Level 1 Health Education

01HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs D. Fatani

Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry. 


This course is designed to be an introduction to Senior Health Education through exploration of fundamental and underlying concepts. Students will explore and apply the Maori concept of Hauora to the wellbeing of self, relationships, and global communities. For this course there is a strong focus on using a cultural lens.

 Students who take this course will explore a range of topics.

  • Learn about sexuality; through a Maori or Pasifika lens, understanding and applying strategies to promote positive sexuality. 
  • How to take action in their personal lives to enhance their Hauora. 
  • How to develop and use interpersonal skills in a positive way for the benefit of relationships. 
  • Learn how to make health-enhancing decisions related to drugs and drug-related situations (External exam). 

In this course, there are 20 credits on offer.



Course Overview

Term 1
1.1 AS90971 Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being
1.4 AS90973 Demonstrate understanding of interpersonal skills used to enhance relationships

Term 2
1.4 AS90973 Demonstrate understanding of interpersonal skills used to enhance relationships
1.3 AS91097 Demonstrate understanding of ways in which well-being can change and strategies to support well-being

Term 3
1.5 AS90974 Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality
External Exam Prep AS90975 - Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations.

Term 4
External Preparation AS90975 - Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations.

Learning Areas:

Health & Physical Education



Pathway

Level 2 Health Education

Career Pathways

Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, Paramedic, Anaesthetic Technician, Pathologist, Beauty Therapist, Biomedical Technician, Phlebotomist, Clinical Physiologist, Midwife, Dental Assistant, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Dental Technician, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Oral Health Therapist, Dentist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Early Childhood Teacher, Human Resources Adviser, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Health and Safety Inspector, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath, Massage Therapist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Radiation Therapist, Nanny/Child Carer, Occupational Therapist, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Radiation Oncologist, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker, Teacher Aide

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Exercise Book


Pathway Tags

"Learning in senior health education provides the foundation for pathways to the social and health sciences (education, psychology, sociology, philosophy, politics, law, economics, medicine, health, justice, and social services)". (TKI - Health Education)