NCEA Level 1 Health Studies

11HEA
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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Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Health Studies

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..

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

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


Recommended Prior Learning
Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

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

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

Disclaimer

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