Central Hawkes Bay College Central Hawkes Bay College

L3 Physics (L3PHY)

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr L. Bishop.

Recommended Prior Learning

Automatic entry will be given to students who have gained 16 credits from L2PHY.
This must include at least 2 of AS91170, AS91171, AS91173 and Achievement in Maths AS91261.
Must also be taking L3MTS or L3MTC.

The course builds on knowledge and skills gained in L2 Physics, preparing students for tertiary education and careers requiring a high level of specialist Physical understanding. Topics include Mechanics, Waves, Electricity and Magnetism and Atomic and Nuclear Physics. This course is not suitable for students who are taking Gateway.

Learning Areas:


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$25 for Write in Workbooks
2 x 1B5 Exercise books or A4 Ring binder & Refill
Graph Paper


The Standards offered are correct at time of writing

Course content may change by the start of the year