Students can select from a range of elective TAS subjects from Year 9.
Food Technology (Years 9 and 10)
The aim of the Food Technology Years 9 and 10 syllabus is to actively engage students in learning about food in a variety of settings, enabling them to evaluate the relationships between food, technology, nutritional status and the quality of life. Students will develop confidence and proficiency in their practical interactions with and decisions regarding food.
Graphics Technology (Years 9 and 10)
The aim of Graphics Technology is to develop in students the ability to think creatively, devise solutions and communicate information to a range of audiences using a variety of graphical techniques and media.
Graphics Technology provides students with the opportunity to:
- develop an understanding of the significance of graphical communication and the techniques and technologies used to convey information and ideas (including 3D printing)
- become aware of the age of globalised industry and rapid technological development, where computer-aided design (CAD), computer aided manufacture (CAM), interactive graphic design (IGD) and multimedia applications are widely used
- utilise the truly universal language of graphics
- develop specific manipulative and cognitive skills in using a variety of tools, materials and techniques widely available in industrial, commercial and domestic settings.
Industrial Technology (Years 9 and 10)
The aim of Industrial Technology is to develop students in knowledge, understanding, skills and values related to a range of technologies through the safe interaction with materials, tools and processes in the planning, development and construction of quality practical projects.
Industrial Technology subjects that are offered at Killarney Heights High School are:
Textiles Technology (Years 9 and 10)
The aim of Textiles Technology is to develop confidence and proficiency in the design, production and evaluation of textiles items. Students actively engage in learning about the properties and performance of textiles, textile design and the role of textiles in society.