Seaton offers a wide range of technology courses from within Materials Technologies and Information and Communication Technologies. The courses are designed to cater for the broad range of student needs, allowing students to develop skills and knowledge to assist them in gaining apprenticeships in trade areas or to move on to further study at TAFE or University.
The range of courses cover Wood , Metal, Electronics and Electrotechnology, Robotics and Computer Controlled Technology, Information Technology, Alternative Energy Systems, Construction and Plumbing, Plastics, Technical Drawing and CAD.
All courses are delivered in the recently completed Trade Training Centre which provides students with facilities and equipment to allow them to learn and develop their skills and knowledge to industry standard.
One semester of Technology Studies covering Wood, Metal, Plastics, Electronics, CAD and Robotics.
Students may select semester units of Technology Studies which focus on Wood, Metal, Electronics and Computer Control Technologies.
Students may choose to specialise more, selecting semester courses in Digital Technologies, Robotics, Wood or Metal.
The same specialist courses offered in Year 10 are available for students in Year 11 with the addition of Electronics and two VET courses:
- Certificate I & II in Electrical
- Certificate I & II Construction - Plumbing
The VET courses are delivered in partnership with industry bodies; ATEC (Electro Comms) and the Plumbing Industry Association (Construction - Plumbing)
Students may choose to undertake to study a full year of SACE Stage 2 Design and Technology Studies as well as continuing with the VET offerings in Electrical or Plumbing.
Seaton has a long tradition of providing students who have an interest in technology and trades, particularly materials technologies, with pathways to the workforce, apprenticeships and further training in these areas. With our new facilities and updated curriculum offerings as well as developing new courses, this tradition continues.