Level 1, 2 and 3 Digital Technology/Computing
None, however, Middle School Digital Technology is recommended
This course will give students skills in designing and developing digital outcomes which will be able to be applied in future study and employment. Through the below topics students will also look at digital citizenship, ethical issues and considerations, knowledge of file management and computer systems. Students will be able to put together an individualised programme of learning that meets their needs and ability.
- Digital Solutions – Using the Microsoft Office Suite of programs students will learn applications for spreadsheets, databases, text and word processing, basic computer programming and markup language for website coding.
- Digital Design – Using Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign students will learn to create digital documents to industry standard, using good design principles.
Students will have the opportunity to gain between 15-20 Level 2 credits. Each student will create an individual learning pathway and can be assessed by a variety of Industry Unit Standards.
An Achievement Standard course is also available (see Mrs Davies for information)
|Number||Title||I or E*||Credits|
|Year 11/12||Level 2|
|US 2780||Demonstrate and apply knowledge of a personal computer system (Level 1)||I||3|
|US 2781||Manage and protect data in a personal computer||I||3|
|US 2784||Create and use a simple computer spreadsheet to solve a problem||I||3|
|US 2786||Create and use a computer database to solve a problem||I||3|
|US 2788||Produce desktop published documents to meet a set brief||I||5|
|US 25656||Create a website using a mark-up language to meet a set brief||I||3|
|US 111||Use a word processor to produce documents for a business or organisation||I||5|
|US 107||Apply text processing skills to produce communications in a business or organisational context||I||5|
|US 12883||Enter and manage text for generic text and information management (Level 1)||I||4|
|US 12884||Create electronic documents and mange a file for generic text and information management||I||3|
|US 12885||Create and enhance electronic documents combining text and images for generic text and information managements||I||4|
|Year 13||Level 3|
|US 25657||Create a website for a stakeholder using a mark-up language||I||6|
|US 2787||Create and use a computer database to provide a solution for organisation use||I||6|
|US 2785||Create a computer spreadsheet to provide a solution for organisation use||I||5|
|US 2789||Produce desktop published documents for organisation use||I||6|
|US 12886||Customise software features and create document templates for generic text and information management||I||6|
I or E * = Internal or external assessments
Contact: Mrs G Davies