Teacher in Charge: Ms A. RamRecommended Prior Learning
This course is designed for students who have an interest in programming. L1 Merit or Excellence in AS91883 or approval from the HOD. Exclusions: One standard offered in this course is also offered in 12DTG.
Students doing this course will learn to program in Python which is the language of choice of most New Zealand universities. You will also learn animation and image manipulation. These modern skills are becoming increasingly desirable in the workplace.
This course should be taken by students wishing to gain understanding of computer programming and image manipulation as well as students wanting to continue on to further studies in Computer Science. This course links to the Creative Industries and the Technology Sectors and encompasses these sector related careers: Computer programmer, website developer, database administrator, software engineer, computer technician, network manager, computer scientist, electronics engineer.
Software Developer, Electronics Engineer, Microbiologist, Telecommunications Engineer, Telecommunications Technician, Industrial Designer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Systems Administrator, Information Technology Architect, Game Developer, Network Administrator