The fundamental notion of meeting our needs and the needs of others is seen to be a motivation for creativity and quality in design processes. Within the curriculum, Technology offers students experience of aspects of contemporary design practice. All units of work offer authentic design situations that require informed and realistic solutions and involve both material and digital forms of learning and communication Confidence in achieving the mastery of material technologies, skills and tools is an essential component of learning. Each student is encouraged to reach her full potential in a safe but challenging environment. The Department has a commitment to the use of digital and graphic technologies as design tools and practices and in the communication of design ideas and solutions.

Technological and Applied Studies (TAS) Courses at St Vincent’s College:

Stage 4 - Mandatory Technology to all students in Years 7 and 8.

Stage 5 - Design and Technology, Food Technology and Textiles Technology Elective courses are offered in Years 9 and 10.

Stage 6 - Design and Technology, Food Technology and Textiles Technology are offered in Years 11 and 12.