Curriculum Guides

Click below to view the current Subject Guides:​

Senior Schooling:

Senior schooling in Queensland is designed to give students the skills for success in work and life in the future. Across senior subjects, students will acquire 21st century skills to support them as lifelong learners, valued employees, innovators and engaged global citizens. Students may choose from a wide variety of subjects to study during their senior phase of schooling and may elect to study any combination of:

  • QCAA General subjects
  • QCAA Applied subjects 
  • Vocational Education and Training (VET) certificates
  • School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (SATs)

​It is important to note the requirements for students entering Year 11 with regards to the Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE). In order to be eligible for the QCE, students must achieve the set amount of learning, in the set standard, in a set pattern, while meeting literacy and numeracy requirements.

The following Senior subjects are in line with current offerings at St John Fisher College. Additional subjects and VET Certificates may be added to our list of offerings in the future. To obtain further information on a subject, click on the Senior Subject Guide link at the bottom of this page.

​QCAA General Subjects:

  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Design
  • Digital Solutions
  • Drama
  • English
  • Food and Nutrition
  • French
  • Legal Studies
  • General Mathematics
  • Mathematical Methods
  • Specialist Mathematics
  • Modern History
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • Physics
  • Study of Religion
  • Visual Art

​​​QCAA Applied Subjects:

  • Essential English
  • Essential Mathematics
  • Hospitality Practices
  • Religion and Ethics
  • Visual Arts in Practice

VET Certificate Courses:​

  • Cert III in Business
  • Cert II in Sampling and Measurement *
  • Cert II/III in Sport & Recreation​
  • Cert III in Laboratory Skills *
  • Cert IV in Crime and Justice (online)
  • TAFE at School

​*TAFE Queensland (RTO Code 0275) and St John Fisher College have a Third Party Agreement for delivery of this course.  Under this agreement, TAFE Queensland is the Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and St John Fisher College will conduct all training and assessment on behalf of TAFE Queensland.  TAFE Queensland is responsible for the quality of the training and assessment services and the issuing of the AQF certification documentation. 

​We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 30022)