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Physical Education - Level 3


Qualification: NCEA Level 3

Entry requirements: Two of: PE 2.2, PE 2.3 and/or PE 2.4 and/or at the discretion of the HOLA. Motivation to succeed in theory and practical components.

Content/Skills: This course involves completing and evaluating a programme for performance improvement, performance of skills from team and individual contexts. Students with also undertake an analysis of physical movement, take action to influence participation of others and investigate current issues in sport and physical activity.

Field Trips: N/A.

Please be aware that this course has associated costs. By selecting this course you will be requested to make contributions connected to its delivery.

These costs are: $80.00 - $100.00 which includes workbooks, professional skills coaching and training sessions when applicable.


Internally Assessed Standards

These are standards which will be assessed during the year and you will be awarded credits at that time if you gain an Achieved, Merit or Excellence grade. There is no external examination at the end of the year for internal assessments.


Evaluate physical activity experiences to devise strategies for lifelong well-being

AS91499 (v2) 3.2

Analyse a physical skill performed by self or others

AS91500 (v2) 3.3

Evaluate the effectiveness of a performance improvement programme

AS91501(v2) 3.4

Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting

AS914502 (v2) 3.5

Examine a current physical activity event, trend or issue and its impact on New Zealand society

There is only ONE assessment opportunity all assessments but for AS91501 (3.4) there will be a further assessment opportunity available.

There are no Externally Assessed Standards in Physical Education

Where does it lead? University, Polytech, sports institutes. Helpful for many health related courses such as health science, physical education, physiotherapy, nursing, teaching, recreation and tourism. A healthy lifestyle and greater understanding of movement.

For further information see Mr Bilsbury.