The study of Food Technology and Nutrition can lead to careers in Food Technology, Food Product Design, Dietetics, Nutrition, Sports Science, Chef, Catering, and Food Styling. The importance of nutrition on our health and wellbeing is well-recognised. Students will investigate current trends in food product design, nutritional issues and the importance of eating well.
Students study the topics below. Much of the theory and practical work is carried out in collaboration with others. These topics are assessed through tests and assignments.
Students are offered both Achievement Standards and Unit Standards for NCEA Level One. All are internally assessed. Students study the topics below
The Achievement Standards offered at Level One are:
The Unit Standards offered at Level One are:
At Level 2 students are offered two different pathways – Food Technology and Nutrition or Hospitality. Food Technology and Nutrition is a University Approved subject and Achievement Standards are taught. This subject is suitable for students intending to continue tertiary study when they complete their schooling. Hospitality introduces students to the needs and demands of working in the Hospitality Industry. Unit Standards are taught. Hospitality equips students with knowledge, skills and confidence in the selection, preparation and service of food to standards required by the Hospitality Industry.
Students are offered Achievement Standards for NCEA Level Two. All are internally assessed. Students study the topics below
The Achievement Standards offered at Level Two are:
Year 13 Food Technology was taught for the first time in 2017.
Students are offered Unit Standards for NCEA Level Two. All are internally assessed. The standards offered are:
Students are offered Unit Standards for NCEA Level Three. All are internally assessed. Students study the topics below:
The standards offered are:
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