Level 3 Health

HEA3
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91464 v2 Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
3
I
4
Y
4r *
A.S. 91463 v2 Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
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. 91461 v2 Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
3
I
5
Y
5r *
Total 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.

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