Computing Applications 1 Unit

Contributes to HSC Credential. DOES NOT contribute to an ATAR.

This subject can only be selected if you are completing Studies of Catholic Thought 1 Unit or Studies of Religion 1 Unit.


This course cannot be used for admission to university courses. It is a course which enables students to develop familiarity with common software packages.

This course allows students to study aspects of computing they find interesting, and may be used as a general introduction to computing. It will help develop students’ technological literacy and will assist them in other courses they may be studying. Students will produce an efolio of work that they can use to help gain employment in the future. This is a basic course which may also be undertaken by those interested in gaining basic competency skills.

For Whom is the Course Intended?

This is a highly flexible student-centred course based around computers.

This course is being offered as a 1 Unit course in Year 11 with the potential to continue and do a further 1 Unit in the Year 12.


There are no pre-requisites for this course.


This course is assessed internally with 40% coming from written tests on theory and 60% from practical tasks relating to the modules students are taking.


This course cannot be taken in association with any other computing course including:

  • Information Processes Technology 2 Units
  • Software Design and Development 2 Units
  • Information Technology 2 Units VET


Subject costs are included in the College Resource Fee.