This module sets out essential concepts and skills relating to the use of computational thinking
and coding to create simple computer programs.
Understand key concepts relating to computing and the typical
activities involved in creating a program.
Understand and use computational thinking techniques like
problem decomposition, pattern recognition, abstraction and
algorithms to analyse a problem and develop solutions.
Write, test and modify algorithms for a program using flowcharts
Understand key principles and terms associated with coding and
the importance of well-structured and documented code.
Understand and use programming constructs like variables, data
types, and logic in a program.
Improve efficiency and functionality by using iteration, conditional
statements, procedures and functions, as well as events and
commands in a program.
Test and debug a program and ensure it meets requirements
Covers the key skills and main concepts relating to computational thinking and coding.
Certifies best practice in computational thinking and coding.
Introduces concepts and skills that are essential for anyone interested in developing specialised IT skills.
Assists in developing generic problem solving skills that are useful for everyone.
Developed with input from subject matter experts and practising computing professionals from around the
world. This process ensures the relevance and range of module content.