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.

Year 11 Biology Revision Course (New Syllabus)

Year 11 (new syllabus). The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Modules 1-3: Cells as the Basis of Life; Organisation of Living Things; Biological Diversity This course is a part of the new Stage 6 Biology Syllabus and provides consolidation of the key content and skills from the three core modules: Cells as the Basis of Life, Organisation of Living Things and Biological Diversity. There is a focus on those cognitive skills needed to access and apply biological knowledge in an HSC... [More]
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Year 11 Biology Revision Course (New Syllabus)

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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - Advanced (Part 3) (July)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This new course is the third in a series of four Mathematics Advanced courses and provides consolidation of the key content and skills from specific topics in the HSC Course. The program integral calculus and modelling financial situations. Prerequisite skills from the Mathematics Advanced Preliminary course will be reviewed. Study skills and examination techniques will also be emphasised. Other courses in this series include... [More]
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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - Advanced (Part 3) (July)

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HSC Biology Preparation Course (Part 1) (January)

HSC Biology. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course provides consolidation of the key content and skills from the Heredity module. There is a focus on those cognitive skills needed to access and apply biological knowledge in an HSC assessment context workshops allow students to explore and apply biology knowledge and skills using a combination of lectures, tutorials and problem-solving sessions with feedback from teachers. Overall this course is designed to review key... [More]
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HSC Biology Preparation Course (Part 1) (January)

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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - Extension 1 (Part 1) (January)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This new course is the first in a series of four Mathematics Extension 1 courses and provides review of key content and skills from the Mathematics Extension 1 Preliminary course. It also covers initial concepts from the Mathematics Extension 1 HSC course. The topics addressed include introduction to vectors, further operations with vectors and proof by mathematical induction. Study skills and examination techniques will also... [More]
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HSC Mathematics Preparation Course - Extension 1 (Part 1) (January)

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HSC Physics Preparation Course (Part 1) (January)

HSC Physics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course provides consolidation of the key content and skills from Module 5 – Advanced Mechanics. There is a focus on those cognitive skills needed to access and apply chemical knowledge in an HSC assessment context and the higher order thinking needed to push student achievement into Band 6. The workshops are activity based whereby students explore and apply physics knowledge and skills using a combination of lectures,... [More]
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HSC Physics Preparation Course (Part 1) (January)

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HSC Chemistry Preparation Course (Part 1) (January)

HSC Chemistry. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This course provides consolidation of the key content and skills from Module 5 – Equilibrium and Acid Reactions. 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 Mathematics Preparation Course - Extension 1 (Part 3) (July)

HSC Mathematics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. This new course is the third in a series of four Mathematics Extension 1 courses and focuses on the harder topics from the Mathematics Extension 1 HSC Course. The program covers the binomial distribution and projectile motion. 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 Mathematics Preparation –... [More]
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HSC Economics Preparation Course (Part 1) (January)

HSC Economics. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Globalisation and Australia’s Place in the Global Economy including Balance of Payments This course will revise the key components of HSC Economics Topic 1 – The Global Economy, introduce the key themes of HSC Economics Topic 2 – Australia’s Place in the Global Economy, and investigate some of the pitfalls associated with answering examination questions in Economics. Specific attention will be given to the characteristics of... [More]
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HSC Business Studies Preparation Course (Part 1) (January)

HSC Business Studies. The smart way to prepare for your HSC. Business Operations and Marketing This course will revise the key components of HSC Business Studies Topic 1 – Operations and part of HSC Business Studies Topic 2 – Marketing, and investigate some of the pitfalls associated with answering examination questions in Business Studies. Specific attention for HSC Topic 1- Operations examines how effective operations management is crucial to deliver an efficient and quality... [More]
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HSC Business Studies Preparation Course (Part 1) (January)

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