Level 2 Health Education

12HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr R. Beeston

HEALTH EDUCATION – YEAR 12
NCEA LEVEL 2
CODE: 12HEA
Level 2 Health Education builds on the knowledge that students have gained in Level 1 Health Education, focusing on health issues relevant to adolescent well-being. Students begin to further develop their ability to think critically about situations that impact the well-being of individuals, other people, relationships, and whole communities. Students will engage in learning related to the topics of mental health and resiliency, gender and sexuality, and other relevant adolescent health issues. A major topic is based around critical action where the students work together to develop, implement and evaluate a plan of action to enhance the well-being of students in the school or local community. Students will engage in a variety of learning activities to develop their understanding of key ideas and concepts, including interactive group work, class and group-based discussions, research and investigations, value continuum's, and individual reading and writing tasks. The knowledge and skills developed through the Level 2 Health Education course will strengthen students understanding of the underlying health concepts, and enhance their Health Education literacy skills, including writing and research skills and their ability extract information from resource material. The Level 2 Health Education course also provides a pathway for further study at NCEA Level 3 Health Education or tertiary study related to social and health sciences.


Entry Requirements

14 credits in English at NCEA Level 1. It is an advantage to have taken Level 1 Health but not a requirement to do Level 2 Health. 


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91235 v2 Health 2.1 - Analyse an adolescent health issue
2
E
5
Y
A.S. 91237 v2 Health 2.3 - Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91238 v2 Health 2.4 - Analyse an interpersonal issue(s) that places personal safety at risk
2
E
4
Y
A.S. 91239 v2 Health 2.5 - Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues
2
I
5
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.

Pathway Tags

Diversional Therapist, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Pathologist, Beauty Therapist, Physician, Surgeon, Midwife, Dental Technician, Oral Health Therapist, Dentist, Dietitian, Early Childhood Teacher, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Health Promoter, Nanny/Child Carer, Youth Worker, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Sterilising Technician, Psychotherapist, Support Worker


Disclaimer

Course availability is dependent on numbers and staffing, and course entry will be confirmed at the beginning of 2021. Students will be required to select additional back-up courses as part of this process.