In a nutshell
The Bachelor of Education (Physical & Health Education) qualification from the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is perfect for those looking to pursue a career in physical and health education.
This degree will provide you with the graduate qualification to become a PDHPE teacher. Based on the Graduate Outcome Survey 2021, ACPE was recognised as having a 100% graduate employment rate for the course. Highly qualified and experienced lecturers will be delivering course content, making sure you’ll develop the skills that are needed to be a classroom-ready teacher. The Bachelor of Education (PHE) also incorporates units in both health and movement, as well as pedagogical and curriculum studies, all designed with the intention to equip you with requisite skills to become a teacher.
ACPE outshines competitors in the Quality Indicators of Learning and Teaching (QILT) Student Experience Survey, showcasing what students have said about their experience at ACPE. ACPE ranked number 1 for Education courses in Australia for learning resources and skills development in 2021.
Study this course to become a qualified PE teacher!
What you’ll need
Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) are not ATAR dependent.
Applicants for Initial Teacher Education (ITE) courses must meet both the academic entry requirements of the New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) - or their equivalent, AND be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of ACPE your suitability for entry into an ITE program. You may be granted direct or indirect entry into an Education degree.
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In this education course, the subjects you will study include:
- Understanding health
- Skill acquisition
- Principles of movement
- Sport and the Social Context
- Health priorities for Australia
- Health: a sociological perspective
- Musculoskeletal Anatomy and Physiology
- Theory and Application of Playing and Coaching Sport
- Classroom skills 1
- Curriculum planning for learning and teaching in HPE 1
- Contemporary youth health
- Composition and performance
- Professional experience 1: orientation to teaching
- Child and adolescent development
- Intelligence and cognition
- Principals of health promotion
- Exercise Prescription throughout the Lifespan
- Professional Experience 2
- Classroom skills 2
- Curriculum planning for learning and teaching HPE 2
- Youth Health and Resilience
- Applied Exercise Physiology
- Professional Experience 3
- Social Influences and Student Diversity
- Research in Action (Education)
- Sports Medicine
- Athletics and Aquatics Specialisation
- Community and Family Studies
- Principles and practices in assessment and reporting
- The inclusive classroom
- Health and activity for diverse populations
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
- Current Issues: A teaching Research Project
- Leadership And Innovation in Education
- Literacy for Learning and Teaching
- Professional Experience 4
Why Australian College of Physical Education?
The Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is one of Australia’s leading education providers when it comes to all things sports management, applied fitness, dance and physical education. Students here will graduate with the training to work as fitness professionals as well as the knowledge to manage their own businesses.
ACPE is one of the oldest higher education providers in NSW, providing a premier learning experience for over 100 years. By gaining your qualification at ACPE, you will receive a nationally recognised credential and have access to world-class athletic facilities and training that draws in students from all over the globe.
A key value for the team at the Australian College of Physical Education (ACPE) is to ensure their staff and students are well supported and are encouraged to develop both personally and professionally.
ACPE has a Student Learning Services (SLS) resource centre which is a student’s hub for all things relating to academic skills and success throughout their studies. Students also have access to SMARTTHINKING - an online service that gives students 24-hour access to academic tutors and resources.
This course can be delivered on campus to provide you with practical training in a face-to-face learning environment. It is available to study at the following locations: