Five new senior secondary courses are accredited from 2022. Schools can begin to offer the courses for Year 11 and 12 students from 2022 onwards.

The courses, developed by Years 9-12 Learning as part of the Years 9-12 Project and accredited by TASC, are:

  • Science (SCC15122): A new Level 1 course providing opportunities to harness learners’ curiosity, wonder and interest biology, Earth and space science, physics and chemistry.
  • Transdisciplinary Science (TDS215122): A new Level 2 course providing a meaningful pathway for student’s interested in multiple science disciplines building on Australian Curriculum Science concepts and providing pathways to a range of current TASC Level 3 science courses.
  • Engineering Design (EDN215122): A new Level 2 course replacing the previous Engineering Design Level 2 course, redesigned to develop critical and creative thinking and processes that lead to imaginative solutions.
  • Civics and Citizenship (CVC115122): A new Level 1 course which focuses on the knowledge and skills needed to participate in Australia’s democratic system, and local and global communities.
  • Enterprise at Work (EPW215112): A new Level 2 course that introduces learners to existing or new enterprises as they learn what it means to be an enterprising person and develop transferrable enterprise skills.

The course documents for these new courses are now available alongside all other TASC accredited courses and in the TCE Course Planner for students.

For more information:

  • Teachers and Leaders can access Professional Learning to support implementation of these courses through Tas Ed Talks 2021.
  • Support resources for the delivery of Year 11 and 12 courses and programs is available through the Years 11 & 12 website.
  • Senior secondary course accreditation information is available at Course Accreditation on the TASC website.