Rio Tinto (Brisbane)

Welcome to Rio Tinto (Brisbane) Corporate School Holiday programs!

Rio Tinto (Brisbane) is proud to deliver a “Bring your kids to work” with a difference. Teach them essential 21st Century skills like problem-solving and creative thinking over an engaging and fun vacation care program, all scheduled from the comfort of our Brisbane offices.

We’ve selected some amazing workshops – scroll below to find out more, or to enrol your child, please click the sign up button and select the relevant course. 

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AVAILABLE IN-PERSON
7 - 12 years
Grades 2 - 6

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This course includes

Coding & Robotics courses by Junior Engineers at Rio Tinto (Brisbane)

Our Corporate Coding workshops are designed to make it easy for you to find holiday care, without leaving the office!  Plus you can spend your lunch break with your little one for more quality time together. Here's some info on the action-packed programs scheduled for Rio Tinto (Brisbane) this holidays - full to the brim with hands-on learning.

To enrol: Please use click the sign up button and select your chosen course. This program is limited to staff of Rio Tinto (Brisbane), please ensure you use your corporate Rio Tinto email address to access this class

Minecraft Education Aqua Mode
2 Day Program Monday 8 & Tuesday 9 April
Attention all Aqua adventurers! Learn to code with Minecraft Aqua Mode, designed to teach students the fundamentals of drag and drop coding with Minecraft Education.

Time: 8:30am drop off, 4:30pm pick up
Ages: 7-12 
Cost: $260

Arcade Game Development 
2 Day Program Monday 8 & Tuesday 9 April
Did you love Arcade Games like Space Invaders growing up? Does your child love gaming? Well, why not empower them to code and create their own games! Your kids will love our fun and engaging Arcade Game Development course.

Time: 8:30am drop off, 4:30pm pick up
Ages: 7-12 
Cost: $260

Computer Requirements

MINITENDO
Students are required to bring their own laptop (Windows or Mac), power cord and mouse. Please note iPads/tablets/chromebooks are not supported for this course. Please note that your computer must have a standard USB port or relevant adaptor.

Please note; if you are not proficient with using a laptop trackpad, you will still need to bring your own MOUSE.
If you would like to save work to take home, please also bring along a USB.

MINECRAFT
Students are required to bring their own device and power cord. Accepted devices include laptops (Windows, Mac) and iPads/Tablets. If students are using an iPad, we highly recommend you also bring a detachable keyboard (Bluetooth tethered).
If your child is not proficient with using a laptop trackpad, please bring your own MOUSE.  If you would like to save work to take home, please also bring along a USB. 

Minecraft Education provides minimum recommended system requirements for Windows, Mac, iPad and Android devices. It is highly recommended that students’ device specifications are well above these requirements, as older slower devices can struggle with processing speed.   
For current requirements: https://educommunity.minecraft.net/hc/en-us/articles/360047556591 

Installation Details

MINITENDO
Prior to class please download the software platform as follows:
MakeCode Arcade offline editor – download here  https://arcade.makecode.com/offline-app 

MINECRAFT
Minecraft Education user logins are included with the cost of this course. Please download and install Minecraft Education to your child’s device before attending the class. 
Please download Minecraft Education here: https://education.minecraft.net/get-started/download 

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