Advanced Systems Robotics Academy

Age Range: Grades 6 to 12

Prerequisite: Suitable for students who have a keen interest in open source technologies and advanced systems. No prior experience required. Good behaviour in the classroom is expected as students in this academy have a high level of interest in exploring technologies.

The Advanced Systems Academy takes robotics to a higher level and is most suited for students who are interested in mechatronics, robotics and technology and who are looking at exploring mechatronics and robotics in their high school years in preparation for university. No prior experience is required but students are required to participate fully and willing to work with others as a team.

In the Advanced Systems Academy, students will be working with advanced robotics systems such as circuits, electronics, Arduino based systems and Vex Robotics.

The Android-powered robotics platform can be controlled by mobile phones and uses JAVA as the programming language, which is a useful and highly sought after programming skills to attain. With the Android based platform, students will learn and become skilled in technologies which are in demand now.

The JAVA programming language is among the most popular in use today and us the basis for many advanced placement courses. Students also learn about the engineering drive Vex Robotics system and Robot C.

Get ready now for the future you are aiming for. To maximize the learning of all of these systems, it is recommended that students remain part of the academy for at least a year.

Advanced Systems Academy Details Term 1, 2018:

Start Date: Wednesday,  31 January 2018

End Date: Wednesday , 28 March 2018

Session time: Wednesdays,  6.00 pm to 7.30 pm

Venue: Forest Hill College,  178 – 180 Mahoneys Road , Burwood East, VIC

Cost: $310 per term, per student

BYOD: This is a BYOD program where students are expected to bring their own Windows (only) laptop to the weekly sessions .

Advanced Systems Academy Program Renewals

  • Academy program renewals for subsequent terms are done online only at our store.
  • Fees can be paid anytime during the current term for the next term before the due date. Places are allocated on a first come first served basis every term. We advise parents to book the next term early to secure a place. No action is required if the student is not renewing.


Innovate Technology and Robotics Academy conducts mandatory professional development courses for our instructors, hence the last week of every term is dedicated to that. No sessions for students will be held on the last week of every term. Please refer to the Academy Calendar for make up lessons and session changes.

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