Centre for Continuing Education

HSC Preparation

HSC preparation (years 10-12)

HSC preparation (years 10-12). The smart way to prepare for your HSC.

The HSC syllabus has changed. We’ve responded, with an all-new program of over 60 HSC preparatory courses led by brilliant educators who will get you focused on the content that matters.

Each intensive HSC holiday workshop is a valuable complement to your school studies. Students receive a solid induction into HSC exam technique, and critical subject-matter knowledge.


  • Response to new syllabus – our teachers are HSC veterans, with real knowledge of what examiners will be looking for in the all-new 2019 HSC syllabus.

  • Shorter, more accessible format – responding to public demand for shorter courses, we now offer all essential subject information in workshops of just one and two days each.

  • New, highly qualified tutors – each member of our newly expanded team is knowledgeable and effective, having helped countless students exceed their HSC potential.

Browse our courses below, and bookmark our Getting through your HSC guide on getting through this life-changing 13-month journey.

HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - Extension 1 (Part 3) (July)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This is the final course in a series of three Mathematics Extension 1 courses and focuses on the harder topics from the HSC Course. The program covers inverse functions, harder applications of calculus, the binomial distribution, and further probability. Study skills and examination techniques will also be emphasised. Other courses in this series include HSC Mathematics Preparation – Extension 1 (Part 1) (January) and HSC... [More]
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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - Extension 1 (Part 3) (July)

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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Henry IV Part 1'

HSC English. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This new one-day HSC English preparation course focuses on Shakespeare’s Henry IV Part 1 (1598) for Advanced Module B: Critical Study of Literature. Close analysis and discussion focuses on Henry IV Part 1's construction, content and language: its genre as both history and a morality play; its three plot strands; the play extempore as metatheatrical device; comic scenes; the use of doubles, foils and stock characters (including... [More]
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HSC English Advanced Preparation Course - Module B: 'Henry IV Part 1'

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Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

Years 10-12 study and essay skills. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This two-day Essay Writing course focuses on the essay form and related critical thinking, language and punctuation skills for students in Years 10 – 12. The course is relevant to a range of subjects that require the writing of essays for assignments and exams. We will study how to structure essays, organise ideas and information, and write in appropriate language for assignments and exam essays. There will... [More]
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Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

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Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

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Years 10-12 Course: Essay Writing

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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - 2 Unit (Part 3) (July)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This is the final course in a series of three Mathematics (2 Unit) courses and provides consolidation of the key content and skills from some demanding topics from the HSC Course. The course covers logarithmic & exponential functions, trigonometric functions and physical applications of calculus, including: rates of change, exponential growth & decay and the motion of a particle in a straight line. Study skills and examination... [More]
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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - 2 Unit (Part 3) (July)

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HSC Mathematics - 2 Unit Exam Preparation Course (September)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This HSC Exam Preparation course offers a wonderful opportunity to hone examination skills in order to maximise chances of success. The first half of the workshop will deal with identifying common types of Mathematics HSC Exam questions, reviewing past papers, and practising interpreting questions and planning responses. The presenter will also offer advice on examination technique and how to maximise exam results. The second... [More]
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HSC Mathematics - 2 Unit Exam Preparation Course (September)

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HSC Chemistry Preparation Course (Part 4) (September)

HSC Chemistry. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course provides consolidation of the key content and skills from Module 8 – Applying Chemical Ideas. There is a focus on those cognitive skills needed to access and apply chemical knowledge in an HSC assessment context. The workshops are activity based whereby students explore and apply chemical knowledge and skills using a combination of lectures, tutorials and problem-solving sessions with immediate feedback from... [More]
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HSC Chemistry Preparation Course (Part 4) (September)

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Year 10 Course: Preparing for Success

Years 10-12 study and essay skills. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course for Year 10 students provides an introduction to study, language and writing skills necessary for success in a wide range of subjects in Years 10 and 11, and the Higher School Certificate. The first session deals with study methods. It begins with a review of the essential elements within the compulsory course: HSC All My Own Work. The introduction to study methods then deals with procrastination... [More]
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Year 10 Course: Preparing for Success

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Year 10 Course: Preparing for Success

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HSC Mathematics - Standard 2 Exam Preparation Course (September)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This new HSC Exam Preparation course offers a wonderful opportunity to hone examination skills in order to maximise chances of success. The first half of the workshop will deal with identifying common types of Mathematics Standard HSC Exam questions, reviewing past papers (Mathematics General 2), and practising interpreting questions and planning responses. The presenter will also offer advice on examination technique and how... [More]
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HSC Mathematics - Standard 2 Exam Preparation Course (September)

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