Gateway provides a pathway from school to the world of work. It’s a great opportunity to blend school study with workplace learning and experience.


  • is available to senior school students (year 12‐13);

  • delivers hands‐on practical learning that leads to nationally recognised qualifications;

  • builds students workplace experience, helping them move smoothly from school to work; and

  • is funded and monitored by the Tertiary Education Commission.

Benefits for young people include:

  • Increase in confidence and recognition of strengths and abilities.

  • The opportunity to try out potential careers.

  • Experience for their CV as well as gaining a good reference.

Gateway builds links to Industry Training Organisations and helps students learn more about Modern Apprenticeships and find out about employment opportunities in their chosen industry.

For more information contact Tracey O'Connor

(Gateway Co-ordinator) in the Careers Office ext 844 presentation