Digital Technology

Year 9 ICT

10 Weeks

This subject gives students a taster of topics covered in Year 10 upwards. It teaches students some of the basic computer skills required at high school and across the curriculum.

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Year 10 DIT

Full Year Option

This course is for students to learn a wide range of computer related topics and applications. Topics covered include:

  • MS Word
  • GIMP
  • Display
  • Introduction to Internet Research
  • MS Publisher
  • Graphics
  • MS PowerPoint
  • MS Excel
  • Research Project
  • Email
  • Animation

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Digital Technology

Digital Information Technology - Level 1

Full Year

Year 11

NCEA Level 1

This course is for students who are committed and motivated in learning digital technology topics leading onto Level 2 DIT.  Content is Achievement Standard based.

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Digital Information Technology - Level 2

Full Year

Year 12

NCEA Level 2

This course is for students who are committed and motivated in learning digital technology topics leading onto Level 3 DIT. Content is Achievement Standard based.

Prerequisite: Must have gained Merit in Achievement Standards or higher in Level 1 courses or capable of doing so.  At the discretion of the Curricular Leader.

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Digital Information Technology - Level 3

Full Year

Year 12

NCEA Level 2

This course is for students who are committed and motivated in learning computer topics leading onto tertiary studies and/or career pathways. Content is Achievement Standard based.

Prerequisite: Must have gained Merit in Achievement Standards or higher in Level 1 courses or capable of doing so. At the discretion of the Curricular Leader.

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Business Administration

Business Administration - Level 1

Full Year

Year 11

NCEA Level 1

Students who have little computer knowledge and want to up skill to improve their skills for all subjects.  It the following applications: MS Word, MS Publisher, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel.  This subject leads onto other Level 2 subjects in this department.

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Business Administration - Level 2

Full Year

Year 12 & 13

NCEA Level 2 & 3

Students who are committed and motivated to achieving the National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing Level 2.

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Business Administration - Level 3

Semester or Full Year

Year 13

NCEA Level 2 & 3

This course is for students who are committed and motivated to achieving the National Certificate in Business Administration and Computing Level 3.

Prerequisite: Must have completed some L2 Unit Standards in this domain.

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Computer Hardware & Software

PC Hardware and Software

Semester

Year 11, 12 & 13

NCEA Level 1 - 3

Focuses on developing computer hardware and software skills based on CISCO IT Essentials.

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Year 12 Assessment Schedule

Year 13 Assessment Schedule



Computer Studies

National Certificate in Computing - Level 2

Semester or Full Year

Year 12 or 13

NCEA Level 2 & 3

This course is for students who are committed and motivated in gaining the National Certificate in Computing Level 2.

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National Certificate in Computing - Level 3

Semester or Full Year

Year 13

NCEA Level 2 & 3

This course is for students who are committed and motivated in gaining the National Certificate in Computing Level 3.

Prerequisite: Must have achieved some L2 unit standards in this domain.

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Web Page Design

Introduction to Webpage Design

Full Year

Year 12 or 13

NCEA Level 2

This subject has been designed for students' who have an interest in the aspects of webpage design.  It covers learning the basics of XHTML and CSS coding.  Students' will design websites for scratch and edit images for inclusion with the content.

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National Certificate in Computing Level 3 - Webpage Design

Semester or Full Year

Year 13

NCEA Level 2 & 3

Students who have an interest in the aspects of webpage design.  Software used is Macromedia Dreamweaver and GIMP.  A client will be required for some assessment topics.  The National Certificate in Computing Level 3 can be achieved through this subject.

Prerequisite: Must have completed minimum US 25656.

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