HSC  |  Information & Digital Technology

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Course Description

IDT, is a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course which is run at the College. Students who undertake IDT can use the subject to gain an ATAR as well as gain a statement of attainment from TAFE towards a Cert III in Information Technology. IDT explores a range of computer skills and uses a practical, competency based assessment. Skills include working and communicating in an ICT environment. Installing and optimising software, testing software, web design, animation and a wide range of electives.

Course

Information and Digital Technology –
Statement of Attainment for Cert III in ICT (ICT30115)

Category

B

Units

(Preliminary and HSC)

Course Type

VET Board Developed

Topics studied in Year 11

  • Participate effectively in WHS communication and consultation processes
  • Installing and optimising operating system software
  • Run standard diagnostic tests
  • Work and Communicate Effectively in an ICT Environment
  • And additional electives

Topics studied in Year 12

Web and Software Applications Stream: (80 Hours)

  • Operate application software packages
  • Use advanced features of computer applications
  • Build simple websites using commercial programs

Digital Animation Stream: (80 Hours)

  • Create 2D Animations
  • Review and apply the principles of animation
  • And additional electives.

What do you do in this course?

Students cover a wide range of ICT based competencies. IN 2021 we will offer for the first time the digital animation stream where students will learn animation skills in both 2D and 3D. Students also learn how to make web pages using HTML as well as commercial applications, and demonstrate their ability to install and optimise other software.

How can this course help you in the future?

Students should consider IDT if they are interested in:

  • Gaining a Certificate III in ICT (Note: Further study will be required to complete the remaining 6 units)
  • Getting an ATAR as well as TAFE qualifications.
    learning more about computers and specific applications
    gaining new skills in writing specific documents and working in an ICT environment
  • Gaining a grounding in the use of computers to improve their job prospects