Otumoetai College Otumoetai College

L1 Digital Technologies - Creative Design

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr G. Atvars.

Required Prior Learning

Entry is open.

This course introduces a wide range of Digital Technology topics centre around the creation of Digital Media and how its associated tools can be utilised to solve problems using the Technology Process Model. This course looks at Advanced Computer Graphics and the related topics of digital design including 2D and 3D annimation 

Students need to be self‐motivated, as the work is based on portfolio work. InDesign, Photoshop, Animate, Blender and Illustrator are the basic software systems used. All students will develop an appreciation of Digital Design elements and how to create and manipulate them.

This course will be assessed to Digital Technology Achievement Standards. Assessment requires students to prove that they have learnt new skills and can use them to solve problems. Assessment is a combination of internally and externally assessed standards. L1DTCD students will have the opportunity to gain up to 15 credits at L1.

Learning Areas:

Accounting / Business / Digital Technologies

Assessment Procedures

L2 Digital Technologies - Creative Design

Career Pathways

Animator/Digital Artist, Advertising Specialist, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Film and Video Editor, Graphic Designer, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Signmaker, Marketing Specialist