Level 2 Health

HEA2
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 HP1000 and is useful, often essential for students intending to continue with Level 3 Health Education courses. Health Education offers students the opportunity to explore health issues, such as resiliency, improve wellbeing, understanding sexuality and analysing an adolescent health issue. The Health Education topics offer 20 credits towards NCEA Level 2. There are 3 internal standards worth 15 credits and 1 external standard, worth 5 credits. These Health Education topics also offer 20 Literacy credits. To gain course endorsement students need to complete 14 credits in Health Education (which includes the exam).

Delivery Mode

This course is only available in our Online Teaching and Learning Environment (OTLE). It includes a mix of interactive online modules and downloadable resources in PDF format, so access to a computer and broadband internet is essential. Read more on our website at www.tekura.school.nz


Pathway

Level 3 Health

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

None specified.


Recommended Prior Learning Success at NCEA Level 1 Health or equivalent.
Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91239 v2 Health 2.5 - Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91237 v2 Health 2.3 - Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91236 v2 Health 2.2 - Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91235 v2 Health 2.1 - Analyse an adolescent health issue
2
E
5
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.