Level 2 Health Education (L2HEA)


In Health Education students consider their wellbeing, attitudes, and values, and also work towards promoting the health of their community. Students have the opportunity to participate in a range of tasks, including considering ways to keep themselves safe in a variety of situations and learning effective ways to communicate to help develop healthy relationships. In Health Education students explore: the well-being of the school community, interpersonal issues, managing change, understanding sexuality/gender and the analysis of an adolescent health issue .

What will I learn?

You will investigate a number of different issues related to self, others, and society. Your major areas of study will include:

  • managing change

  • enhancing the well being of the school community

  • analysis of interpersonal issues

  • analysis of issues related to gender and sexuality

  • analysis of adolescent health issues.

What should I have done already?

12 Credits at NCEA Level One Health. Or Head of Learning Area approval.

Assessment outline

One external standard to be omitted


Assessment regulations

In the event you do not pass the standard at assessment time you may be provided with an opportunity to reassess your work at the teacher’s discretion.

Late work

Work submitted late for any internally assessed standards will not be marked. If there is a genuine reason or explanation why you are unable to submit the work then you are able to apply for an extension. This should occur prior to the due date and not after. Approach your subject teacher and make your case. Read the NCEA student handbook for more information.

Where does this course lead?

Purposed NCEA Health Level 3 Course

Indicative costs

For all indicative course costs please see the course costs page.