L1 Digital Science

L1DISC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Walker

This course covers a range of Digital Science topics and is aimed at students with different levels of skills and knowledge of computer use. The course is designed to give students a basic level of skills and knowledge in order to achieve L1 credits and prepare them for L2 and beyond. 

Areas of learning include: Algorithms, programming and computational thinking.

This course will be assessed using Digital Technology Achievement standards. The assessment will require students to learn and develop new skills in order to apply them to solving problems. Assessment is a combination of internally and externally assessed standards.


Pathway

L2 Digital Science

Required Prior Learning

Open entry.


Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91877 v1 Digital Technologies 1.1 - Develop a proposal for a digital outcome
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91882 v1 Digital Technologies 1.6 - Develop a computer system
1
I
4
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. 91885 v1 Digital Technologies 1.9 - Demonstrate understanding of searching and sorting algorithms
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 91886 v1 Digital Technologies 1.10 - Demonstrate understanding of human computer interaction
1
E
3
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 20 credits.

Pathway Tags

Data Analyst, Security Consultant, Geospatial Specialist, Test Analyst, Intelligence Officer, Office Manager, Primary School Teacher, Health Services Manager, Information Technology Architect, Records Adviser, Electronics Trades Worker, Systems Administrator, Software Developer, Games Developer, Software Support Representative, Service Desk Technician, IT Support and Operations Manager, Systems Engineer, Test Analyst, Information System Project Manager, Clinical Informatics Analyst, Geographical Informatics Analyst