Why should I study Gateway 2 Trades?
The Gateway 2 Trades course provides valuable preparation for Year 10 and Year 11 students contemplating future studies in any trade-related area. In this course, you will gain an appreciation of the range of trades that are available and the wide variety of career and tertiary study options that a trade can lead to. You’ll build your knowledge base and develop work-ready skills in a simulated trade context.
Where does Gateway 2 Trades lead?
This subject is offered in Semester 1 or Semester 2, so gives you a flexible entry point to the trades and related SACE subjects. It will prepare you for further study in construction, carpentry, plumbing, metal machining and fabrication at Stage 1 level or to transition into VET certificates in these areas.
What work will I do in Gateway 2 Trades?
You’ll be exposed to the basics of general carpentry, an introduction to machining and welding technologies, and the fundamentals of plumbing. It is a practical-based course with supporting theory activities. You’ll need safety glasses, earmuffs, dust masks and aprons (supplied), and need to wear safety boots in the workshop.
Where can I find more information about Gateway 2 Trades?
For more detail about content and assessment, view the course information:
- Stage 1 (Year 11)