12DT

Level 2 Digital Technologies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms J. Syme

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The Year 12 Digital Technologies course covers Digital Media, Programming or databases, and Computer Science. Make the move from being a user of digital technologies to being a creator. If you like problem solving, being creative and finding out how things work, then this is the course for you.

Be a designer, creator and inventor of technology, not just the operator. Almost every career has a computing component in it now and this course will help future-proof job opportunities.

The Digital Media unit focuses on making websites and creating original, innovative images. We cover programming fundamentals using the free program Python. In Computer Science, find out how artificial intelligence will revolutionise our world, and encryption.

The course includes standards from the following areas:

Designing and Developing Digital Outcomes

Our course focuses on developing and making websites. Students can choose to do EITHER databases OR programming. 

Computational thinking for Digital Technologies

Standards from this area focus on programming with Python and Computer Science which includes artificial intelligence and encryption. 


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. Most jobs utilise Digital Technologies.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None required.

Recommended Prior Learning

No entrance requirement - just a great attitude and willingness to learn!

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91892 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.3 - Use advanced techniques to develop a database
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91893 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91896 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.7 - Use advanced programming techniques to develop a computer program
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91897 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.8 - Use advanced processes to develop a digital technologies outcome
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91898 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.9 - Demonstrate understanding of a computer science concept
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0