Level 3 Food and Nutrition
Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Matheson
Students will learn how to critically analyse concepts of nutrition and health within different contexts. They will experience a variety of practical cooking activities designed to develop their skills and to reinforce their theoretical knowledge and understanding.
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.
Level 3 Food and Nutrition leads to University Entrance and tertiary study.
Recommended Prior Learning
Level 2 Food and Nutrition is an advantage, but not essential.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.