Health Level 3
Teacher in Charge: Mrs O'Neil
Challenge assumptions, identify your values and beliefs and investigate health issues to promote positive well-being for self, others and society.
Critically discuss and analyse concepts like ethics, health practices and health issues in New Zealand and consider the impact of these on self, others and society.
Build knowledge and challenge yourself to consider view points for hot topics in society such as the legalisation of marijuana, is yoga the best treatment for asthma and is anxiety in young people growing in New Zealand?
Recommended Prior Learning
For students with an interest in general health and well-being.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
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.
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,
Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.