Level 1 Food and Nutrition
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Matheson
LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Practical food-related activities, research assignments, analysis of information in text books and other resource material on the main areas of study: food nutrients, health, meal planning, dietary requirements, food hygiene and safety, food and nutrition guidelines, management of resources, cultural foods, food labeling, analysis of own eating pattern.
This course links to the Social and Community Services Sector pathway and encompasses these sector related careers: dietitian, nutritionist in various areas such as sports nutrition and private practice, early childhood education, public health, health promotion, catering and hospitality, food marketing, tourism, teaching, food companies, midwife, occupational therapist, physiotherapist, podiatrist and registered nurse.
Recommended Prior Learning
Year 10 Food Technology would be an advantage.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
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