8PED: LEVEL 3 PHYSICAL EDUCATION
How many credits are available?
20 Achievement Standard credits.
Can you gain course endorsement?
Yes, you need 14 credits at either Merit or Excellence level.
What are the pre-requisites?
14 L2 credits and achievement in A.S 2.2 and 2.3 (must have completed 7PED).
Can you gain literacy credits?
Yes, you can gain 16 L3 literacy credits.
Can you gain scholarship in 8PED?
Yes, scholarship is an option and is an internal assessment in the form of a report on a topic of choice related to PE.
Can you gain UE through 8PED?
Yes, you can get 14 Achievement Standard credits that contribute to UE and NCEA L3.
What is the practical component like?
40% practical - 60% classroom based
What are my future pathway options?
Tertiary study at University and Polytechnics. Check out the careers info in G3 for the wide variety of careers PE in the senior school leads into. Very useful for Health Science in Year 1 University.