HEA3

Level 3 Health

Course Description

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).

Delivery Mode

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 Learning

NCEA Level 2 Health Education or equivalent.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91464 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91463 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91462 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91461 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 19
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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.