Teacher in Charge: Ms A. RamRecommended Prior Learning
Ideally students would have gained 10 credits from L2 PAD standards, otherwise approval of the HOD is needed. One Standard offered in this course is also offered in 13DTG.
Students doing this course will learn to program in Python which is the language of choice of most New Zealand universities.
This course should be taken by students wishing to gain an understanding of computer programming and animation as well as students wanting to continue on to further studies in Computer Science. Students with good achievement in AS91907 and AS91098 will be allowed to progress to a paper at Auckland University. 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, and electronics engineer.
Software Developer, Electronics Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Systems Administrator, Information Technology Architect, Game Developer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Security Analyst, Security Consultant