DTY2
This course requires 2 options.

NCEA L2 Digital Technology

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs N. Searle

This is a full-year course. It further develops the students’ ability to create a digital product based on a brief for a client, using project management tools successfully and iteratively improving the outcome.

This course opens the way to a wide variety of careers and interests. The achievement standards contribute to awards in creative industries, manufacturing and technology and services industries vocational pathways

This is a general course designed for those planning to progress in business computing or tertiary study. It focuses on desktop publishing, developing a website, programming with Python and the computer science of error control.

There is a huge shortage of basic IT skills in the workforce. Students who wish to further their computing skills are in high demand in the workforce.

Coding has become a significant way of learning with students using many different programming software tools to solve real life problems. Students who wish to go to study Computer Science at University can discover rewarding and well-paid careers.

Innovative use of digital technology to support learning in secondary education is being driven by a changing world and an emerging awareness of the importance of addressing the needs of all learners. Technology rich environments enable teachers to develop personalised, accessible, relevant, and high-quality learning opportunities that improve student engagement and achievement.



Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91893 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
4
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
6
6
6
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
6
6
6
6
6
6
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
3
3
3
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: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 3
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Pathway Tags

Information Technology Manager, Technical Writer, Energy and Chemical Plant Operator, Helicopter Pilot, Animator/Digital Artist, Accounts Officer, Administration Officer, Copywriter, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Product Assembler, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Patternmaker, Building Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technician, Archivist, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Film and Video Editor, Medical Physicist, Sound Technician, Tailor/Dressmaker, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Naval Architect, Film/Television Camera Operator, Civil Engineer, Clinical Coder, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Quantity Surveyor, Dairy Farmer, Editor, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Systems Administrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Personal Assistant, Information Technology Architect, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Game Developer, Landscape Architect, Librarian, Library Assistant, Locksmith, Security Officer/Guard, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Office Manager, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Parking Officer, Payroll Officer, Photographer, Printer, Real Estate Agent, Signmaker, User Experience Designer, Intelligence Officer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Data Analyst, Scrum Master, Garment Technician, Dairy Herd Manager, Dairy Farm Manager, Sharemilker, Epidemiologist,