Basic


In senior Technology programmes, the term “basic[2]” is used to identify curriculum level 6 (NCEA Level 1) specialist knowledge and skills. Further explanation can be found in the explanatory notes of the subject specific standards. The progression is from “basic” (curriculum level 6) to “advanced[1]” (curriculum level 7) through to “complex[3]” (curriculum level 8).

Terms definitions
1. advanced. In senior Technology programmes, the term “advanced” is used to identify curriculum level 7 (NCEA Level 2) specialist knowledge and skills. Further explanation can be found in the explanatory notes of the subject specific standards. The progression is from “basic” (curriculum level 6) to “advanced” (curriculum level 7) through to “complex” (curriculum level 8).
2. basic. In senior Technology programmes, the term “basic” is used to identify curriculum level 6 (NCEA Level 1) specialist knowledge and skills. Further explanation can be found in the explanatory notes of the subject specific standards. The progression is from “basic” (curriculum level 6) to “advanced” (curriculum level 7) through to “complex” (curriculum level 8).
3. complex. In senior Technology programmes, the term “complex” is used to identify curriculum level 8 (NCEA Level 3) specialist knowledge and skills. Further explanation can be found in the explanatory notes of the subject specific standards. The progression is from “basic” (curriculum level 6) to “advanced” (curriculum level 7) through to “complex” (curriculum level 8).