8PEP: LEVEL 3 PRACTICAL PHYSICAL EDUCATION
How many credits are available?
18 credits – 8 Achievement Standard credits and 10 Unit Standard credits.
Can you gain course endorsement?
Yes, you need 14 credits at either Merit or Excellence level.
What are the pre-requisites?
There are no pre-req’s for 8PEP, a love for physical activity and movement and adequate literacy skills. Any senior PE course will be an advantage.
Is 8PEP a UE subject?
No, Physical Education is a UE approved subject, however, you need 14 Level 3 Achievement Standard credits to gain UE.
What is the practical component like?
60% practical - 40% classroom based
What are my future pathway options?
Fitness instructing and/or sports coaching through SIT, Otago Polytechnic, Christchurch College of Education. Sport and Recreation degree through Lincoln University. Coach and contribute to the local community through sports coaching.