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Design and Digital Technology

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Design Technology

The Design Technology Department is a creative environment where higher order thinking skills as well as technical skills are developed and refined through Hospitality, Food Studies, Design, and Industrial Technology and Design. All of the junior secondary subjects build a foundation for their senior schooling options.

Through Junior Secondary the three main subject areas are:

·         Hospitality/Food Studies

·         Industrial Technology and Design

·         Design

 

Through senior secondary there are many pathways where careers begin:

·       General Subjects - ATAR and University entrance

·       Certificate courses - Traineeships and Apprenticeships

·       Vocational Education and Training

·       Applied Subjects for skill development

 

Our General/ATAR subjects are:

·         Engineering

·         Design

 

Traineeships and apprenticeships come in many various forms and are offered in a variety of industries. Opportunities may arise in:

·           Hospitality

·           Manufacturing/Construction/Engineering

·           Computer Aided Drafting

·           Graphic Design

·           Aviation

 

Vocation Education courses that are currently running at our school include:

·         Certificate III in Engineering – Technical (This is Computer Aided Drafting)

·         Certificate III in Aviation

·         Certificate III in Graphic Design Fundamentals

·         Certificate II in Manufacturing

·         Certificate II in Hospitality

·         Certificate II in Kitchen Operations

General Education subjects include:

·           Engineering Skills

·           Industrial Technology Studies.

·           Furnishing Skills

 

We strive to provide the best opportunities for all students that attend Shailer Park and create flexible learning environments that cater to different abilities.

Digital Technology

Modern technological societies are characterised by the rapid expansion of knowledge and the ease of access to, and exchange of, information in a digital format. Active and informed participation in this world requires citizens to be adaptable and self-directed users of information and communication technology. They need to work analytically and creatively, behave ethically, be socially responsible and work collaboratively. All of the junior secondary subjects build a foundation for their senior schooling options.

Through Junior Secondary our main area of study is:

·       Information Communication and Technology (Year 7, 8, and 9)

 

Through senior secondary there are many pathways where careers begin:

·       General Subjects - ATAR and University entrance

·       Applied Subjects for skill development

 

Year 10 – Foundation

·       Digital Solutions Foundations

·       Information Communication and Technology

 

Year 11 and 12

·       Digital Solutions

·       Information Communication and Technology

It is strongly recommended that students studying in this field bring their own device.


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Last reviewed 28 May 2019
Last updated 28 May 2019