NCEA Level 2 Health

12HED
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: H. Young

Level 2 Health Education builds on the knowledge and skills developed in Junior Health and Level 1 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 young people. Learning is through a variety of key studies such as Mental Health, Resiliency, Health Promotion in the community, issues related to Sexuality and Gender and Personal Safety issues such as discrimination, abuse and harassment.

This course leads to a University Entrance approved subject.


Recommended Prior Learning

Level 1 Health or English, or by application to HED Department.


Credit Information
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91235 v2 Health 2.1 - Analyse an adolescent health issue
2
E
5
Y
A.S. 91236 v2 Health 2.2 - Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91237 v2 Health 2.3 - Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91239 v2 Health 2.5 - Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues
2
I
5
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

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


Disclaimer

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.