03HEA

Level 3 Health Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Elliott


In 03 Health we look at a range of topics such as:

Debate ethical issues such as

  • Legalising marijuana
  • Abortions
  • Euthanasia
  • Trans athletes in sport
  • Immunisation

Compare different treatment types for health conditions

  • Hypnosis
  • Acupuncture
  • Mediation
  • Surgeries
  • Herbal medicine

Investigate causes of and strategies for 

  • Child poverty
  • Drug addictions
  • Diabetes
  • Teen pregnancy 
  • Sexual health

Course Overview

Term 1
3.4 AS 91464 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being.

Term 2
3.1 AS91461 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue.

Term 3
3.3 AS91463 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand.
External Exam 3.2 AS91462 - Analyse an international health issue.

Term 4
External Exam prep - 3.2 AS91462 - Analyse an international health issue.

Recommended Prior Learning

On-track to gain at-least 14 credits from 02HEA or Level 2 Social Sciences subject or English (including 1 external from the aforementioned subjects) OR HOS/HOLA approval. Strong literacy skills are essential. 

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1B8 or 2B8
Clear file
File and refill
Highlighters

Career Pathways

Credit Information

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.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91461 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.1 - Analyse a New Zealand health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91462 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.2 - Analyse an international health issue
5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r,5w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91463 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91464 v2
NZQA Info
Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
4
4
4
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 19
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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.