11DT

Level 1 Digital Technologies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Herder.

The Year 11 Digital Technologies course offers a unique opportunity to dive into the dynamic fields of Computer Science and Web Design and Development. 

  • This NCEA Level 1 course is open entry, allowing you to experience success without prior study in Year 10.
  • Explore computer science using the Python programming language to design and write algorithms that solve everyday problems. Python is a powerful and friendly programming language that developers across the globe love to use. It's known for being easy to understand and write, is one of the most popular programming languages used every day all over the world. 
  • Develop a digital media outcome, such as a website for a client, using HTML and CSS. Learning HTML and CSS will not only allow you to create stunning and functional websites but also open doors to a career in web development.

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry. If you like problem solving, being creative and finding out how things work, then this is the course for you.

Pathway

web developer, computer games developer, software developer, systems analyst, computer games tester, IT trainer, database administrator, computer service and repair technician, electronics engineer, programmer, digital marketing, Ecommerce, graphic design, social media marketing, computer scientist, machine learning engineer, secretary.

Career Pathways

Assessment Information

These standards are subject to change at the discretion of the HOLA.

Credit Information

You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 92004 v2
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.1 - Create a computer program
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 92005 v3
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.2 - Develop a digital technologies outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 92006 v2
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of usability in human-computer interfaces
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 92007 v3
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.4 - Design a digital technologies outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

  • meeting any course entry requirements
  • minimum class sizes
  • the availability of teaching staff

and the final decision is at the discretion of the Head of Learning Area for that subject.