Yarra Ranges Tech School is part of the Victorian Government's commitment to make Victoria the 'Education State'. We draw on the Lilydale Lakeside Campus, facilities and our stakeholders to introduce students to the applications of human-centred design thinking and innovative leading-edge technologies as a means of problem solving real-world challenges.
We also introduce teachers to new pedagogies and ways to bring technology into the classroom. Our programs emphasise critical Enterprise skills in addition to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STEAM) skills required for the 21st century.
Join our program to develop essential skills in product design, financial concepts, and design thinking, crafting a laser-cut product that addresses market gaps, providing practical experience and a foundation for future refinement.
Embark on the Puffing Billy Filmmaker Experience, a two-day adventure designed specifically for students studying media. Join us as we seamlessly integrate media studies concepts with hands-on video production at the iconic Puffing Billy steam train and the state-of-the-art Yarra Ranges Tech School (YRTS). Day 1 invites students on board Puffing Billy for exclusive access [...]
Maintaining a safe workplace is an integral part of any job. In this program students will use Unreal Engine to construct safe and unsafe workplace conditions across multiple industries. By the end of the program students will have identified what makes a workplace safe or dangerous, and some of the strategies to manage it.
This course introduces VR Art, employing Tilt Brush and King Graffiti for personal VR creations. Students master VR tools, craft virtual artworks, and share them collaboratively. They can even print select elements, bridging virtual and physical realms. Aligned with the curriculum, this immersive journey nurtures creativity, technical skills, and an appreciation for the fusion of [...]
Dive into the exciting world of agriculture with our World of Work – Agriculture program. In just five days, students will explore various agricultural partners, gaining hands-on insights into the Yarra Ranges high tech and sustainable agriculture sector. At YRTS, they’ll participate in practical exercises directly related to our agricultural partners’ practices, ensuring a comprehensive […]
Dive into the exciting world of precision manufacturing with our World of Work Precision Manufacturing program. In just five days, students will explore various industrial partners, gaining hands-on insights into precision manufacturing. At YRTS, they’ll participate in practical exercises directly related to our industry partners’ practices, ensuring a comprehensive understanding of the sector. Students will […]