Teacher in Charge: Mrs A. SchwassRecommended 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.
The main student focus is individual and family based.
The students will gain knowledge and skills in:
This course will also include 2 unit standards covering:
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)
Level 2 Food and Nutrition and Health courses work well together to develop a broad knowledge base for individuals, their families and communities within New Zealand to build good health and well being.Career Pathways
Nanny/Child Carer, Occupational Therapist, Physiotherapist, Secondary School Teacher, Water/Wastewater Treatment Operator, Physician, Surgeon, Midwife, Psychotherapist, Chef, Chiropractor, Medical Laboratory Scientist, Psychologist, Community Karitāne, Pharmacist, Oral Health Therapist, Acupuncturist, Dentist, Diagnostic Radiologist, Dietitian, Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, General Practitioner, Gynaecologist/Obstetrician, Psychiatrist, Paramedic, Anaesthetic Technician, Pathologist, Human Resources Adviser, Environmental/Public Health Officer, Medical Physicist, Cafe Worker, Beauty Therapist, Health and Safety Inspector, Health and Safety Adviser, Biomedical Engineer, Health Promoter, Health Services Manager, Health Care Assistant, NaturopathApproximate Costs and Equipment/Stationery
Cost $120.00 for take home food prepared in class