Level 3 Health

13HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. King

Recommended Prior Learning

This course is aimed at students who have completed Level Two Health and/or Physical Education. In the absence of these subjects a discussion with Mrs King and the students Level One English results will be taken into consideration for entry into this course.


Elements of this course involve self-direction and students can choose health topics of interest to them. Students will research and analyse a New Zealand Health issue, and a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being. Students will also consider health practices in New Zealand and evaluate their effectiveness. This course is suited or students who have independent research and work skills and who have the motivation to manage their own time and projects.


Course Costs:



Course Overview

Term 1
Analyse a New Zealand health issue

Term 2
Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand.

Term 3
Evaluate models for health promotion

Term 4
Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being

Learning Areas:

Physical Education


Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Registered Nurse, Paramedic, Anaesthetic Technician, Animal Care Attendant, Veterinary Nurse, Counsellor, Midwife, Minister of Religion, Community Karitāne, Community Development Worker, Oral Health Therapist, Dietitian, Workplace Relations Adviser, Dog Trainer, Florist, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Landscaper, Gardener, Groundsperson, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promoter, Health Care Assistant, Veterinarian, Nursery Grower/Worker, Occupational Therapist, Probation Officer, Youth Worker, Social Worker, Pet Groomer, Psychotherapist, Case Manager, Career Consultant, Support Worker

Equipment/Stationery

Devices are not essential but highly recommended - please refer to the school specification requirements for a preferred device.


Pathway Tags

Registered Nurse, Paramedic, Anaesthetic Technician, Animal Care Attendant, Veterinary Nurse, Counsellor, Midwife, Minister of Religion, Community Karitane, Community Development Worker, Oral Health Therapist, Dietitian, Workplace Relations Adviser, Dog Trainer, Florist, Funeral Director/Embalmer, Landscaper, Gardener, Groundsperson, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promoter, Health Care Assistant, Veterinarian, Nursery Grower/Worker, Occupational Therapist, Probation Officer, Youth Worker, Social Worker, Pet Groomer, Psychotherapist, Case Manager, Career Consultant, Support Worker


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