gateway to industry schools

community services


The Community Services Sector, is a dynamic, fast-growing industry that offers many exciting and rewarding career pathways. The sector is in high demand of a skilled human service workforce and has multiple entries via school based traineeships, vocational education training and academic pathways.

The Community Services Gateway to Industry
Schools Team would like to invite you to

Good Morning with Gateway
– Success and future direction breakfast

Featuring key Industry Leaders that will share workforce
insights, employment pathways and youth engagement
initiatives for the sector, this event is not to be missed.
The team will share the project achievements over the past twelve months
and it’s strategic direction for the future. Plus you’ll have the opportunity to
connect and network with local employers, school staff and training providers.

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Schools Application Process

Are you interested in becoming a Community Services Gateway to Industry School, then simply follow these steps to apply and become leaders in career education for the Community Services sector.


School representative contact NDS initiating interest and suitable meeting times.

Gateway Email

NDS books online meeting to discuss engagement.

Post meeting, school completes online application form.

Application Form

2. Memorandum of Understanding

NDS reviews application form, communicates with schools to clarify information and if both parties are agreeable, NDS creates an MOU sending to the school for signing by the Principle.

School returns signed MOU plus a digital file of school logo and suggested launch event date.

3. Welcome e-mail from NDS

NDS will provide the school with:


  • Website information
  • Guides to create user accounts to access exclusive resources and marketing material
  • Meeting schedule for School Engagement Meetings and Regional Reference Group Meetings

    4. Planning Meeting

    NDS and School conduct planning meeting to complete individual action plan for the school.

    Official launch event is organised.

    Organise opportunity for the Gateway Team to present project overview at a scheduled staff meeting.


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