Sensors Immersion Day

Thales Design Competition

Tue 30 July | 9.30am - 2.30pm

Year 9/10 designers, coders and makers have the opportunity to design a sensor tech solution to make their community better and safer. Students can participate with their class or independently in teams of 3 - 6 students. Great Prizes to be won!

Sensors Immersion Day information


Teacher PD - VEX Robotics

Mon 19 Aug | 9.30am - 3.30pm

Participants will be hands-on building and programming large robots, focusing on VEX competition robots and how student learning is designed around a competition.

Ballarat Tech School has VEX competition gear and is keen to support a local competition base.

VEX Robotics PD information


Specialist Game Design Program

Limited 12 places

Aug 6th - 8th | 9am - 3pm

Nominate a year 8/9 student eager to work in the game industry for a 3 day specialist game design program. Students will design a 3D Side Scroller Game, which can be downloaded to mobile and tablet devices. Learn how to use Epic Games "Unreal Engine" (UE4) software.

Permission Form


Peter Doherty Science Award (PDSA)

The PDSA is an initiative of Committee for Ballarat and Nobel Laureate Professor Peter Doherty for year 9 and 10 students to solve an everyday issue by undertaking research using the scientific method.

Class bookings are open.

Prizes $1000 ($400 student team and $600 school).

Program Brief