.....`work experience` basis from SkyBet League Two side Cheltenham Town.
The second-year scholar moves to the Lodge Road club and could make his debut in their away trip to Bristol Manor Farm on Tuesday evening where he has been named amongst the substitutes.
Yate currently sit top of the South Division One in the Southern League and include two former Robins youngsters, Charlie Hitchings and Elliot Keightley, in their squad.
Dawes, 18, made the first-team bench on three occasions in League Two during the 2017/18 season in away fixtures at Coventry City, Barnet and Cambridge United.
The new signing was on the bench as Yate remained unbeaten in the league with a 4-2 win at Bristol Manor Farm on Tuesday night.