Riccarton High School Riccarton High School

Level 3 Health

Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs F. Dunnett.

Recommended Prior Learning

10 credits from 2HEA excluding A.S 2.3 

Or you can apply through the exemption process. 

The students will research and explore national and international complexities of specific health situations; develop reasoned arguments; apply critical thinking to a range of contemporary health practices. They will explore attitudes and values of ethical issues in relation to hauora/well-being. Strategies to address determinants of health will be developed at a regional, national and international level. 

This is a UE approved subject.

Learning Areas:

Hauora Me Mahi Tīnana - Health and Physical Education

Career Pathways

Acupuncturist, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Registered Nurse, Air Force Aviator, 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, 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, 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