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    Senior Studies Guide 2018

    For students entering Year 11, 2018 Year 12, 2019

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    TABLE OF CONTENTS PART 1: ....................................................................................................................................................3

    Introduction .......................................................................................................................................... 3 Entering Senior Secondary School ..................................................................................................... 3 Queensland Certificate of Education ................................................................................................... 5 QCE Credit Table ................................................................................................................................ 6 The Senior Statement and QCS Test .................................................................................................. 7 Senior Statement ................................................................................................................................. 7 After You Complete Senior Studies ..................................................................................................... 8 Class Work and Home Study .............................................................................................................. 9 Assessment Programs ........................................................................................................................ 9 Vocational Education ......................................................................................................................... 10 How to Choose Subjects ................................................................................................................... 11 How to Choose Subjects With a View to University Entrance ........................................................... 12 How to Choose Subjects With a View to TAFE Entrance ................................................................. 12

    Subject Overview ................................................................................................................................. 13 Academic Subjects ............................................................................................................................ 13 Senior Subject Curriculum ................................................................................................................. 14

    PART 2: Subject Outline Authority Subjects ................................................................................. 15 Ancient History .................................................................................................................................. 15 Biology ............................................................................................................................................... 16 Chemistry........................................................................................................................................... 17 Drama ................................................................................................................................................ 18 English ............................................................................................................................................... 19 Film, Television and New Media ....................................................................................................... 20 Home Economics .............................................................................................................................. 21 Information Technology Systems ...................................................................................................... 22 Japanese ........................................................................................................................................... 23 Legal Studies ..................................................................................................................................... 24 Mathematics A ................................................................................................................................... 25 Mathematics B ................................................................................................................................... 26 Mathematics C ................................................................................................................................... 27 Modern History .................................................................................................................................. 28 Physical Education ............................................................................................................................ 29 Physics .............................................................................................................................................. 30 Science21 .......................................................................................................................................... 31 Study of Religion ............................................................................................................................... 32 Study of Society ................................................................................................................................. 33 Visual Arts.......................................................................................................................................... 34

    Authority Registered Subjects ........................................................................................................... 35 English Communication ..................................................................................................................... 35 Prevocational Mathematics ............................................................................................................... 36 Religion and Ethics ............................................................................................................................ 37

    Vocational Subjects ............................................................................................................................ 39 Certificate II in Automotive Service Technology (AUR20512) ........................................................... 39 Certificate I in Construction (CPC10111) .......................................................................................... 41 Certificate II in Creative Industries Media (CUF20107) .................................................................. 42 Certificate II in Electrotechnology (UEE22011) ................................................................................. 43 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways (MEM20413) / Certificate III in Engineering Technical (CAD) (MEM30505) ...................................................................................................................................... 45 Certificate II in Health Support Services (HLT23215) / Certificate III in Health Services Assistance (HLT33115) ....................................................................................................................................... 47 Certificate II in Hospitality (SIT20316)/ Certificate II in Tourism (SIT20116) .................................... 49 Certificate II in Information, Digital Media and Technology (ICT20115) ........................................... 50 Certificate II in Salon Assistant Hairdressing or Barbering (SHB20216) ....................................... 51 Certificate II in Skills for Work and Vocational Pathways (FSK20113) ............................................. 53 Certificate II in Telecommunications Technology (ICT20315) .......................................................... 54 Certificate II in Visual Arts (CUA20715) ............................................................................................ 55 Certificate III in Business (BSB30115) .............................................................................................. 56 Certificate III In Fitness (SIS30315) with Cert II Sport and Recreation embedded (SIS20115) ....... 57 Certificate III in Hairdressing (SIH30416) .......................................................................................... 59 Diploma of Business (BSB50215) ..................................................................................................... 60

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    PART 1: INTRODUCTION

    This handbook is provided for students entering Year 11, who are considering the most appropriate course for their studies at Trinity College during the Senior Phase of Learning. The contents of this handbook should be studied thoroughly to gain an accurate understanding of the nature, scope, requirements and relative difficulty of each subject. Students are able to select from a wide range of subject areas to create an individual program of study that best serves their needs and aspirations. The College has a tradition of excellence in learning and teaching, in which the needs of the individual student is the central focus of the learning process. At Trinity College a number of support structures exist so that students and their parents are fully aware of the choices available and the applications of the selected course work. It is very much our intention to have parents integrally and frequently involved in the subject selection process of their child. The course offerings shown in this handbook are prospective in that the actual availability of courses in any particular year will be subject to