Product Design and Technology (Year 10)

Product Design & Technology (Year 10)

Course Summary

Do you enjoy designing practical projects? Solving problems? In Year 10 Product & Design you will identify a real need, problem or opportunity that you will then articulate in a design brief. This subject will teach you how to draw technical drawing by hand, Google Sketch Up and 3D realisation.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Identify a problem, real need or opportunity
  • Write a design brief
  • Investigate how production could aid in solving your identified need, problem or opportunity
  • Evaluate a three-dimensional solid object

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Subject Fee $80

Learning Area Contact

Technology Learning Area Leader

Angela Lawson

Chinese (Year 10)

Chinese (Year 10)

Course Summary

Are you looking to travel or looking to pursue a global career? Studying a foreign Language has great benefits. You will improve verbal and spatial skills, promotes creativity and improves attention to detail. Practising a language helps the brain more healthy, complex, active and engaged.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Advance your Chinese language skills
  • Explore culture, traditional history and people who speak the language
  • Make a passport/ ID card
  • Visa Application Form
  • Booking hotels, ordering food in a restaurant/plane & navigating to your destinations

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Language Perfect Subscription $40

Learning Area Contact

Language Learning Area Leader

Lyn Zhang

Taste of VET Salon Services (Year 10)

Taste of VET Salon Services (Year 10)

Course Summary

Looking at a career in beauty or hairdressing? Always liked doing people’s hair and beauty treatment but not sure what it would be like being employed in the beauty industry? A Taste of Salon Services in Year 10 will introduce you to the industry. This is a good stepping stone to VET Hairdressing and VET Beauty.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Explore hairdressing and beauty industries
  • Learn how to shampoo and dry hair
  • Explore basic temporary colouring and facial procedures
  • Apply manicure procedures and nail painting

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Subject Fee $50

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Technology Learning Area Leader

Angela Lawson

French (Year 10)

French (Year 10)

Course Summary

Are you looking to travel or looking to pursue a global career? Studying a foreign Language has great benefits. You will improve verbal and spatial skills, promotes creativity and improves attention to detail. Practising a language helps the brain more healthy, complex, active and engaged.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Advance your French language skills
  • Explore culture, traditional history and people who speak the language
  • Make a passport/ ID card
  • Visa Application Form
  • Booking hotels, ordering food in a restaurant/plane & navigating to your destinations

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

TBC

Learning Area Contact

Language Learning Area Leader

Lyn Zhang

Working in the Community Sector (Year 10)

Working in the Community Sector (Year 10)

Course Summary

Do you like making a difference in people’s lives? Are you looking at a career in the health and community sector? Working in the Community Sector is a great introduction to future pathways in VET Children’s Services or VET Health Assistance. In this subject, you will learn about some of the key terminology, practices and skills required in the industries.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Explore the roles and responsibilities in a range of industries such as Children’s Services, Allied Health, Community Services, Youth Work and Aged Care

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Subject Fee $20

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Technology Learning Area Leader

Angela Lawson

Indonesian (Year 10)

Indonesian (Year 10)

Course Summary

Are you looking to travel or looking to pursue a global career? Studying a foreign Language has great benefits. You will improve verbal and spatial skills, promotes creativity and improves attention to detail. Practising a language helps the brain more healthy, complex, active and engaged.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Advance your Indonesian language skills
  • Explore culture, traditional history and people who speak the language
  • Make a passport/ ID card
  • Visa Application Form
  • Booking hotels, ordering food in a restaurant/plane & navigating to your destinations

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Language Perfect Subscription $40

Learning Area Contact

Language Learning Area Leader

Lyn Zhang

Foods/Hospitality (Year 10)

Foods/Hospitality (Year 10)

Course Summary

Are you looking at employment in the Hospitality Industry? Want to be a Food Scientist? Year 10 Foods/Hospitality provides you with an introduction to the hospitality and food industry. You will learn about the selection of ingredients, basic knife skills, Occupational Health and safety in the kitchen, and food planning, preparation and presentation. Also, you will develop skills and knowledge through investigating and designing food items and practical preparation of a range of meals. This subject prepares you for VCE Food Studies and/or VET Hospitality.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Investigate safe food handling, cultural foods, healthy meals and environmental impacts of preparation and serving of the food we eat
  • Design, produce and evaluate a range of meals

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Subject Fee $100

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Technology Learning Area Leader

Angela Lawson

Japanese (Year 10)

Japanese (Year 10)

Course Summary

Are you looking to travel or looking to pursue a global career? This course aims to broaden and consolidate students’ lower intermediate knowledge of the Japanese language acquired in Years 7 to 9. A substantial number of vocabulary, kanji and grammar points at the intermediate level are introduced using function-based textbooks, whilst enabling students to review and integrate their prior knowledge of vocabulary and grammar. This subject also offers practical communication practice to build students’ ability to converse and discuss a wide range of topics. At the same time, strong emphasis is placed on developing reading and writing skills using practical materials used for different functions and situations in Japanese. The main aim of this course is to prepare students for the VCE Japanese course.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Write a descriptive recount of a special event or holiday
  • Prepare and present a dialogue with a friend to organise an outing
  • Design a dream room and understand the elements of a traditional Japanese room
  • Comprehend weather forecasts and the significance of the seasons for Japanese people

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Language Perfect Subscription $40

Learning Area Contact

Language Learning Area Leader

Lyn Zhang

Vietnamese (Year 10)

Vietnamese (Year 10)

Course Summary

Are you looking to travel or looking to pursue a global career? Studying a foreign Language has great benefits. You will improve verbal and spatial skills, promotes creativity and improves attention to detail. Practising a language helps the brain more healthy, complex, active and engaged.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Advance your Vietnamese language skills
  • Explore culture, traditional history and people who speak the language
  • Make a passport/ ID card
  • Visa Application Form
  • Booking hotels, ordering food in a restaurant/plane & navigating to your destinations

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

TBC

Learning Area Contact

Language Learning Area Leader

Lyn Zhang

Games Development (Year 10)

Games Development (Year 10)

Course Summary

Are you industry in online computer gaming? Do you want to create online games? Year 10 Games Programing & App Development will equip you to use visual and text programming tools to design and develop computer games. You will investigate areas of the gaming industry including story development, animation, technology, testing and career opportunities.

Learning Activities & Assessment

  • Use visual and text programming tools to design and develop computer games
  • Participate in game programming competitions
  • Analyse and review games including storyline, character development, themes, environment and use of sound and music
  • Investigate the role of physics, psychology and artificial intelligence in games design
  • Participate in game programming competitions

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Approximate Costs

Semester 1

Subject Fee $50

Learning Area Contact

Technology Learning Area Leader

Angela Lawson