HEA301

NCEA Level 3 Health 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Lodge


Health 301:
There will be an emphasis on health action, health promotion and skills necessary for everyday life. There is a choice of content and topics can be related to the students’ interests and strengths. Topics range from global, New Zealand, school to individual. It is aimed at any student with an interest in developing personal skills or for careers like nursing, teaching, nannying, social work, counselling, the army, sport and others with a people focus. The curriculum demands a degree of thinking, analysis, written and oral competency, sound research skills and the ability to relate to others. It allows for personal development and students will develop the ability to work as a team. All of these skills are useful in everyday life. All achievement standards count towards reading literacy and the exam counts towards writing literacy.

UE  can be gained by passing the internals. It is a UE approved subject


Course Overview

Term 1
Intro to course
Underlining concepts
Health practices - Choice of topic e.g Depression, Obesity

Term 2
A New Zealand Health issue- Alcohol use in 15 - 24year olds (Binge Drinking)

Term 3
An Ethical issue- Euthanasia
External prep - Poverty

Term 4
External Prep - Poverty
Revision and catch ups.

Recommended Prior Learning

Assessment require a good literacy level


At HOD/teacher discretion. 



Pathway

A good level of literacy. Requires self management and motivation.

Career Pathways

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 2, Week: 7

A.S. 91462 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 2

A.S. 91463 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 8

A.S. 91464 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 1, Week: 10

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 19
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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.

Pathway Tags

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