Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Creighton
Students are introduced to a range of skills and knowledges across a range of Digital Technologies and will apply them to a personal project. Assessment is related directly to the evidence produced by a student while completing a project. Students are encouraged to help each other with learning technical skills, and will prepare them for courses in senior classes.
Areas covered are:
Students will develop a wider skill set in:
This is a Year 10 optional course.
tudents have access to Laser cutters, 3d Printers and CNC machining.
NCEA Level 1 Digital Technologies - Computer and Electrical Engineering, NCEA Level 1 Digital Technologies - Interactive Game Design, NCEA Level 1 Digital Technologies - Product & Digital Design, NCEA Level 1 Digital Technologies - Software Engineering and Computer Science, NCEA Level 1 Practical ComputingCareer Pathways
Software Developer, Electronics Engineer, Biomedical Engineer, Fabrication Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Civil Engineering Technician/Draughtsperson, Electrical Engineering Technician, Information Technology Architect, Environmental Engineer, Animator/Digital Artist, Business Analyst, Architectural Technician, Art Director (Film, Television or Stage), Fashion Designer, Graphic Designer, Interior Designer, Industrial Designer, Game Developer, User Experience DesignerContributions and Equipment/Stationery
There will be an approximate $25.00 cost for consumables used in the course.
Burnside High School may change any costs, courses or standards offered without notice.