Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Matheson
The emphasis of this course is on food and nutrition, meal planning, food safety, food and culture, food for an athlete and burger development. Students will develop the knowledge and skills to prepare a variety of nutritious and appealing dishes to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
The course also provides a basis for NCEA Level 1 Food and Nutrition (11FAN) and Hospitality (11HOI) leading on to NCEA Levels 2 and 3 Food and Nutrition and Hospitality. Level 3 FAN leads to UE and Scholarship.
Future career pathways - 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, personal trainer and registered nurse.