L3 Gateway

L3GATE
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Shefferd

Gateway builds the links between school and business and allows schools to offer structured workplace learning opportunities for senior students. The programme develops students’vocational skills while still at school. Students able to get first-hand experience of what it is like in the workforce, and also begin to gain the qualifications needed in today’s job market. 

Students are required to complete a work placement which will be organised in conjunction with the Gateway Work Placement coordinator. 

This course will be assessed to a selection of Core Unit Standards and Pre-Trade related Unit Standards; each student will have an individual learning programme.


Required Prior Learning


Students apply for entry and will be interviewed to decide suitability.  Suitability will be based on the following: