L1HEST

L1 Health Studies

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Brewer

This course involves developing skills to think critically, understand how to work effectively with others, and take action to improve an aspect of your own well-being. 

Topics include Hauora and Well-being, Change Management, Interpersonal Skills, Sexuality and Drug Education. This is an interactive course where you will be encouraged to regularly collaborate with other students. This course can lead to career opportunities in psychology, teaching, counselling, social work, nursing, and health promotion.

This course will be assessed to L1 Achievement Standards. Assessment will include both internal and external achievement standards. Students will have the opportunity to gain a maximum of 20 credits at L1 and subject endorsement.


Course Costs

There will be $45 optional charge which will enhance learning. This will cover activities like the "Escape Room" and yoga.

Required Prior Learning

Entry is based on approval from the TIC of Health and/or the HOD of Health and Physical Education.

Pathway

Students that complete all the requirements in Level 1 Health will have priority placement in Level 2 Health. Level 2 Health is a separate subject area and uses Achievement Standards from Health domain. Sports Science and Outdoor Education use Achievement Standards from the Physical Education domain, therefore it is considered a different learning area. A student can select Health and either Sport Science or Outdoor Education, if they want to.

Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90971 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.1 - Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

3
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90973 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.4 - Demonstrate understanding of interpersonal skills used to enhance relationships

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

5
5
5
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90974 v4
NZQA Info
Health 1.5 - Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90975 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91097 v3
NZQA Info
Health 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of ways in which well-being can change and strategies to support well-being

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 20
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

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