Level 1 Food and Nutrition

11FAN
Course Description

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.




Pathway

Level 2 Food and Nutrition, Level 2 Hospitality

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Food Technology would be an advantage.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90956 v3 Home Economics 1.1 - Demonstrate knowledge of an individual's nutritional needs
1
I
5
A.S. 90958 v3 Home Economics 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how cultural practices influence eating patterns in New Zealand
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90959 v3 Home Economics 1.4 - Demonstrate knowledge of practices and strategies to address food handling issues
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90961 v3 Home Economics 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of how packaging information influences an individual's food choices and well-being
1
E
4
Y
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.

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POLICY
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