Level 1 Food and Nutrition

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Matheson

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Food Technology would be an advantage but not compulsory.

LEARNING ACTIVITIES: Practical food-related activities each week, 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 eating patterns.

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, personal training 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.


Year 11 Options, Technologies

Assessment Policy & Procedures

Level 2 Food and Nutrition, Level 2 Hospitality, Level 3 Food and Nutrition, Level 3 Hospitality - Culinary

Career Pathways

Personal Trainer/Fitness Instructor, Registered Nurse, Physician, Midwife, Chef, Community Karitāne, Dietitian, General Practitioner, Early Childhood Teacher, Health Promoter, Health Care Assistant, Naturopath