12HEA

NCEA Level 2 Health Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. GILL

Focus: Health / wellbeing of individuals and groups.

  • Health promotion within our community - you will work in a group, or by yourself to enhance well-being of a group within our community
  • Gender and Sexuality  -  investigate what influences the way we are and behave and how we may work to ensure that well-being is enhanced 
  • Mental Well-being and Resilience  -  recognising factors that can support change in our lives and how people might best develop strategies to cope with changes
  • Personal Safety - recognising situations that might be unsafe at a personal and interpersonal level and develop strategies that we can use to support and help ourselves and others


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Recommended Prior Learning

  • You need to be open to new ideas 
  • You need to be competent reader and be able to express your own thoughts and ideas  as well as those from various sources
  • Year 11 Health Studies would be helpful but not essential
  • Year 11 English - 10+ credits would be helpful

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Course Contribution: $10 to cover resources
Additional costs may be incurred
Stationery Requirements: 1 x 2B8

Pathway

Health Studies may lead to supporting you in 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: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91236 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.2 - Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91237 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.3 - Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91238 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.4 - Analyse an interpersonal issue(s) that places personal safety at risk
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91239 v2
NZQA Info
Health 2.5 - Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
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
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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