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Centre of Excellence in Automation and Robotics


​Robotics and Coding

  • Robotics in Years 7 to 12 - integrated into Science, Digital Technologies, Design and Technology programs.
  • Robotics - as a key learning experience in the STEM Academy program.
  • Coding (programming) - as a compulsory subject in Year 7 an 8
  • Coding electives in Year 9 - 12 - for robotics, game and app development, website design.
  • Drones (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) - integrated into the HPE, Dance, Design and Technology, geography programs.

Advanced Technologies

  • Electronics.
  • Automated systems and controls.
  • Advanced design and production, including: Design engineering using CAD software, 3D printing and Laser cutting and engraving.

Industry Links - Qld Mineral and Energy Academy (QMEA)

  • Developing knowledge and skills in robotics and advanced technologies that are desired in industry.
  • Industry site visits for first-hand experiences of robotics and automation in action.
  • Priority access to QMEA student workshops.

University Link - Queensland University of Technology (QUT)

  • Access to the Australian Centre for Robotics Vison (ACRV).
  • Opportunity for students to work with undergraduate QUT ambassadors.
  • Participation in QUT students workshops in Technology and Engineering.