NCEA Level 1 Computer Studies

L1COMP
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

NCEA Level 2 Computer Studies

Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91880 v1 Digital Technologies 1.4 - Develop a digital media outcome
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 91883 v1 Digital Technologies 1.7 - Develop a computer program
1
I
4
A.S. 91884 v1 Digital Technologies 1.8 - Use basic iterative processes to develop a digital outcome
1
I
6
Y
A.S. 91886 v1 Digital Technologies 1.10 - Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction
1
E
3
Y
Total Credits

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