Certificate I in Gaining Access to Training and Employment (GATE)

Jobs and Skills WA: GATE
Want a boost to help get that job? Here it is!

This course can help to improve your:

  • confidence and ability in using technology;
  • communication skills;
  • reading and writing;
  • maths; and
  • personal skills and confidence

to help you find a job!

You'll be able to strengthen and build on your skills, with lots of support and assistance from your lecturers, and feel more confident about the options available and how to go for them. 

Foundation skills
Industry: English, Languages and Foundation Studies
National course code: 52875WA | WA State ID: BGR07

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.

If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

Kick start your education and training today.

If you want to better you communication skills, or improve your reading and writing, maths, personal skills and employment opportunities, this qualification is for you. Our courses use projects to sharpen your skills, and offer excellent resources and highly experienced lecturers.

You will develop skills in

  • Building career learning and personal management skills
  • Improving your communication skills
  • Improving your maths skills
  • Developing your skills in using technology for communication
  • Improving your study skills for further education.

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.

This course has been designed to assist learners, who have been marginalised or disadvantaged in some way, to transition into vocational pathways and to develop the skills and abilities to manage their own development. 

North Regional TAFE (NR TAFE) can deliver this course at different times of the year subject to demand. It can be fully customised to meet the needs of industry or community organisations upon request at any NR TAFE campus.

This course is an enabling general education course aimed at the development of personal, social and employability skills that are applicable across a wide range of industries. It is design to assist learners who have been marginalised or disadvantaged in some way to articulate into vocational pathways and to develop the skills and abilities to direct their own development. 

This course aims to provide training focused on a wide range of educational and vocational outcomes.

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.