Robotics 201

Domain: Technologies
Timetable: Trimester 1, 2 or 3
Length of Course: 1 Trimester

Course Information

Robotics and automation is a rapidly growing industry and important for industrial, domestic and entertainment applications. This course is designed to promote problem solving, enterprise and initiative in a fun and practical environment. Students will learn the skills it takes to design, program and engineer practical solutions to solve realistic and challenging real-world problems.

Students will learn how to design and build complex robotic systems using programming languages such as Python, JavaScript and C++. Students will have opportunities to explore the BBC Micro:bit, getting students programming and coding their own minicomputer, and how to program drones to complete daily tasks. Students will then be challenged to create a personal project to solve an everyday problem that they face using the equipment they have developed their skills in.

Pathway Information




This course is further complimented by:

  • Computer Science (General)
  • Applied Information Technology (General)

Students undertaking this course may wish to consider tertiary studies in:

  • Computer Science
  • Engineering

This course suits direct workforce entry into the following:

  • Technician
  • Tradesperson

Additional Information

Estimated Charges: $55