Learning Continuum of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Capability

This element involves students managing and operating ICT to investigate, create and communicate.

Students apply technical knowledge and skills to select, use and troubleshoot appropriate digital technologies. They develop an understanding of hardware and software components, and operations of appropriate ICT systems, including their functions, processes, procedures and devices. Students apply technical knowledge and skills to efficiently and securely manage and maintain digital data. In developing and acting with ICT capability, students:

  • select and use hardware and software
  • understand ICT systems
  • manage digital data.

Level 4

Typically by the end of Year 6, students:

Select and use hardware and software

select from, and safely operate, a range of devices to undertake specific tasks and use basic troubleshooting procedures to solve routine malfunctions

Understand ICT systems

identify, compare and classify basic ICT system components

Manage digital data

manage and maintain data on different storage mediums – locally and on networks