HP2000 - Health Education - NCEA Level 2 (course endorsement available)

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What is Health Education?

In Health Education ākonga consider the influences on their wellbeing, attitudes and values, and work towards promoting the health of their community. Ākonga can participate in a range of tasks, including considering ways to keep themselves safe in different situations and learning effective methods to communicate to help develop healthy relationships. Issues related to ethics and health philosophies are explored, which develops critical thinking skills in ākonga. Health Education can be studied at tertiary levels as a science or humanities subject. It leads to a wide variety of careers in social, community and health sectors.

What this course involves

This course follows on from Health Education – NCEA Level 1 (HP1000) and is useful, often essential for ākonga intending to continue with Level 3 Health Education courses.

Health Education offers ākonga the opportunity to explore health issues, such as resiliency, improve wellbeing, understand sexuality and gender, body image and drug use.

The Health Education topics offer 20 credits towards NCEA Level 2. There are 3 internal standards worth 15 credits and 1 external standard worth 5 credits. These Health Education topics also offer 20 literacy credits.

To gain course endorsement ākonga need to complete 14 credits in Health Education (which includes the exam).

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

NCEA Level 1 Health Education or equivalent.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
91235 Analyse an adolescent health issue 2 5 External
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
91236 Evaluate factors that influence people's ability to manage change 2 5 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
SSoSocial and Community Services sector-related standard
91237 Take action to enhance an aspect of people's well-being within the school or wider community 2 5 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
91239 Analyse issues related to sexuality and gender to develop strategies for addressing the issues 2 5 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SSoSocial and Community Services sector-related standard