The Gateway programme offers longer term programmes which lead to industry unit standard qualifications. Gateway is an Impact Project structured around work-based learning, it allows you to learn and work while still at school. Full-time students in years 11-13 can select an industry of interest and study areas that will give you confidence to go out and achieve your dreams.


A Secondary Tertiary Alignment Resource (STAR) course introduces students to training for a specific career. STAR courses are short courses at Polytechnics or private training providers for Secondary school students. Students participate in short-term programmes or 'taster-courses' for a few days at a time, or one day a week for several weeks; and longer-term programmes leading into Gateway (see above).