Technologies

This page contains information to assist with the teaching of courses in the Technologies learning area.

Resources available to support the implementation of courses for senior secondary courses are shown in the dropdown menu below for each course. Resources available to support the implementation of Australian Curriculum in DECYP schools can be accessed from the Teaching and Learning Centre (DECYP Teachers). 

An online space has been established to provide an opportunity for teachers to collaborate, share resources and ideas. Instructions on how to join can be found on the Communities of Practice page. 

Years 9-12 Learning can be contacted via email at years9-12learning@decyp.tas.gov.au

Course Development

A Learning Area Advisory Group and Critical Friends form part of the advisory and consultation structure for course development. Teachers and the wider educational community are key partners in course development.  

The Learning Area Overview includes the current course offerings and a staged process of replacing or creating new courses.  

For more information visit the Planned Course Provision page. 

Course Development Status

More detail about each phase of the course development process is available.  

Course Development Phase Courses 
Course Development Phase   
Course Concept   
Course Plan Development   
Course Skeleton and Line of Sight Automotive and Mechanical Systems 2 
Design and Technology 1 
Digital Technologies: Computer Science 3 
Materials Design and Production 2 
Draft Course Document  
Public Consultation 1  
Formal Review and Feedback  
Public Consultation 2  
Submission for Accreditation  
Review of Accreditation Submission 
TASC Accreditation Advisory Group (AAG)  
Accreditation Decision Digital Projects 1 (new for 2023) 
Digital Technologies 2 (new for 2024) 
Data Science and Digital Solutions 3 (new for 2024)
Engineering Design 2 (new for 2022) 
Engineering Design 3 (new for 2023) 
Electronics and Advanced Technologies 2 (new for 2024)
Electronics and Advanced Technologies 3 (new for 2024)

Updated course accreditation information can be found on the TASC website.

Resources

Information to support the delivery of courses currently accredited by TASC can be found below. 

Agricultural Enterprise (AGR215117)   

Agricultural Systems (AGR315117)   

Automotive and Mechanical Technologies (AMT215116)  

Computer Applications (ICT205114)

Computer Graphics and Design (CGD315118)

Computer Graphics and Design – Foundation (CGD215118)  

Computer Science (ICT315118)

Data Science and Digital Solutions (DSD315124) – New in 2024

Design and Production (DAP215116)  

Canvas resources can be found using the information on the Online Resources page of this site. 

Digital Projects (DGP115123) – New in 2023  

Digital Technologies (DGT215124) – New in 2024  

Electronics and Advanced Technologies (EAT215124) – New in 2024

Electronics and Advanced Technologies (EAT315124) – New in 2024

Engineering Design (EDN215122) – New in 2022 

Engineering Design (EDN315122) – New in 2023

Essential Skills – Using Computers and the Internet (ESC205114)

Food and Nutrition (FDN315118)  

Food and Cooking Essentials (FCE110114)  

The course document is available on the TASC website

Food and Hospitality Enterprise (FHE215116)

Food, Cooking and Nutrition (FDN215118) 

Housing and Design (HDS315118)  

Workshop Techniques – Introduction (WTE110114)

The course document is available on the TASC website

Professional Learning 

Current professional learning opportunities provided by Years 9-12 Learning can be found on the Professional Learning page.