This course is a level 3 and level 4 course in anatomy and physiology of the human body. It is designed to give a pathway for students to follow further study in health or prepare them for careers in the health field. Students will build their knowledge from microbiology up through to the systems of the body. This will involve theory and practical learning both as individuals and groups. This course would be recommended for students who are serious about studying in a health-related field or to follow a career in the health industry.
|Hours:||9.00am – 2.30pm (half hour lunch)|
|Equipment:||Protective clothing and safety equipment is provided if appropriate|
|Travel:||This is provided free, subject to students meeting the MoE requirements|
|Dates:||Wednesday 10 February – Wednesday 10 November (34 weeks), normal school holidays apply|
|Application:||Students must be enrolled in a secondary school in the Wellington region and be enrolled in the WTA by their secondary school|
|Interview:||Students must attend an interview. We encourage a family member or school representative to attend|
NCEA Level 3 with credit towards Vocational Pathway award
On successful completion of this course, students will have gained 20 credits (6 Level 3 Credits & 15 Level 4 Credits)
A student successfully completing this strand will be able to:
These are all demonstrated in a health and well-being setting.
Assessment is competency based against unit standard outcomes and related evidence requirements.
They will follow the processes required by NZQA and relevant industry requirements as outlined by the relevant Industry Training Organisations.
Students will be assessed against the following criteria:
|27457 Describe anatomy and physiology of systems and organs of the human body||3||6||4|
|12700 Describe the cardiovascular system of the human body||4||3||5|
|12706 Describe the digestive system of the human body||4||2||5|
|12713 Describe the integumentary system of the human body||4||1||5|
12719 Describe the human muscular skeletal system
12728 Describe respiratory system of the human body
12730 Describe the special senses of the human body