2NHA

Level 2 Northtec Health Academy

Course selection will be active in August.

Course Description

This pathway will link students at secondary school with careers in the health industry and pathways through tertiary to those health  career opportunities.

Student Profile:

  • Year 12
  • Engaged with other Science and English subjects at school to ensure transition to Level 3 UE approved subjects related to a health pathway (desirable but not essential) 
  • Interested in pursuing a career in health as a carer, paramedic, doctor, midwife etc.

Programme:

  • 26 credits (approx.) – where a total of 20 Level 2 Social and Community Services sector related credits would be achieved contributing to NCEA and a Vocational Pathway Award
  • Practical components of learning will include nursing simulation as well as field trips to industry
  • Terms 1-3 (late February start, early September finish) - total of 24 days
  • One day a week (day to be confirmed)  
  • An 80% attendance requirement will be essential to ensure students have the best chance of completing the programme 

Interviews will be held if the course is oversubscribed. An information morning will be held at NorthTec in November, with the        

programme commencing March 2022.

To learn more about Trades Academy opportunities, see the Careers team.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 26 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 26 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 20826 v5
NZQA Info
Describe infection control requirements in a health or wellbeing setting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 23452 v6
NZQA Info
Describe techniques for moving equipment and people in a health or wellbeing setting

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 26982 v2
NZQA Info
Describe communication with people with a communication disability in an aged care, health, or disability context

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 27457 v4
NZQA Info
Describe the anatomy and physiology of systems and associated organs of the human body
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28518 v2
NZQA Info
Interact with people to provide support in a health or wellbeing setting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 28529 v2
NZQA Info
Identify the impact of culture on support in a health or wellbeing setting
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 26
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

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