NCEA Level 3 Health

13HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs M. MacLachlan

This UE approved Level 3 course builds on key health concepts developed across Level 1 and Level 2 Health, it is a full achievement standard course offering three internal achievement standards and one external achievement standard.

This course will develop an understanding of the factors which influence the health of individuals, groups and society. Topics covered include teenage pregnancy, cancer, depression, euthanasia and fertility. We study the consequences for personal, interpersonal and societal well-being related to these issues and the strategies needed to bring about health-enhancing change. A high level of independent research is necessary and the course will encourage students to develop empathy and other skills related to the health and social service sector.


Recommended Prior Learning

Completed Level 1 or 2 Health or negotiation with the Head of Faculty and NCEA Level 2 English 14 credits.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2 Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91462 v2 Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
E
5
Y
5r,5w *
A.S. 91463 v2 Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91464 v2 Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
3
I
4
Y
4r *
Total Credits
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.

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

Pathway Tags

Physical Education: Teaching, Fitness Industry, Sports Coaching, Sport and Recreation, Armed Forces, Police, Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist Health: Nursing, Medicine, Law, Politics, Social Sciences, Education, Diversional Therapist, Psychologist, Acupuncturist, Ambulance Officer, Anaesthetist, Biomedical Engineer, Chiropractor, Clinical Coder, Community Karitane, Dental Assistant, Dental Hygienist, Dental Technician, Dental Therapist, Dentist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Dispensing Optician, Environmental Health Officer, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Health Promoter, Massage Therapist, Midwife, Natural Health Therapist, Nursing Support and Care Worker, Occupational Therapist, Optometrist, Osteopath, Pathologist, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Physician, Physiotherapist, Podiatrist, Psychiatrist, Radiation Oncologist, Registered Nurse, Speech-Language Therapist, Sterilising Technician, Surgeon, Nanny/Child Carer, Teacher Aide, Tertiary Lecturer, Beauty Therapist, Body Artist


Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.