St Mary’s College (Wellington) St Mary’s College (Wellington)

Level 1 Digital Technologies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Herder.

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.

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.

Learning Areas:


Assessment Information

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


Level 2 Digital Technologies

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

Product Assembler, Building Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technician, Archivist, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Film and Video Editor, Medical Physicist, Sound Technician, Auditor, Electronics Engineer, Automotive Electrician, Biomedical Engineer, Meteorologist, Fashion Designer, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Engineering Machinist, Glass Processor, Locksmith, Recycler/Dismantler, Chemist, Animator/Digital Artist, Cook, Mining Engineer, Accountant, Accounts Officer, Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Office Administrator, Finance Manager, Receptionist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Aeroplane Pilot, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, Business Analyst, Actor, Survey Technician, Patternmaker, Tailor/Dressmaker, Emergency Management Officer, Cutter, Corrections Officer, Systems Administrator, Personal Assistant, Early Childhood Teacher, Economist, Landscape Architect, Geospatial Specialist, Penetration Tester, Garment Technician, Software Developer, Game Developer, Recreation Co-ordinator, Data Analyst


All subject selections are provisional only and are subject to:

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