NCEA Level 3 Health
Teacher in Charge: H. Young
Level 3 Health Education builds on the knowledge and skills developed in Level 1 and 2 Health. It will develop the students’ ability to make informed decisions by analysing the influences, consequences and strategies associated with a range of topics relevant to the health of individuals and people in our communities. Students are able to choose the contexts for study relating to New Zealand health issues and practices, international health issues, ethical issues relating to wellbeing and health promotion models.
This course is a University Entrance approved subject.
Recommended Prior Learning
Level 2 Health or English, or by application to the Health Department.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 14 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.
Teaching, Fitness Industry, Sports Coaching, Sport and Recreation, Armed Forces, Police, Personal Trainer, Physiotherapist 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,
For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.