Information Processes & Technology 2 Unit

ATAR Course


Information Processes and Technology is the study of computer-based information communication systems. It focuses on information processes performed by these systems and the procedures resulting from the processes are considered. Different types of information systems are studied. Through project work, students will create their own information system to meet an identified need. This course has significant advanced standing at university and TAFE.

For Whom is the Course Intended?

Information Processes and Technology is suited to a diverse range of students wishing to develop their practical skills and gain an understanding of Information Communication Technologies (ICT) industry. Information Processes and Technology makes a particularly good combination with VET Information Technology course, and/or Industrial Technology (Multimedia) and/or Software, Design & Development (SDD).


There is no pre-requisite for this course, however, students with previous experience with ICT tools and programs would find it advantageous.

HSC Assessment

At the completion of this course all students will sit for a three hour HSC exam, which is divided into three sections, containing multiple choice and short structured answers.

Year 11 and Year 12 Course Outline

Industry Specific Content & Production

Tools and Live Cloud

  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Animate, After Effects & Premiere Pro), Final Cut Pro
  • Multimedia equipment and its uses – Eg: PCs, Graphics tablets, green screen/Chroma key
  • Robotics using Lego and NXT technology
  • Microsoft Office 365 applications and integration
  • Communication devices such as routers, switches and cabling
  • Web Design (HTMC, CSS, XML Javascript)
  • Design and development of projects
  • Home automation
  • Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Physical Computing (Raspberry Pi, Arduino)
  • Wearable Technology (Apple Watch, Android Wear)

Skills, Materials & Resources

  • Use of business software and its integration use of internet for communication
  • File formats
  • Web resources & digital Libraries
  • Robotics

Physical Computing

  • Raspberry Pi
  • Arduino
  • Gatileo

Note: This subject cannot be studied in conjunction with Computing Applications.


Subject costs are included in the College Resource Fee.