Oatley Senior Campus

Georges River College

Telephone02 8567 3700


Technological and applied studies

The TAS Faculty offers the following courses:

  • Design and Technology
  • Engineering Studies
  • Food Technology
  • Industrial Technology - Timber
  • Industrial Technology - Electronics
  • Textiles Technology
  • Information Processes
  • Technology and Software
  • Design and Development.

In addition, the following VET courses are offered:

  • VET Hospitality Commercial Cookery
  • VET Hospitality Food and Beverage
  • VET Construction


Technological and applied studies (TAS) is mandatory for all students in Year 7 and 8. Students can also select from a range of elective TAS subjects.

In TAS, students use a range of tools, materials and techniques in the design process and technological experiences through theory and practical lessons. As well as the mandatory study of technology, students can select from a range of elective TAS subjects.

The continuum of technology learning is:

  • based on students becoming increasingly sophisticated in their ability to design and produce solutions for authentic needs and opportunities
  • an option for student specialisation in high school through a range of syllabuses addressing particular technologies and aspects of design.

Available courses include:

  • Agricultural Technology 7-10
  • Design and Technology 7-10
  • Food Technology 7-10
  • Graphics Technology 7-10
  • Industrial Technology 7-10
  • Information and Software Technology 7-10
  • Textiles Technology 7-10
  • Agriculture Stage 6
  • Design and Technology Stage 6
  • Engineering Studies Stage 6
  • Food Technology Stage 6
  • Industrial Technology Stage 6
  • Information Processes and Technology Stage 6
  • Software Design and Development Stage 6
  • Textiles and Design Stage 6.