Study Health and Physical Education at CHC

Study Health and Physical Education (HPE) at one of Australia’s Leading Higher Education Providers

Christian Heritage College, Brisbane (CHC) now offers Health and Physical Education units within the School of Education, Humanities and Business.

Students can chose to include HPE units as part of their major or minor area of specialisation in Education, or as elective units within any CHC course(subject to course requirements).

Include HPE in your degree at CHC through the following options:

  • As a MAJOR in the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) – include HPE as one of your two teaching areas (six units required)
  • As a MINOR in the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Education (Secondary) – include HPE as your minor teaching area (four units required)
  • As ELECTIVE units within the Bachelor of Education (Primary) or any other Bachelor degree program (including Business, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences)

Students from other universities and higher education providers are also welcome to undertake CHC’s HPE units through cross-institutional enrolment.

Health and Physical Education Units

HP100 Introduction to Health and Physical Education

HP110 Health and Fitness

HP220 Games and Coaching

HP230 Scientific Foundations of Sport and Activity

HP300 Psychology and Sociology of Sport

HP310 Sports Organisation and Management

Teaching Faculty

Debra Ayling has over 30 years’ experience in Health and Physical Education in primary, secondary and tertiary contexts. She is passionate about the HPE curriculum and in particular exploring the ‘Health’ context with students to appreciate the positive impact of educating the whole child for quality lifestyle choices.

James Colefax has experience in designing learning opportunities for Health and Physical Education in Middle, Senior Years and Tertiary level. A Queensland School Sport Regional Service Award recipient and Life Member of South Coast School Sport. James is also a member of the Brisbane South Senior Physical Education Panel and current director of the Christian School Sport Association – Queensland.

Daniel Wolfik has 20 years’ experience in Health and Physical Education in Independent and State secondary schools in Australia and the UK. Daniel brings his practical experience as an educator and dedicated expertise as a Panellist and more recently a District Review Panel Chair for Senior Physical Education in Queensland to provide quality, authentic and dynamic engagement with the courses.

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Aspire Magazine – Autumn 2017 issue available now!

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Aspire Magazine – Autumn 2017 issue available now!

The latest edition of Aspire, CHC’s community magazine, is available now by clicking here, or the image above. This edition features a profile on CHC’s new Dean of Education, Humanities and Business, Dr Craig Murison, a report on Professor Darren Iselin’s visit to the USA and highlights from CHC’s recent professional development and campus events.

2018 CHC Course Guide Available Now!

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The 2018 CHC Course Guide has been released. Discover over 25 courses in Business, Liberal Arts, Education, Ministries and Social Sciences. It contains all you need to choose your course and apply at one of Australia’s leading higher education providers. Join over 2,500 graduates who have discovered the CHC edge and are now working as teachers, accountants, pastors, youth workers, counsellors and more. You can even travel to Oxford!

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For more information about fees and starting dates, contact CHC at or call (07) 3347 7900.

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Advice for students – applications for mid-year graduation due by 1 May 2017

The closing date for applications to graduate in the CHC 2017 mid-year conferral period close on 1 May 2017. The form will be available on the CHC website until that date.

Students who receive their awards in the mid-year conferral period will receive their graduation documents by registered post in July/August and will be invited to participate in the annual Graduation Ceremony (December 2017 for Business, Millis Institute, Education and Social Sciences students, and March/April 2018 for Ministries students).

If you have any questions regarding the application process, please contact Student Administration at