12COM

Level 2 Computer Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr C. Smith

This course offers students the opportunity to learn skills in computing. The content covered forms the foundation for level 3 computing.
Total credits: 18

You will learn to:
• develop understanding of concepts in computer science, including encryption and compression algorithms
• develop your problem solving skills using the technology process
• create an advanced website using HTML5 and CSS3
• plan and code a complex procedural programme using the Javascript programming language


Pathway

Recommended Prior Learning

Completed 11COM and have level 1 Literacy

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91373 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 2.46 - Construct an advanced computer program for a specified task
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91372 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 2.45 - Construct a plan for an advanced computer program for a specified task
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91371 v4
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 2.44 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced concepts from computer science
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91370 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 2.43 - Implement advanced procedures to produce a specified digital media outcome
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91369 v5
NZQA Info
Digital Technologies 2.42 - Demonstrate understanding of advanced concepts of digital media
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 18
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 8
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0