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Parent Information Evening
4 May 2015
Year 10 & 11
Enrichment and Enhancement
Opportunities
Active Volunteering
Certificate II in Active Volunteering
Offered in Year 10 in conjunction with Volunteering Queensland as the
Registered Training Organisation.
Students gain the qualification PLUS QCE points.
Course comprises 9 competencies ( 5 core + 4 elective) PLUS a 30
hour volunteering component.
Volunteering can be undertaken as a part of CAS service component.
Theory components will be conducted “in school”
• First Aid certificate was completed in term 1 week 8
• Remaining competencies were completed term 1 week 10
Competency Details
Competency Code
Competency Title
Core/Elective
CHCVOL201A
Be an effective volunteer
Core
HLTOHS200B
Participate in OHS processes
Core
CHCCOM201C
Communicate with people
accessing the services of the
organisation
Core
CHCORG202C
Work with others
Core
CHCADMIN201D
Undertake basic administrative
duties
Core
BSBITU301C
Create an electronic presentation
Elective
BSBWRT301A
Write simple documents
Elective
HLTAID003
Apply first aid
Elective
HLTAID001
Perform CPR
Elective
Science Industry Preparation
(SIP)
Yr 10 Program
Science Industry Preparation
Certificate III course in laboratory techniques
Offered through TAFE Brisbane (formerly the Southbank Institute
of Technology)
Two components
• Intensive onsite practical course run in the last week of term 4
• Online course generally run after the students complete the
practical component
Cost – 2015 was $750; the 2016 is TBC
($100 deposit required to confirm place)
Yr 10 Program
Certificate III Laboratory Skills
Topics include :
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Laboratory safety
Infection control / bacterial monitoring
Microscopic examination of pond water organisms
Media preparation using aseptic techniques
Blood typing – refer handout
Forensic investigation – drug screens
Food – fruit ices and sorbet
Sensory evaluation
Assessment :
Part A Online Quality and Communication units
• Online assessments
Part B Laboratory workshops on site at Southbank campus
• Assessment is both summative & formative and ongoing
during the 5 day intensive workshop.
• Conducted daily and will include review questions.
• and observation checklists to be completed during class
time Feedback will be given to all students during the
course of the program at TAFE Brisbane.
Opportunities at UQ
Mid Semester Year 11
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WRIT 1999 – Effective thinking & writing
http://www.uq.edu.au/esp/qasmt-students
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Intensive 5 day program offered on site at QASMT
2015 course runs 29 June to 3 July
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Maximum 30 students
Attracts 1 bonus rank towards university entry
Attracts QCE points
COST- $210.00
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Applications open 8 May & close 5 June
Wesley Hospital Internships
Year 11
Internship
• Week long program based at the Wesley Hospital
• Generally runs during the first week of December
• Highly sort after placement – restricted to 2 students/participating
school
• For students interested in any aspect of health care ( not just
medicine)
• Internship comprises lectures, tours & practical workshops
• Applications are through the school
• Information will be provided to students & parents later in the year
Enhancing Science Education
at QASMT
World class facilities
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Purpose built, fully equipped
laboratory spaces
Atomic absorption
spectrometer
Observatory – STAR Parties
Individual experimental
investigation in each science
subject
Robotics club
National Science Week Expo
University Partnerships
• Science Ambassador program
• Australian Institute of
Bioengineering and
Nanotechnology
• Science and Engineering
Challenge
• RACI Titration competition
• Experience Science Day
• SPARQed Research Immersion
program
• Institute of Health and Biomedical
Innovation
• Vice-Chancellor’s STEM Camp
• STEM Teacher in residence
activities
• START QUT in all Science
subjects
• Extended Essay mentoring
State, National and International
Opportunities
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USA Supercomputer conference
National Youth Science Forum
Peter Doherty Awards
Sleek Geeks Eureka Video Competition
Queensland Science Contest and BHP Billiton
Science Awards
• International Science School

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