Whangaparaoa College Whangaparaoa College

Level 3 Practical Physical Education

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Recommended Prior Learning


Level 1-3 Practical Physical Education is a course designed for learners who want a more practical Physical Education experience. The aim of the course is to engage learners through a variety of practical environments and activities whilst developing a range of motor skills. This course is 100% practical and works towards gaining one achievement standard.

This course is not suited for learners who would like to take the full course PE in future years.

Topics Covered: 

- Demonstrate quality movement in the performance of a physical activity.

- Perform a physical activity in an applied setting.

- Demonstrate quality performance of a physical activity in an applied setting.

Learning Areas:

PE, Health and Outdoor Education

Career Pathways

Diversional and Recreational Therapist, Actor, Personal Trainer/Exercise Professional, Air Force Aviator, Air Force Officer, Aircraft Loader, Zookeeper, Police Officer, Army Officer, Army Soldier, Building and Construction Labourer, Outdoor Recreation Guide/Instructor, Flooring Installer, Podiatrist, Chiropractor, Miner/Quarry Worker, Mine/Quarry Manager, Diver, Concrete Worker, Stonemason

Course Costs and Equipment


Although we aim to enable every learner to have the course that they prefer,  limited places or learning requirements may restrict learners' choices.