Level 2 Digital Technologies

12DIT
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr E. Mc Intyre

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES – YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
CODE: 12DIT
You will cover the knowledge and skills in a similar way to the Level 1 course. The course consists of the following:
• Theory-based research where you will explore aspects of hardware and software advantages of using different computer applications for completing different tasks
• Practical-based ‘digital media’ where you will explore digital media outcomes such as graphics, web page design and document design.

Students will continue on from ideas explored at Level 1 which looked at solving problems and providing solutions to given scenarios. You will specialise more in game development, 3D animation, software programming, database programming, and app development.
Resources Required: Earphones or Headphones.

For further information see: Ms Strydom


Pathway

Level 3 Digital Technologies

Entry Requirements

12DIT is only available to students who have completed the 11DIT course and who have attained NCEA Level 1.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 2781 v11 Manage and protect data in a personal computer
2
I
3
U.S. 2784 v8 Create and use a computer spreadsheet to solve a problem
2
I
3
U.S. 2788 v9 Produce desktop published documents to meet a set brief
2
I
5
U.S. 26744 v3 Produce a media application for use on a communication device to meet a set brief
2
I
5
U.S. 29781 v1 Use the internet and common digital devices and software to gather information and connect with other users and devices
2
I
7
A.S. 91891 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.2 - Apply conventions to develop a design for a digital technologies outcome
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91892 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.3 - Use advanced techniques to develop a database
2
I
4
A.S. 91893 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 34 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 34 credits.

Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Administration Officer, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Product Assembler, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Patternmaker, Building Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technician, Archivist, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Artist, Film and Video Editor, Medical Physicist, Sound Technician, Tailor/Dressmaker, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Naval Architect, Mechanical Engineer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Delivery Driver, Civil Engineer, Insurance Claims Officer, Clinical Coder, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Conservator, Quantity Surveyor, Technical Writer, 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, Joiner, 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, Wood Processing Worker, Signmaker, Travel Agent/Adviser, User Experience Designer, Intelligence Officer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Data Analyst, Scrum Master, Garment Technician


Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.