NCEA Level 2 Food & Nutrition

12FNT
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
Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
U.S. 167 v8 Practise food safety methods in a food business under supervision
2
I
4
U.S. 17285 v9 Demonstrate knowledge of commercial espresso coffee equipment and prepare espresso beverages under supervision
2
I
4
A.S. 91301 v2 Home Economics 2.3 - Analyse beliefs, attitudes and practices related to a nutritional issue for families in New Zealand
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91302 v2 Home Economics 2.4 - Evaluate sustainable food related practices
2
I
5
Y
A.S. 91304 v2 Home Economics 2.6 - Evaluate health promoting strategies designed to address a nutritional need
2
E
4
Y
4w
Total Credits

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

Pathway Tags

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


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.