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TAS Home Economics

INTRODUCTION:

The TAS - Home Economics faculty aims to provide the students in our courses with a variety of hands on, creative learning experiences and, through the development of practical projects using technology, prepare them for life in a changing world.

 

 AIMS:

We strive to create a cohesive and successful faculty displaying a positive and collegial learning culture. Our students have regularly achieved outstanding results at Higher School Certificate level. In our Category A courses, in previous years, Band 6 results have been achieved in Food Technology, Textiles and Design and Information Processes and Technology. Software Design and Development is a new course being offered.

COURSES:

Computing Courses:

  • Code Your Own Game - Year 8 Elective   
  • Information and Software Technology - Years 9 and 10 
  • Software Design and Development - Years 11 and 12  
  • Information Processes and Technology - Years 11 and 12
  • Information and Digital Technology (VET) - Years 11 and 12 (240 Hours)

Design Courses: 

  • Technology (Mandatory) - Years 7 and 8
    • Designer Products - Year 8 Elective

    • Design and Technology Years 9 and 10

    Food Preparation Courses:

    • Cook Like  A Chef - Year 8 Elective   
    • Food Technology - Years 9 and 10
    • Hospitality (VET) - Kitchen Operations - Years 11 and 12
    • Hospitality (VET) - Food and Beverage - Years 11 and 12
    • Food Technology - Years 11 and 12

     

    Textile Technology Courses:

    • Textiles Technology - Years 9 and 10
    • Textiles and Design - Years 11 and 12