L3 Health: World views - Semester A

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr M. Graham

Level 3 Health: World views - Semester A

Why should students take this course?

This course will give you an insight into medical practice, current teenage issues in New Zealand, Ethical issues and principles of Health promotion in our community.

What curriculum skills will students learn in this course? 

You will be developing your knowledge and competence in the following topics:  Hauora, Factors that affect the ability to change, Strategies/Changes to support Well-being in a community setting.

You will be involved in a variety of activities which will improve your skills in communication, research, time management, problem solving, self management, independent work and study and importantly critically understanding more about yourself, others and society.

Important information

Students who want to gain a subject endorsement will also need to take this subject in Semester B.  

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Chromebook required per 2021 BYOD policy.

Prior Learning & Prerequisites

Level 2 Health

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement, however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

This course is approved for University Entrance however, you will need to select both Semester A and B.

Total Credits Available: 9 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 9 credits.

Internal or
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91463 v2
Health 3.3 - Evaluate health practices currently used in New Zealand
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91464 v2
Health 3.4 - Analyse a contemporary ethical issue in relation to well-being
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 9
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 9
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 9

At least 14 Achieved credits are required in an approved subject for the subject to count as an approved University Entrance subject. You will need to take both Semesters at Level 3 to earn 14 credits as each semester usually offers 8-10 credits.


Selection of a course does not guarantee entry into the course. Courses may not run due to low numbers and timetable clashes may occur. In both of these situations, the student will be consulted about alternative courses during the Course Confirmation process.

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