NCEA Level 2 Food & Nutrition

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: L. Ferguson

Recommended Prior Learning

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

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
  • 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 some ingredients if individualising recipes.

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


Food and Nutrition