Technology & Enterprise
The 4 Learning Areas (filter courses by learning area)
Senior School / Year 11 (1AAIT1BAIT)
Computing for personal use – whether it be to educate, inform or entertain, is a vital part of being a citizen in the 21st century. This unit will students the chance to develop marketable skills in IT that will stand them in good stead for future employment. The focus is on Personal IT and the types of applications needed to write job applications, complete essays, promote events, educate, communicate with and entertain people. The full range of “Office” type applications along with graphics, communications and entertainment packages will be explored.
Students will use their new Macbooks to develop a range of products.
Senior School / Year 11 (2AAIT2BAIT)
This pair of units emphasises the use of ICT for Digital Media. Students will be given the opportunity to develop skills in the manipulation of digital graphics, scanners, digital cameras and simple straight line animations. In the second semester students will have the opportunity to study how these technologies are used in business and apply them to simple small office situations.
Senior School / Year 12 (3AAIT3BAIT)
Applied Information technology in Year 12 focuses on the use of Information Technology in the community, industry and business in an interactive media context. Students who take these units will use the types of programs that they can expect to have to be able to use in their personal and working lives.
Senior School / Year 12 (IT)
This is a outstanding opportunity for students to learn how to work with computers and people whilst developing Information Technology skills that can be used in the workplace and further studies
This is a very hands on course where students will learn how to apply IT skills to develop information products for real world small businesses using a range of office and multimedia software. Students will also learn how to troubleshoot IT problems and gain skills in installing software, modifying and protecting computer systems as well as connecting a range of peripheral devices.
This qualification is recognised Australia wide and is a stepping stone to Certificate 3 or 4 courses in IT as well as further studies at a diploma level.
Senior School / Year 11 (2ACSC2BCSC)
Everyone is influenced by computers in some way and whilst all will use computer systems as a means to an end, it is vital to develop the skills and understandings of those people who can actually build the programs that we all take for granted. We also need people who can do more than just plug in hard drive; this pair of units is for those people.
Senior School / Year 12 (3ACSC3BCSC)
Computer Science in Year 12 focuses on the designing and implementation of a range of computer based technology systems in an industry environment. Students who take these units will be able to create a variety of programming and database computer based systems and gain an understanding of the architecture of a computer system and the networking of computers in an industry environment.
Students who study these units successfully will be well equipped to apply computing skills at work and future studies. They will also be able to apply these new skills to the benefit of themselves as well as gaining skills in the development and connections of a variety of computer based systems. There will be an emphasis on the use of Web tools and how these integrate with data bases and knowledge management tools.
Students studying the 3A&3B units are recommended to sit the Computer Science WACE examination, as it can be used as part of student’s university entrance mark and will cover all content in the 3A and 3B units.
Senior School / Year 10 (10TEITC)
This unit will give students the chance to build their skills in the Design, production and delivery of Digital Media Products in a multimedia environment.
Senior School / Year 10 (10TEITE)
Programming Principles is a course that is a MUST DO for those who are in any way considering Computer Systems 2A/2B in Year 11 or 12 or Information Technology (Computing) at a Tertiary level.
In this course, students will design and create a computer programs using Scratch and Visual Basic.