NCEA Level 1 Digital Information Technology
Teacher in Charge: B. Molyneux
It is important that we produce those who both use and understand technology. To that end this course blends Programing, and the use, understanding and development of common workplace tools such as the ubiquitous spreadsheet and database applications. The emphasis is on problem solving and fitness for purpose.
- Digital Information - word processing, spreadsheets, database development;
- Digital Media - digital image manipulation, desktop publishing;
- Programing - website development and coding with Python; and
- Planning and designing digital solutions that are fit for purpose.
Content will vary depending on cohort. Course will be tailored to group interests.
This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.
Recommended Prior Learning
Students must have studied Digital Technology at Year 10 and passed both assessments therein.
This course needs to be taken if you intend continuing with this subject at Level 2 (Year 12).
Total Credits Available: 21 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.
Accountant, Accounts Officer, Advertising, Auditor, Biomedical Engineer, Business Analyst, Computer Support Technician, Contact Centre Worker, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Database/Systems Administrator, Electronics Engineer, Energy Auditor, Financial Adviser, Financial Dealer, Game Developer, Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Architect, Information and Communication Technology Manager, Loss Adjuster, Management Consultant, Manager Marketing, Mortgage Broker, Network Administrator, Network Engineer, Procurement Manager, Production Manager, Programmer, Real Estate Agent, Sales and Marketing, Software Architect, Systems Administrator, Telecommunications Engineer, Tertiary Lecturer, Test Analyst, Web Designer, Web Developer, Website Administrator,
For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.