Level 3 Health
What is Health Education?
In Health Education students consider their well-being, attitudes and values, and work towards promoting the health of their community. Students have the opportunity to participate in a range of tasks, including considering ways to keep themselves safe in a variety of situations, and learning effective ways to communicate to help develop healthy relationships.
What this course involves
This course follows on from HP2000 and is often essential for students intending to continue with Health Education courses at tertiary institutions. In Health education students have the opportunity to explore health issues, such as a New Zealand and an overseas health issue, evaluate health practices and analyse an ethical issue. The Health Education topics offer 19 credits towards NCEA Level 3. There are 3 internal standards worth 14 credits and 1 external standard, worth 5 credits. These Health Education topics also offer 19 Literacy credits. To gain course endorsement or entry to a tertiary institution you will need to complete 14 credits in Health Education (which includes an exam).
This is an online course, so access to a computer and broadband internet is essential. Read more on our website at www.tekura.school.nz
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
This is an online course, so access to a computer and broadband internet is essential.
Recommended Prior LearningNCEA Level 2 Health Education or equivalent.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
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.