Personal Development, Health & Physical Education

2 unit course

Course Summary

Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE) is an integrated area of study that provides for the intellectual, social, emotional, physical and spiritual development of students. It involves students learning about and practising ways of maintaining active, healthy lifestyles and improving their health status. It is also concerned with social and scientific understandings about movement, which lead to enhanced movement potential and appreciation of movement in their lives.

What, if any, skills are needed?

There are no prerequisites for this subject.

Course Units
Year 11 Units Year 12 Units
Better Health for Individuals
Health Priorities in Australia
The Body in Motion
Factors Affecting Performance
First Aid
Sports Medicine
Outdoor Recreation
Improving Performance
Learning Experiences
  • PE Camp - Hawkesbury River
  • First Aid Certificate
  • Training programs
  • Fitness programs
  • Body workshops
Career Options
  • PE Teacher
  • Sports Science
  • Sports coaching
  • Fitness trainer
  • Coach
  • Medicine
  • Dentist
  • Paediatrician


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