Health L3

13HEALTH
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: S. Mortimer

Health education covers broad and diverse topics, which aim to improve critical thinking around current issues relating to health. Students explore in depth the underlying concepts: attitudes and values, hauora/well-being, health promotion and the socio ecological perspective. Students learn about their own position on issues and explore others opinions by applying the underlying concepts. 

 

Vocational Pathway: Primary Industries, Social and Community Services, Services Industries. 

 

This course can lead to: careers as a Teacher, Counsellor, Nurse, Special Education Teacher, Psychologist, Social Worker, Youth Worker, Police Officer, Ambulance Officer, Community Worker and Health Sciences.

 

For more information, please see Head of Health & PE Mrs Lemon


Recommended Prior Learning

HoL Approval


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2 Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91462 v2 Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91463 v2 Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91464 v2 Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91465 v2 Health 3.5 - Evaluate models for health promotion
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 24

* Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.

Total Credits Available: 24 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Pathway Tags

Teacher, Counsellor, Optician, Chiropractor, Nurse, Special Education Teacher, Tertiary Lecturer, Social Worker, Youth Worker, Police Officer, Trainer, Ambulance Officer, Community Worker