NCEA Level 3 Digital Information Technology

13DIT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: B. Molyneux

It is important that we produce those who both use and understand technology. To that end this course blends programming, and the use, understanding and development of common workplace tools such as database and research applications. The emphasis is on problem solving and fitness for purpose.

Standards assessed will vary depending on cohort and tailored to group interests.

  • Digital Information - word processing, spreadsheets, database development;
  • Digital Media - digital image manipulation, desktop publishing;
  • Programing - website development and coding with Python;
  • Planning and designing digital solutions that are fit for purpose; and
  • Problem-solving.

This course is a University Entrance approved subject.


Recommended Prior Learning

Completion of Year 12 DIT with at least 14 credits.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91900 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.1 - Conduct a critical inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
3
I
6
Y
A.S. 91905 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.6 - Use complex techniques to develop a network
3
I
4
A.S. 91906 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.7 - Use complex programming techniques to develop a computer program
3
I
6
A.S. 91907 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.8 - Use complex processes to develop a digital technologies outcome
3
I
6
A.S. 91908 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 3.9 - Analyse an area of computer science
3
E
3
Y
3w
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 25 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 22 credits.

Pathway Tags

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


Disclaimer

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.