NCEA Level 3 Health 301

HEA301
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs G. Lodge

Recommended Prior Learning

Assessment require a good literacy level


At HOD/teacher discretion. 





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.

Learning Areas:

Health


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Army Officer, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Paramedic, Pathologist, Army Soldier, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Beauty Therapist, Biomedical Technician, Phlebotomist, Physician, Midwife, Psychologist, Community Karitāne, Early Childhood Teacher, Human Resources Adviser, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath, Immigration Officer, Veterinarian, Massage Therapist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Nanny/Child Carer, Navy Sailor, Occupational Therapist, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Support Worker, Epidemiologist