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.
The Year 11 Food Technology and Nutrition course develops food preparations, knife skills, and presentation skills through practical application and focuses on adolescent nutritional needs.
Students study the topics below:
The curriculum offers:
The Unit Standards offered 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:
Students are offered Unit Standards for NCEA Level Two. All are internally assessed with a focus on practical work.
The standards offered:
Students are offered Achievement Standards for NCEA Level Three. All are internally assessed. Students study the topics below
The Achievement Standards offered at Level Three are:
Students are offered Unit Standards for NCEA Level Three. All are internally assessed.
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