L1COMP

NCEA Level 1 Computer Studies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Malaitai

An interesting and challenging course, in which students will learn to create computer programs to solve authentic problems and understand computer science concepts such as searching and sorting algorithms, or file compression. Students will learn how these apply to real world contexts. Students will also learn about the inner workings of computers and software, and development processes used in industry.

Qualification:

NCEA Level 1 Computing

 

Course Description:

This subject introduces student to the topic of computing and teaches them the skills to participate in an Information Technology society.  It also teaches them valuable and essential skills that can be transferred to many other fields of learning

 

This course leads to:

NCEA Level 2

 

Vocational Pathways:

Creative Industries, Manufacturing and Technology

 

Special Costs:

Standard NZQA fees apply only.

 


 

 

 



Pathway

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 17 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91880 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.4 - Develop a digital media outcome
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91883 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.7 - Develop a computer program
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91884 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.8 - Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome
6
6
6
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91886 v1
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 1.10 - Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 17
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 13
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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