11HEA

NCEA Level 1 Health Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. GILL

Major focus: personal health promotion, well-being and goal attainment.

  • Personal well-being / Hauora  -  this is about making a commitment to making a small change to one's own well-being by setting and achieving goals.   
  • Positive Sexuality  -  learn how to be a confident and know how to express yourself using assertive and effective communication skills  
  • Food and Nutrition  -  learn what influences the choices we make around our nutrition and how we can improve our health outcomes
  • Drugs and Alcohol  -  making the right decisions for one's own well-being and those around you
  • Managing Change  -  know how to cope with change and how to build one's resilience and abilities to help oneself and those around you



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Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $10
Stationery Requirements: 1 x 2B8

Recommended Prior Learning

  • an ability to read with some competence and apply ideas to new situations
  • be able to express your ideas and thoughts 
  • Year 9 and 10 Health could be useful, but not essential

Pathway

Health Studies is a useful course that could lead to the following careers:
- Health Sciences - doctor, dentist, dental hygienist, health technicians, health promotion roles
- Careers in Social Work, the Police, Teaching
- Nutrition
- Personal Trainer, Massage Therapy, Beauty Therapist...

The opportunities are endless..

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 11 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90971 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.1 - Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being
3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90972 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.2 - Demonstrate understanding of influences on adolescent eating patterns to make health-enhancing recommendations
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90974 v4
NZQA Info
Health 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90975 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91097 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of ways in which well-being can change and strategies to support well-being
4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Standards shown on courses are only an indication and not all may be offered at the time of study.

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