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Secondary Short Courses

Information technology is an exciting fast-paced industry for anyone who loves technology. Our short courses will give you an insight into the world of IT. The courses cover a variety of topics that are designed to give you an overview of what is to come in our full-time programs.

 

At Techtorium we believe in an innovative learning environment. Modern learning initiates critical thinking, this helps our trainers to deliver meaningful information across larger groups whilst still maintaining a high quality of understanding.

ICE

Introduction into Engineering 

CYBER SECURITY
Protect and defend your network
Year 12 & 13 | Level 4
10 credits

This course will give you a basic understanding of common cyber security threats, vulnerabilities, risks and solutions. You will learn how to assess an affected user as well as plan, and create a security approach for a wider organisation.

CLOUD TECHNOLOGIES
Your PC anywhere, anytime, anyhow
Year 12 & 13 | Level 3
9 credits

Learn about the basics of cloud technologies. You will find out what supports it and how it gets delivered. We’ll explore the different platforms for personal and corporate use and discuss the future of the cloud.

SERVERS
Run your server like a boss
Year 12 & 13 | Level 4
9 credits

Explore the different components of an IT system and how they work together in an organisation. This course will go through the different categories of software such as operating systems, programming, databases and the structural components of hardware.

CODE

INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING

PROGRAMMING
Kick off with Code
Year 12 & 13 | Level 3
9 credits

In this course you will learn to investigate, plan, and create conceptual designs for a digital outcome. You will learn to formulate a design specification, write code, test and modify a program to provide a solution to a problem and create simple end user documentation. 

GAMES
Be a game maker
Year 12 & 13 | Level 3
10 credits

An introduction into the concepts of gaming. You will learn how to move a game from concept through to design with basic programming skills. By the end of the course you will have designed a prototype, tested a simple game and created documentation for it.

Artificial Intelligence 
Make computers chat
Year 12 & 13 | Level 4
10 credits

Learn about AI; what it is and how it can be used. Find out about its real world applications and how they relate to you. You will explore machine learning and the logic, ethics and impacts of AI.

DIGITAL LITERACY

ICT PROGRAMME

L2 DIGITAL LITERACY
IT 101
Year 11 & 12 | Level 2
10 credits

This course is designed to introduce you to the world of Information Technology. You will acquire a basic knowledge of IT and develop an understanding of how computers work. 

COMPUTER ENGINEERING, SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT
AND BUSINESS ANALYSIS
Year 12 & 13
30-60 credits

As part of our plan to create a clear pathways from secondary school right through to the IT industry.Throughout the ICT programme you will learn about technical and hardware support, business intelligence and analysis and software development.

There are two options for you to study our ICT Programme.

1 day a week | Monday or Wednesday
2 days a week | Monday and Tuesday or Tuesday and Wednesday

Each course is 30 weeks

STUDENT FOR A DAY

Spend a day with us to understand us. We want you to make an informed decision about your tertiary study. That’s why we developed “Student for a Day”. Here at Techtorium, we see education as the most important life decision you are going to make in the next 5 years. That’s why we want to give you the opportunity to ‘test the waters’. Techtorium’s Student for a Day is a chance for you to experience what it’s really like to be a Techtorium student, without having to dedicate themselves to an entire year of study. It’s a chance for you to find out what makes us so different and whether the exciting, innovating and forward thinking environment is right for them!

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WE DO CAREER EXPO’S AND SCHOOL VISITS

Are you a careers or pathways teacher? We can come to you and talk to your students and thir parents/caregivers about the opportunities in the IT industry

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