Level 2 Health

12HEA
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Kindley

This course allows students to develop their critical thinking skills and put them into action to understand and try to achieve healthier outcomes in society today. Topics include Taking Action, and evaluating factors that influence people's ability to manage change, strategies to address sexuality and gender issues and analyzing a health issue.


Course Overview

Term 1
Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change.
This involves explaining risk and protective factors.
Understanding the concept of resilience.
Investigating strategies to maintain protective factors and minimise risk therefore positively influencing health and well-being.

Term 2
Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community.
What is health promotion?
Things to consider when planning health-promoting action.
Planning, implementing and evaluating a health promoting action.

Term 3
Developing understanding of gender identity and sexual identity.
Investigating the influences on gender identity and sexual identity - cultural, media (advertising, music and TV), interrelationships with others.
Social justice and strategies for addressing inequities in gender and sexuality situations.

Term 4
Adolescent health issue:
What is an issue?
Analysing adolescent binge drinking as a health issue through the
- the personal, interpersonal and societal influences on adolescent binge drinking
- the consequences for the well-being of adolescents, their relationships with others, and of society as a result of binge drinking.
- strategies for health-enhancing change related to binge drinking.
(This topic may change depending on the Assessment specifications)

Faculties:

Physical Education and Health



Pathway

Level 3 Health

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

Career Pathways

Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, Pathologist, 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, 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, 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, Speech-Language Therapist, Psychotherapist, Support Worker, Epidemiologist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

STILE $25.00
2B8 book.


Assessment Information There are 20 credits available at Level 2. 15 of these are internally assessed and 5 are externally assessed. There are also 20 literacy credits available.
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. 91235 v2 Health 2.1 - Analyse an adolescent health issue
2
E
5
Y
A.S. 91236 v2 Health 2.2 - Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change
2
I
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. 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: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 5 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

Pathway Tags

Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, Pathologist, 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, 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, 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, Speech-Language Therapist, Psychotherapist, Support Worker, Epidemiologist


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.