Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Level 1 Digital Technologies

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr A. Jefferson.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Digital Technologies is recommended

Are you interested in working in sports? medicine? music? agriculture? law? education? No matter your career pathway you are going to have to solve problems using computers, and that's what this course is all about - developing skills using digital devices to solve real world problems. This subject isn't just for geeks who want to sit in front of a computer all day - if you want to be able to work with others and help people by using computer technology this course is for you!

There are three main areas covered:
· digital information (use of tools such as databases to manage information)
· programming and computer science (understanding how digital devices work and how to control them)
· digital media (creating a website including some original content)

Learning Areas:

Hangarau - Technology


Level 2 Digital Technologies

Career Pathways

Software Developer, Graphic Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Technical Writer, Systems Administrator, Information Technology Architect, Game Developer, User Experience Designer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Scrum Master