NCEA Level 1 Food & Nutrition
Teacher in Charge: L. Ferguson
This course is a Level 1 course which develops food preparation skills through practical application and focuses on adolescent nutritional needs. The practical work offered encourages safe food handling practices and good food choices.
This course will offer learning experiences in the following:
- Handling food safely.
- Advocacy skills used to solve a food safety issue.
- Individual adolescent eating patterns and nutritional needs.
- Food packaging and its influences on food choices and well-being.
Access to a keyboard device is highly recommended for success in this course.
Contributions and Equipment/Stationery
Some ingredients are supplied by the department; however, students will be asked to bring some ingredients as well.
A 1B4 is needed.
Recommended Prior Learning
Successful completion of Year 10 Food and Nutrition or by negotiation with the HOD.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Hospitality: Chef, Baker, Bar Manager, Bartender, Front of House, Caterer, Cafe Manager, Tourism, Hotel/Motel Receptionist, Barista, Accommodation Manager, Catering Manager, Event Manager, Hotel Manager, Restaurant Manager, Chef, Waitress, Waiter, Tour Guide, Retail Manager, Receptionist, Cafe Worker, Kitchenhand, Dietitian, Nutritionist, Food Technology, Food Science, New product design, Food Engineering, Public health, Quality Assurance, Food Critic, Food Stylist, Cake Decorator, Product Promotion, Hospitality, Bar Tender, Housekeeper, Hotel/ Motel Receptionist, Food marketing, Barista., Nutritionist,
For NCEA Levels 1, 2 & 3 courses will be made up of a selection of the stated standards. This will happen at the beginning of the year with the assigned teacher.