HP1000 - Health Education - NCEA Level 1 (course endorsement available)

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What is Health Education?

In Health Education students consider their wellbeing, attitudes and values, and also work towards promoting the health of their community. Students have the opportunity to participate in a range of tasks, including considering ways to keep themselves safe in a variety of situations and learning effective ways to communicate to help develop healthy relationships.

What this course involves

This course follows on from Health and Physical Education (HP000). In Health Education students explore health issues: the changing states of health, problem solving, understanding sexuality and safety issues around drug use.

The health topics offer 20 credits towards NCEA Level 1. There are four internal standards worth 16 credits and one external standard worth four credits. Health topics offer 20 literacy credits. To gain course endorsement students need to complete 14 credits in Health Education (this must include the exam).

Delivery Modes

Recommended prior learning

No prior learning needed.

National qualifications available in this course

Standard Description Version Credits Assessment L1 Lit/Num UE Lit/Num Vocational Pathways
90971 Take action to enhance an aspect of personal well-being 3 3 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
90973 Demonstrate understanding of interpersonal skills used to enhance relationships 3 5 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
90974 Demonstrate understanding of strategies for promoting positive sexuality 4 4 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
90975 Demonstrate understanding of issues to make health-enhancing decisions in drug-related situations 3 4 External
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard
91097 Demonstrate understanding of ways in which well-being can change and strategies to support well-being 3 4 Internal
laLiteracy achievement standard
PrPrimary Industries recommended standard
SeService Industries recommended standard
SoSocial and Community Services recommended standard
CrCreative Industries recommended standard