IT Jargon please: newbies and other skill levels

  Stymied 17:57 05 Sep 2004
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I'm drawing up a self-assessment sheet (of their computer skills) for some Year 7s, (i.e. 11 year olds) and I'd prefer to avoid descriptors like "level 1" and "level 2". I'm after something a bit cooler.

Can anyone tell me if there are any terms that could be used for the next levels up from "newbie"? I'm sure they exist, but it's been a long weekend and I can't think of any. I'm looking, ideally, for terms which, like newbie, originate in IT jargon.

I am going to need four levels, by the way, but I'd be grateful to anyone who comes up with just one suggestion.

Cheers.

  Arthur Scrimshaw 18:07 05 Sep 2004

Can't think of the middle ones, but top is 'Geek'

  GANDALF <|:-)> 18:12 05 Sep 2004

bit, byte, megabyte, gigabyte.

G

  Stymied 18:26 05 Sep 2004

This board never fails! Even when it's not a techie issue. Thank you both. Great responses. I'm impressed.

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 18:29 05 Sep 2004

Athlon Barton Celeron Duron

  sat481 23:32 07 Sep 2004

Why not try

Beginner
Novice
Expert
Amateur

Sat

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