Level 3 Food and Nutrition

13FAN
Course Description

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. 



Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91466 v2 Home Economics 3.1 - Investigate a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91468 v2 Home Economics 3.3 - Analyse a food related ethical dilemma for New Zealand society
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91469 v2 Home Economics 3.4 - Investigate the influence of multinational food corporations on eating patterns in New Zealand
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91470 v2 Home Economics 3.5 - Evaluate conflicting nutritional information relevant to well-being in New Zealand society
3
E
4
Y
4r,4w *
Total 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.

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

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