Fitness Level 3

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Harrison

Fitness 301

Students are required to practically participate in regular physical activity and training sessions. They will understand how this influences their own well-being and that of others. Students challenge themselves to develop their physical Fitness and complete in the Tough Guy and Gal Challenge. 

The skills taught in FIT301 class improve students’ physical performance, develop their knowledge of muscles trained during weight training, improve communication and instruct a training session.

US 7021 Demonstrate Exercise Techniques  (8 credits)

US13382 Develop and teach a simple movement skill a specified work place (2 credits)

US 21414 Plan and run a recreation activity (4 credits)

Course Overview

Term 1
Learning Muscles
Weight Training Introduction
Training for Tough Guy Challenge begins

Term 2
Compete in Tough Guy and Gal Challenge AS 91501 4 Credits
Complete US 7021 Demonstrate Exercise Techniques 8 credits

Term 3
Complete planing training session
US 21414 Plan and run a recreation activity 4 credits
US13382 Develop and teach a simple movement skill a specified work place 2 credits

Recommended Prior Learning

There are no prerequisites for this subject other than an interest in participating in sport, recreation and fitness. 

Credit Information
Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 7021 v4 Demonstrate exercise techniques
U.S. 13382 v3 Develop and teach a simple movement skill in a specified workplace
U.S. 21414 v3 Plan and run a recreation activity
A.S. 91501 v2 Physical Education 3.4 - Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting
Total Credits
Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 4

* 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: 18 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 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, Physioth


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