Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Moore

Recommended Prior Learning

• Good attendance record in Year 11 or 12
• Gained NCEA Level 1
• Aged 16 (or nearly 16 at the beginning of the school year) and be NZ Citizen or Permanent Resident
• Excellent work ethic
• Represent MHS proudly in the community

GATEWAY for Year 12 and Year 13 students

This is an additional programme to the school timetable involving a work placement one day per week for 6 – 10 days and additional courses to gain at least 20 credits at Level 2 or 3.

Credits gained may be in the Health & Safety or Customer Service domains or credits unique to the course arranged e.g. Retail, IT, Healthcare, Sound and Lighting, Dance, Hair and Make Up etc.

Each student will have a unique Learning Plan.

Gateway Coordinator: Raewyn Moore [email protected]
Gateway Administrator: Carol McIvor [email protected]
 Gateway Office: ph 8310500 x521

GATEWAY can only be selected as a backup option to indicate that you are interested in this programme, as it sits outside of our normal timetable structure, you should pick 5 other subjects to do as well.  Remember to fill in an GATEWAY application form by seeing Mrs Moore or Mrs McIvor.

2022 Gateway Applications 

Here is a link to the form that can be shared with students 

Application Form   



Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

All work placements and courses are funded by TEC. There may be a minimal cost of transport to the work placement or an off site course.

Pathway Tags

Work placement possibilities may be: • Retail e.g. Redshirts (The Warehouse), Countdown, Farmers, Noel Leeming • Hospitality e.g. Banking/ IT/ Law Office • Beauty e.g. Hairdressing (Servilles), MakeUp Artisty (SRA Academy) • Health Care/ Health Promotion • Education e.g. ECE, Primary School, YMCA, Sport & Fitness • Creative Arts e.g. Art Design, Sound & Tech, The Palace Hip Hop Dance Academy • Other placements such as Trades, Animal Care or a part time job