Central Hawkes Bay College Central Hawkes Bay College

L1 Health (L1HEA)

Course Description Recommended Prior Learning

Open Entry

Students will discover new dimensions of Health & take action to make a positive difference in their community!  This will be a classroom based subject with practical aspects also.  There will be opportunities to get out there and amongst it in our community.

If you are interested in caring for others (& yourself) this is the course for you!

Course Overview

Term 1
Learning about the models of Health through, passion, connection and Te Whare Tapa Wha. Looking at Cultural treasure and connecting with culture. Setting Goals to to enhance a chosen aspect of well-being. Will be given practical opportunities outside the classroom to work on strengthening your own well-being to achieve your goal. This may include, Pilates, yoga, fitness circuits etc...

Term 2
Develop decision making skills in the context of health related situations. Here you will learn about Maramataka in relation to making decisions for Mental Health.

Term 3
Health enhancing decisions around Drugs and Alcohol. Getting out into the school community to enhance peers decisions around decision making related to Drugs and Alcohol.

Term 4
Tidy up an remaining assessments to prepare for the exam.

Learning Areas:

Physical Education


L1,2,3 Adventure Activities (L123PEO), L2 English (L2ENG), L2 Gateway (GATE), L2 Geography (L2GEO), L2 History (L2HIS), L2 Hospitality (L2HOS), L2/3 EIT Trades Academy (EIT), Y10 Hospitality

This course would be an excellent choice for any student who wants to work in the Health Sector! Also for students who would like to work in any roll that involves looking after others! Nurse, Physiotherapist, Social Worker, Doctor, Sports Medecine...


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year