12FNT

NCEA Level 2 Food & Nutrition

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: L. Ferguson

This Level 2 course develops food preparation skills through practical applications and analyses relevant food issues in New Zealand. This course encourages food sustainability, food analysis, food security, safe food handling and the creative presentation of food. There is also the chance to complete a barista course for those interested.

This course will offer learning experiences in the following:

  • Food safety
  • Sustainable food practices
  • Food security and its effect on families in New Zealand
  • Food choices and their effects on well-being and the determinants of health
  • Nutritional information given with health promoting strategies used in the New Zealand community
  • OPTIONAL- a 2 day Level 2 Barista Course can be completed if the student wishes

Other details:

Most ingredients are supplied by the department; however, students will be asked to bring ingredients as well.

Access to a keyboard device is highly recommended for success in this course.


Recommended Prior Learning

8 credits in Level 1 Food and Nutrition or successful completion of a research Achievement Standard in another subject.

Credit Information

Total Credits Available: 22 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 18 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
U.S. 167 v8
NZQA Info
Practise food safety methods in a food business under supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
U.S. 17285 v9
NZQA Info
Demonstrate knowledge of commercial espresso coffee equipment and prepare espresso beverages under supervision
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91301 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 2.3 - Analyse beliefs, attitudes and practices related to a nutritional issue for families in New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91302 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 2.4 - Evaluate sustainable food related practices
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91304 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 2.6 - Evaluate health promoting strategies designed to address a nutritional need
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 22
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

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.