Year 10 Technology - Food

10TFN
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

This course has been developed for students who have an interest in continuing to improve their food design, preparation and presentation skills and who wish to increase their knowledge of food and nutrition.  There are a variety of reasons for pursuing this area of the curriculum including the appeal of the wide range of careers linked to it, and the acquisition of worthwhile life skills.  Assessment involves both practical and theory outcomes, and at this level students are involved in the selection of practical cooking projects, allowing them increased opportunity to pursue areas of interest and need.

 The course will include:

  • Food safety and hygiene
  • Food preparation skills
  • Development of new or modified food products
  • Nutrition for teenagers and sports performance
  • Cultural food practices
  • Food styling

 A successful outcome will allow students to continue to NCEA Level 1 Food and Nutrition