Stage 2


Assumed Knowledge

General interest in health issues and satisfactory literacy and numeracy skills.​


​A ‘C’ grade or better in a Stage 1 Health and Personal Development subject is recommended.

Focus Capabilities

Communication, Citizenship, Personal Development, Learning.

Related Subject
Subject Description

Students learn about the factors that shape the behaviour and attitudes of individuals and groups in relation to healthy living, and caring for themselves and the environment. They develop skills to consider how changing social structures, community values, environmental issues, and new technologies affect the health and well-being of individuals and communities.
For a 20-credit subject, students complete the study of:

  • at least one core concept

  • three option studies

Course Fees


Additional Costs

​First Aid Course $100.00​.

Assessment Type 1:

Group Investigation & Presentation: Research Investigation, Oral presentation and Written Report.

Assessment Type 2:

Issues Analysis: Research Investigations​.

Assessment Type 3:

Practical Activities: Practical Investigation and Report, First Aid Course and Report​.

Assessment Type 4:

External Assessment: Investigation​.

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