Computer Applications L2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: D. Gemmell

Course Highlights:  Students will further develop their skills in information communication technologies.  Including the common office applications, Word Processing, Spread sheets, Desktop publishing and Databases.  Web Design will be approached graphically using Photoshop elements.  Student will further their ability to design and construct a web outcome using advanced procedures, using a variety of programming languages such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript and PHP. 


Vocational Pathways: Manufacturing and Technology, Creative Industries, Construction and Infrastructure.


This course can lead to:  Students will be able to use computers effectively and understand how programs perform specific functions.  Students will be able to apply basic planning skills and problem solve common user problems with computer applications.  This is an essential subject for all students looking to work in any non-labour industry as computer technology is prolific and embedded in modern communications.


For more information, please see Ms D Gemmell

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 16678 v5 Key in text at 25 words per minute (wpm)
A.S. 91890 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.1 - Conduct an inquiry to propose a digital technologies outcome
A.S. 91892 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.3 - Use advanced techniques to develop a database
A.S. 91893 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.4 - Use advanced techniques to develop a digital media outcome
A.S. 91899 v1 Digital Technologies and Hangarau Matihiko 2.10 - Present a summary of developing a digital outcome
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

Animator/Digital Artist, Administration Officer, Copywriter, Sales and Marketing Manager, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Product Assembler, Business Analyst, Software Developer, Patternmaker, Building Surveyor, Architect, Architectural Technician, Archivist, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Artist, Film and Video Editor, Medical Physicist, Sound Technician, Tailor/Dressmaker, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Naval Architect, Mechanical Engineer, Film/Television Camera Operator, Delivery Driver, Civil Engineer, Insurance Claims Officer, Clinical Coder, Cutter, Fashion Designer, Sewing Machinist, Journalist, Graphic Designer, Communications Professional, Telecommunications Engineer, Information Technology Helpdesk/Support Technician, Information Technology Manager, Conservator, Quantity Surveyor, Technical Writer, Dairy Farmer, Editor, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Systems Administrator, Graphic Pre-press Worker, Personal Assistant, Information Technology Architect, Media Producer, Production Assistant (Film, Television, Radio or Stage), Game Developer, Landscape Architect, Joiner, Librarian, Library Assistant, Locksmith, Security Officer/Guard, Refrigeration/Air-conditioning Technician, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Office Manager, Pulp and Paper Mill Operator, Parking Officer, Payroll Officer, Photographer, Printer, Real Estate Agent, Wood Processing Worker, Signmaker, Travel Agent/Adviser, User Experience Designer, Intelligence Officer, Test Analyst, Network Administrator, Geospatial Specialist, Security Analyst, Penetration Tester, Security Consultant, Data Analyst, Scrum Master, Garment Technician, Dairy Herd Manager, Dairy Farm Manager, Sharemilker