Gateway 2 Technology

SACE Stage 1

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Gateway 2 Technology

VET competencies

SACE Stage 1

10 credits


This course provides skills and knowledge for year 10 students in various areas of information technology. Students will learn about operating systems, basic software installation and backup systems. They will be introduced to laser cutting and CAD to demonstrate the interaction between information technology and advanced manufacturing. They will also prepare a range of business documents using word processing and spreadsheet software.

This will assist students in building their knowledge base and developing work-related IT skills for further study in the area of technology. This course also prepares students for Certificate II or III in Information, Digital Media and Technology or Certificate II in Engineering Pathways. 

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Course Content
The course has the following focus areas:

  • Introduction to computer hardware and software installation
  • Working with images
  • Backing up systems
  • Laser cutting and Computer Aided Design (CAD)
  • Preparing, editing and formatting a range of business documents using MS-Word and MS-Excel

Assessment

Competency-based assessment tasks.

Further Info

This course is offered in Semester 1 and 2.