Engineering?
This 18 week Stage 1 SACE program is designed as a manufacturing and engineering industry career awareness program, which aims to introduce students to the many different facets of engineering and introduce industry specific skills and knowledge. Students will be able to better understand how different trades contribute to the engineering sector and which of these trades may best fit their individual interests and employment pathways. The program covers what is expected of a first-year apprentice and promotes the benefits of gaining a trade.
Areas covered are:
- Welding and fabrication
- Fitting and machining
- Sheet metal fabrication
Students will also have conversations about:
- Electrical – manufacturing
- Agricultural sector
- Mining, aviation, defence and shipbuilding industry
What do other students think about Gateway 2 Engineering?
This course is offered for the first time in 2023.
Where can I find more information about Gateway 2 Engineering?
For more detail about content and assessment, view the course information:
- Stage 1 (Year 11)