This course requires 2 options.
Level 1 Food and Nutrition
Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. Schwass
The main student focus is individual and family based.
The students will gain knowledge and skills in:
- Evaluating specific dietary needs of individuals.
- Developing understanding on how packaging influences individual's food choices (External component)
- Gaining an understanding of societal influences on individual's food choices and well-being
This course will also include 2 unit standards covering:
- Fruits and Vegetables
- Frying and Grilling
This still enables students to achieve a subject endorsement.
AS 90959 - Demonstrate knowledge of practices and strategies to address food handling issues
Begin AS 90957 towards the end of the term
AS 90957 - Demonstrate understanding of societal influences on an individual's food choices and well-being
Begin AS 90956 towards the end of the term
AS 90956 - Demonstrate knowledge of an individual's nutritional needs
Begin External AS 90961 towards the end of the term, enabling plenty of time for practice
AS90961 - Demonstrate understanding of how packaging information influences an individual's food choices and well-being (External)
Recommended Prior Learning
Completing the Food Technology course at Year 10 is recommended as it provides the students with the necessary base knowledge and terminology. This gives them a good head start.
Approximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery
Cost $120.00 for take home food prepared in class
Assessment Information16 credits is internally assessed with a mixture of Unit and Achievement Standards. 4 credits are externally assessed in the form of an end of the year exam.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.