Level 1 Physical Education Exercise Science

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Hammond

Recommended Prior Learning

High level of engagement in y10 Health and Physical Education and displaying an appropriate level of literacy.

The aim is for students to develop the values and knowledge to enhance their own lives as well as enabling students to become confident, connected, actively involved and lifelong learners. Students will study the function of the body as it relates to physical activity through physiology, anatomy, and biomechanics. They will develop their understanding of the barriers and enablers that contribute to their involvement in physical activities and apply self-management skills. Performance skills and the development of these will be a focus of this course.

Learning Areas:

Hauora Me Mahi Tīnana - Health and Physical Education


Level 2 Health, Level 2 Physical Education

Career Pathways

Diversional Therapist, Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, Air Force Airman/Airwoman, Air Force Officer, Paramedic, Pathologist, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Audiologist/Audiometrist, Biomedical Engineer, Biomedical Technician, Biosecurity Officer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Clinical Physiologist, Physician, Surgeon, Counsellor, Midwife, Dental Assistant, Minister of Religion, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Dental Technician, Psychologist, Trainer, Community Karitāne, Community Development Worker, Oral Health Therapist, Dentist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Workplace Relations Adviser, Sports Coach/Official, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Psychiatrist, Early Childhood Teacher, Human Resources Adviser, Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Environmental/Public Health Officer, Firefighter, Ranger, Professional Sportsperson, Health and Safety Inspector, Groundsperson, Health and Safety Adviser, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath, Primary School Teacher, Kaiwhakaako Māori, Security Officer/Guard, Massage Therapist, Medical Laboratory Technician, Radiation Therapist, Nanny/Child Carer, Navy Sailor, Navy Officer, Occupational Therapist, Osteopath, Physiotherapist, Tertiary Lecturer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Recreation Co-ordinator, Radiation Oncologist, Youth Worker, Secondary School Teacher, Social Worker, Teacher Aide, Television Presenter, Psychotherapist, Career Consultant, Support Worker