Technological and Applied Science

Information Processes and Technology 

Prerequisites:There is no prerequisite study for the Preliminary course. Completion of the Preliminary course is a requisite for the study of the HSC course.

 Aim:Information Processes and Technology Stage 6 is designed to enable students to become confident, competent, discriminating and ethical users of information technologies, to possess an understanding of information processes and to appreciate the effect of information systems on society.

Content:

Preliminary Course
Principles of Information Processes
Tools for Information Processes
Project work
HSC Course
– Project work
– Information systems and database that organise and analyse
– Communication based information systems
– Option strands, the study of two information systems

Industrial Technology

Prerequisites:There is no prerequisite study for the Preliminary course. Completion of the Preliminary course is a requisite for the study of the HSC course. However, some experience with Graphics (stage 5) will enhance students learning.

 Aim:Industrial Technology at Stage 6 is designed to develop in students a knowledge and understanding of the selected industry and its related technologies with an emphasis on design, management and production through practical applications.

Content:

Research on Australian Architecture – an industrial study
Careers in Architecture
CAD drawing – 2D, 3D and Architecture
House plans to Australian Standards
Major Project  – Architecture

Design and Technology

Prerequisites:There is no prerequisite study for the Preliminary course. Completion of the Preliminary course is a requisite for the study of the HSC course.

 Aim:Design and Technology Stage 6 is designed to develop students’ confidence, competence and responsibility in designing, producing and evaluating to meet both needs and opportunities, and to understand the factors that contribute to successful design and production.

Content:

– Design and design practice
– Factors which may impact on successful innovation
The impact of emerging technologies
The impact on Australian society
Historical and cultural influences
Ethical and environmental issues
Impact of the major design project on the individual, society and environment

Food Technology

Prerequisites:There is no prerequisite study for the Preliminary course. Completion of the Preliminary course is a requisite for the study of the HSC course.

 Aim:Food Technology Stage 6 aims to develop an understanding about food systems and skills that enable students to make informed decisions and carry out responsible actions. Students will also develop an appreciation of the importance of food to the wellbeing of the individual and to the social and economic future of Australia.

  Content:
Preliminary Course
Food availability and selection
– Food quality
– Nutrition

HSC Course
– The Australian Food Industry
– Food Manufacture
– Food Product Development
– Contemporary Food Issues: Nutrition or Market Place

Al Amanah College
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Bankstown NSW 2200
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Liverpool NSW 2170
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Chester Hill NSW 2162
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93 Daley Street
Glenroy VIC 3046
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