Gateway is open to Year 12 and Year 13 students (Independent of the Year 12 Gateway Option Class) who wish to explore a particular industry, whilst gaining credits towards their school NCEA level and also towards a professional qualification. There is a work placement requirement which will be carried out in Term 1 or Term 2. (Students may be asked to assist in finding their placement). The list of industries that are open to Gateway include but are not limited to: Retail, Hospitality, Hairdressing, Early Childhood Education, Primary Teaching, Secondary Teaching, Computing, Design, Equine, Horticulture, Health, Veterinary Science, Midwifery, Nursing, Engineering, Tourism, Civil Engineering, Building and all facets of this industry, Motor Industry.
Hard Materials: Boat Builder, Carpenter, Building Insulator, Building Contractor, Wood Joiner, Wood Overlay Installer Early Childhood Education: Kindi Teacher, Nursery Nurse, Child Minder, Nanny, Textiles and Industry Sales and Service, Retail and Wholesale Hospitality: Chef, Baker, Bar Manager, Bartender, Front of House, Caterer, Cafe Manager, Tourism, Hotel/Motel Receptionist, Barista Automotive Industry: Automotive Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Motor Body Trades: Light and Heavy Fabrication Engineering: Fitter Turner, Composite Engineer, Machinist and Toolmaker, Marine Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Construction: Scaffolder, Roofer, Boat Builder, Plumber/Gasfitter Armed Forces: Navy Weapons, Engineering Officer, Aircraft Engineer, Army Field Engineer,