Level 3 Health

3HEA
Subject Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr J. Hammond

Recommended Prior Learning

10 credits from 2HEA excluding A.S 2.3 or by negotiation with Mr Hammond/Mrs Rowlands.


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 scale. 

This is a UE approved subject.


Learning Areas:

Hauora Me Mahi Tīnana - Health and Physical Education



Career Pathways

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, 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