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Techtorium Tech Summer School

Get a head start in 2021 and make great use of your downtime. Our Tech Summer School is for Senior Secondary School students heading into Year 12 and 13 in 2021 or 2020 school leavers!

Student

Courses

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Introduction into Engineering 

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

Learn the basics of cloud technologies, what it supports, and how it is delivered. We’ll explore the different cloud platforms and discuss the future of the cloud.

What you’ll learn

  • Implementing security solutions on digital devices
  • Networking concepts
  • Routers and switches
  • Demonstrating knowledge of LANs and WANs
  • Provision of a desktop as a service in the cloud.

Cost

  • $210+GST

Course date and time

  • January 25th – 28th, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm
  • January 25th – 28th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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

This course will give you a basic understanding of a corporate network. Identifying the typical servers that would provide the necessary security, access to shared resources and the underlying infrastructure to allow the organization’s network to function efficiently.

What you’ll learn

  • Installing Windows Server 2016
  • File Server, Active Directory Domain Services
  • Data communications

Cost

  • $210+GST

Course date and time

  • January 25th – 28th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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.

What you’ll learn

  • To disassemble and reassemble a computer
  • Install & configure an operating system and application software
  • Configuring network, security and storage options for computers

Cost

  • $210+GST

Course date and time

  • January 25th – 28th, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

CODE

INTRODUCTION TO PROGRAMMING

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

This course teaches techniques for implementing scalable, resilient and responsive systems. By the end of the course you will be able to design to spec, write code, test and modify a program; and create simple end-user documentation.

What you’ll learn 

  • Investigate, plan and create a conceptual design to propose a software solution to an existing problem
  • Learn how to develop software using Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Basic
  • Create a simple Windows Application Form using a variety of tools
  • Apply Data Validation process
  • Practice testing, debugging and code modification
  • Create Simple end-user documentation for the program

Cost

  • $210+GST

Course date and time

  • January 25th – 28th, 8:30 am – 12:30 pm

GAMES
Be a game maker
Year 12 & 13 | Level 3 & 4
10 credits

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

What you’ll learn

  • Investigate a given scenario and plan and create a digital solution (Game) for
    the given problem
  • Create, test and evaluate an integrated digital solution (Game) to meet the
    given requirements
  • Learn more about Visual Studio 2019 and Visual Basic programming language
  • Design a simple game using a variety of tools (PictureBox, Loop, conditional statement, Control, Timer, Panel, Events, form dimensions, move an object using
    a keyboard)
  • Create user manual and documentation for the game

Cost

  • $210+GST

Course date and time

  • January 25th – 28th, 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

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Tech Summer School 2021