L2 Health Studies

L2HEST
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs K. Brewer

This course will provide students with the skills to think critically, understand how to work effectively with others, support their own well-being and take action in their own community. 

Students will cover a range of current health issues. Such as Gender and Sexuality, Resilience and Change, Health Promotion and taking action in our own school community, and a current Adolescent Health Issue (the context for this changes year to year). 

Practical opportunities may include Adrenaline Forest High Ropes Course, Boxfit, Zumba and Yoga. This course would suit those interested in pursuing career opportunities in psychology, teaching, counselling, health sector, social work, nursing and health promotion.

This course is assessed to L2 Achievement Standards. Assessment will include both Internal and External standards. Students will gain opportunities to achieve a maximum of 20 credits and subject endorsement.


Pathway

L3 Health Studies, L3 Outdoor Education, L3 Sport Science, L3 Sports Education

Course Costs

There will be $50 optional charge which will enhance learning. This will cover activities like the "Adrenalin Forest" and yoga.


Required Prior Learning

Entry is dependent on approval from the Teacher in Charge of Health and/or the HOD of Health and Physical Education.


Course Credit Information

This course is eligible for Course 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. 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.