Learning Area Pages


Welcome to our Subject Information pages

We pride ourselves on our support for students and the quality of subject choices and educational outcomes of our students. We specialise in developing our students to become independent learners that are well prepared for the next steps beyond college. 

We provide the stepping stones on the pathway to developing young adults to make informed choices in preparation for study, work and life.

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What are the TCE, ATAR and VET?

Below are 3 short videos produced by the Department of Education to help explain the TCE, ATAR and Vocational Education & Training (VET).
What is the TCE? What is an ATAR? What is VET?

These videos taken from the Tasmanian Education Department Facebook Page

Don College - Subject Offerings 2021
As you click on the pages below each one contains:

  • an introductory video with information and descriptions of each subject (some are still under development and will be available soon)
  • clickable links to PDF files that explain the subjects in more detail
  • contact photo/s and details if you wish to contact someone to find out more information or discuss particular circumstances

Tom Siely

Our Videographer

The introductory videos for our Learning Areas have been filmed and edited by Tom Siely, a graduate of Don College in 2019. Tom blossomed in his time at Don and developed skills to help him move onto the next phase of his life. He is currently studying at the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne where he is pursuing a career in film making and screen production. Thanks, Tom.

Please click on the headings below
to navigate to the Learning Area Pages for each subject listed beneath

Learning Area Pages
*(please note that this page and these pages are best viewed in Landscape mode on smart phone devices) 

English Applied 2C
English Foundations 2C
English 3C
English Literature 3C
English Writing 3C
Visual Art 2C - General
Visual Art 2C - Digital Art & Graphic Design
Visual Art 2C - Photography
Art Production 3C - General
Art Production 3C – Digital Art & Graphic Design
Art Production 3C - Photography
Art Theory & Criticism 3C
Art Studio Practice 3C (Year 12 only)
Media Production Video OR Print 2C
Media Production Video OR Print 3C
VET Certificate II in Salon Assistant
Dance 2C
Dance Choreography & Performance 3C
Drama - Foundation 2C
Drama 3C
Musical Theatre 2C (College Production)
Music Technology Projects - Foundation 2C
Music Studies 2C
Music 3C
Theatre Performance 3C
UTAS Music Practical Study Year 11
UTAS Music Practical Study Year 12
UTAS Music Technology Projects 1
UTAS Music Technology Projects 2
Life Science 2C
Physical Sciences - Foundation 2C
Physical Sciences 3C
Biology 3C
Environmental Science 3C
Chemistry 4C (Year 12 only)
Physics 4C (Year 12 only)
VET Certificate I in Animal Studies
VET Certificate II in Animal Studies
VET Certificate II in Agriculture

Workplace Mathematics 2C
General Mathematics - Foundation 2C
General Mathematics 3C
Mathematics Methods - Foundation 3C
Mathematics Methods 4C
Mathematics Specialised 4C

German 2C
French - Foundation 2C
French 3C
Japanese - Foundation 2C
Japanese 3C
Working with Children 2C
Introduction to Sociology & Psychology 2C
Psychology 3C
Sociology  3C
VET Certificate II in Community Services - Children's Focus
VET Certificate II in Community Services - Disability Focus
VET Certificate III in Community Services
VET Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
VET Certificate III in Early Childhood Education & Care
Business Studies - Foundation 2C
Business Studies 3C
Legal Studies - Foundation 2C
Legal Studies 3C
Accounting 3C
Economics 3C
VET Certificate II in Business & Tourism
VET Certificate II in Retail
Religion in Society 2C
Studies of Religion 3C
Ancient History 3C
Geography 3C
Modern History 3C
Sport & Recreation Package 1C
Personal Health & Wellbeing 2C
Outdoor Education 2C
Athlete Development 2C
Health Studies 3C
Outdoor Leadership 3C
Sport Science 3C
VET Certificate II in Outdoor Recreation
             + Outdoor Leadership 3C
VET Certificate III in Fitness
UTAS Sports Management (Year 12)

Food and Nutrition 3C
Food, Cooking and Nutrition 2C
Food and Hospitality Enterprise 2C
VET Certificate ll in Hospitality (Front of House)
VET Certificate ll in Kitchen Operations (Back of House)
VET Certificate lll Hospitality

Housing Design 3C
Design Production 2C -Textiles (Fashion)
Design Production 2C – Wood /Metal - Composite
VET Certificate ll in Applied Fashion Design and Technology (selected units)
Object Design 3C –Textiles (Fashion)
Object Design 3C - Architecture, Wood and/or Metal


Automotive & Mechanical Technologies 2C
VET Certificate l in Auto Vocational Preparation
VET Certificate ll in Construction Pathways
VET Certificate ll in Electrotechnology
VET Certificate ll Engineering (Metal Trades)
Electronics 2C
Electronics 3C
Computer Graphics and Design Foundation 2C
Computer Graphics and Design 3C
Computer Applications Package 2
Computer Science Applications Package 2
Computer Science 3C
VET Certificate ll in Information Digital Media and Technology
VET Certificate lll in Information Digital Media and Technology