Level 1 Health in Action - Semester A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Kindley

This is an introductory course to a variety of health issues taking place in today’s world.
The topics include:
Well-being, Personal & Interpersonal Skills.

There is a practical element to both of these topics. 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.


Level 2 Health - Taking Action and peoples ability to manage change - Semester A, Level 2 Health - Teenage Health Issues - Semester B.

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

Recommended Prior Learning

Achievement at or above the expected curriculum level in Year 10 Health and Physical Education or with Head of Faculty approval. A positive attitude and a keen interest in Health issues.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Internal or
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
A.S. 90971 v3 Health 1.1 - Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.


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 2021.