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Senior Basic (Health & Physical Education)

Course Code: LU21SPS1

Availability: Enrolment is closed

This facilitated online course includes some mandatory synchronous sessions with real-time group interaction set by the Instructor. Audio and video recordings may be a required element of the learning.

The purpose of the Physical and Health Education (H&PE) Senior Additional Basic Qualification (ABQ) Course is to develop candidates’ skills and knowledge for design, delivery, and assessment of H&PE programs. This course focuses on the theory and practice underpinning H&PE through exploration of the underlying philosophy and its application for ensuring a healthy, active living education for older adolescent students.


  • An undergraduate degree acceptable to the Ontario College of Teachers
  • Be a member in good standing with the OCT
  • Satisfy the OCT language proficiency
  • Two full university degree credit courses in Physical and Health Education OR Intermediate Basic (Health & Phys. Ed) OR Health & Phys. Ed (I/S), Part 1.
  • For candidates who already hold a Senior Basic Qualification, 2 full undergrad courses in Physical and Health Education are required

Documents Required:

  • Official transcript(s) sent directly to the Professional Learning Office from the granting institution before course start date
Session Dates
Start Date: Aug 16, 2021
End Date: Sep 10, 2021
Online: August 16 2021– September 10, 2021.

Mandatory synchronous sessions: August 16 – August 27 2021 (Monday to Friday). Be available between 8:30am - 4:30pm. Meeting times and duration of the sessions are set by the instructor. All coursework must be completed by Sep 10, 2021

This 125 hour course consists of 100 hours of interactive coursework and 25 hours of independent learning. Regular and relevant candidate participation is a requirement. In addition to the synchronous sessions, expect to be online at least every second day for Fall, Winter and Spring courses; and every weekday during a Summer course to complete assignments and collaborate in discussion forums. All deadlines will be communicated by the Instructor.

Format / Location
Virtual Blended

Corno, Will & Pileggi, Bruno


Availability: Enrolment is closed

Course listings are accurate as of Aug. 20 08:00 AM.