Level 3 Technology - Food

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms R. Weston

This course covers food habits, influences of food advertising, nutritional information, advanced food preparation skills, food design and styling. Students will participate in practical food preparation once or twice a week depending on the nature of the product. Students are expected to complete work outside of class time to achieve the course.

Course Overview

Term 1
Investigating how multinational food corporations influence eating patterns in New Zealand or Demonstrating knowlege of food contaminaion hazards, and control methods in a food business.

Term 2
Investigating a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society.

Term 3
Evaluating conflicting nutritional informaion relevant to well-being in New Zealand society.

Term 4
Analysing the influences of advertising on well-being.

Learning Areas:

Technology - food/fabric

Assessment Policy & Procedures
Career Pathways

Cook, Butcher, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Kitchenhand, Chef, Brewer, Dairy Processing Operator, Dietitian, Food Technologist, Winemaker, Arborist, Baker, Trainer, Tertiary Lecturer, Private Teacher/Tutor, Secondary School Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Nanny/Child Carer