Level 1 Digital Technology

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Dewhurst

Entry Guidelines

Experience of basic programming using Javascript, and the writing of HTML/CSS markup language is essential. An understanding of the Technology practice in the development of a digital outcome is also desirable.

The course is broadly broken into two areas Developing Digital Outcomes (3DO)and Computational Thinking (CT)

Students will first be exploring the issue of Road Safety and develop a responsive website to help learner drivers understand the rules of the road. The first aspect of this process will be the development of a conceptual design for the proposed outcome. This must show the content layout and color scheme . A practical exploration of sorting and searching algorithms will be started in Term 3 as the first computer science topic for which a written report is required. The second computer science topic is the how data is compressed this requires a written report. The last assessment is an external examination about  Human Computer Interaction (HCI). This is explored and applied through a range of evaluation activities in preparation for external examination done in examination week. All strands of this course will be continued the following year. 

Term 1 – Develop a website to support an aspect of Road Safety

Term 2 - Exploring and understanding algorithms

Term 3 - Compression of data

Term 3 –  Human Computer Interaction

There will be a course contribution of $15 for the year.




Level 2 Digital Technology

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 course consumables, electronics components, licensing software, resources.

Pathway Tags

Accountant, Accounts Officer, Auditor, Debt Collector, Finance Manager, Financial Adviser, Financial Dealer, Payroll Officer, Mortgage Broker, Actuary, Energy Auditor, Real Estate Agent, Business Analyst, Computer Support Technician, Database/Systems Administrator, Game Developer, Information and Communication Technology Manager, Network Engineer, Programmer, Software Architect, Test Analyst, Web Designer, Web Developer, Website Administrator, Telecommunications Engineer, Administration Officer, Contact Centre Worker, Customs/Freight Broker, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Office Manager, Personal Assistant, Receptionist, Records Adviser, Secretary, Animator, Artist, Photographer, Artistic Director, Teaching, Illustrator, Product Design, Fashion Design, Textiles, Architect, Interior Design, Video Game Design, Web Design, Film and Video Editor, Information Systems, Engineer, Software Developer, Small Business Owner, Website Developer, Website Manage, Research and Development, Product and Support, E-Comme, Advertising, Biomedical Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Architect, Loss Adjuster, Management Consultant, Manager Marketing, Network Administrator, Procurement Manager, Production Manager, Sales and Marketing, Systems Administrator, Tertiary Lecturer, Game Developer


An individual course will only run if sufficient students are accepted into the course.

All approvals for courses through this system are subject to satisfactory achievement in remaining internal standards and external examinations. Course Confirmation Day will run at the start of next year, where final approval for each course will be confirmed.