Level 1 Health

11HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Kindley

Recommended Prior Learning

A positive attitude and a keen interest in Health issues. Success at Year 10 Health is a good indication of preparedness for this subject at Year 11.


This is an introductory course to a variety of health issues taking place in today’s world.
The topics include:
Taking action to enhance well-being, Personal & Interpersonal Skills, understanding change and resilience, strategies for promoting positive sexuality, health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations.

For 1.1 students create their own action plan to improve their well-being then take action to achieve it. 1.5 is based on cooperative skills and adventure based learning. Practicals involve team work challenges.


Course Overview

Term 1
Introduction to Hauora and well-being.
Writing an Action plan based on smart goals.
Implementing the plan and evaluating success.

Term 2
Introduction to interpersonal skills.
Practical challenges in team and individual settings.
Evaluation of their effectiveness.

Term 3
Understanding 'Sexuality'.
Strategies for maintaining and enhancing well-being in sexuality-related situations.

Term 4
Issues related to drug use.
What is a drug?
Which drugs are causing the most concern?
What influences people to use drugs.
The effects of drug use on well-being, and society.
Advertising issues related to drug use.

Faculties:

Physical Education and Health



Pathway

Level 2 Health

Nursing, Army medical careers, Mental health services, counselling, psychology, Sports nutrition, PE and Health teaching., physiotherapy.

Career Pathways

Paramedic, Pharmacy Technician, Navy Officer, Ophthalmologist, Mining Engineer, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, Pathologist, Medical Physicist, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Beauty Therapist, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Clinical Physiologist, Physician, Surgeon, Counsellor, Midwife, Dental Assistant, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Emergency Management Officer, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Coder, Dental Technician, Psychologist, Interpreter, Community Karitāne, Pharmacist, Community Development Worker, Oral Health Therapist, Dentist, Medical Imaging Technologist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Dispensing Optician, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Psychiatrist, 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, Immigration Officer, 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, Psychotherapist, Support Worker, Epidemiologist

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90966 v3 Physical Education 1.5 - Demonstrate interpersonal skills in a group and explain how these skills impact on others
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90971 v3 Health 1.1 - Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being
1
I
3
Y
A.S. 90974 v4 Health 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality
1
I
4
Y
A.S. 90975 v3 Health 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91097 v3 Health 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of ways in which well-being can change and strategies to support well-being
1
I
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

Diversional Therapist, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Paramedic, Pathologist, Army Soldier, Medical Physicist, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Beauty Therapist, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Biosecurity Officer, Phlebotomist, Clinical Physiologist, Physician, Surgeon, Counsellor, Midwife, Dental Assistant, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Emergency Management Officer, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Clinical Coder, Dental Technician, Psychologist, Mine/Quarry Manager, Community Karitāne, Pharmacist, Pharmacy Technician, Community Development Worker, Data Entry Operator/Transcriptionist, Crop Worker, Oral Health Therapist, Dentist, Medical Imaging Technologist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Dispensing Optician, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Psychiatrist, Driller, Early Childhood Teacher, Economist, Human Resources Adviser, Energy/Carbon Auditor, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Firefighter, Fishery Officer, Forestry Scientist, Pest Control Technician, Health and Safety Inspector, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath, Immigration Officer, Veterinarian, Insurance Adviser, Massage Therapist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Radiation Therapist, Nanny/Child Carer, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Quarantine Officer, Radiation Oncologist, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Speech-Language Therapist, Sterilising Technician, Psychotherapist, Dairy Herd Manager, Support Worker, Ophthalmologist, Epidemiologist, Facilities Manager


Disclaimer

Course selection will depend on the option lines and student numbers. There is no guarantee that the courses you select now will all be available for you in 2022.