Level 1 Health Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. McAllister

Recommended Prior Learning

This course has no prerequisites; open entry to all.

This course offers students the opportunity to build on their knowledge gained in Years 9 & 10 of Health Education and to work towards NCEA credits. Students will have the opportunity to be assessed against Achievement Standards, which will involve five different standards. 

This course focuses on Level 6 of the Health and Physical Education Curriculum.

Course Overview

What is taught in courses varies from year to year. This course could include:

During this course students will learn to:

1. Take action to enhance an aspect of wellbeing.

2. Demonstrate understanding of interpersonal skills used to enhance relationships.

3. Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality.

4. Demonstrate understanding of ways in which wellbeing can change and strategies to support wellbeing.

5. Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations (external)


Health and Physical Education


Level 2 Health Education

Physical Education and Health Education are helpful in careers such as: Nursing, event organisation, human resources, police, fire service, P.E. teaching, primary school teaching, recreation/fitness
instructing, medicine, dentistry, physiotherapy, armed services, occupational therapy, research (fitness, health & recreation), managing community sports and recreation, professional sport or coaching, and sport psychology.