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NCEA Level 1 Food Technology & Nutrition

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs L. Mason

This course covers topics such as interpreting nutritional information and needs, safe food handling, cultural influences on our food.  All assessments involve both theory and practical components. Internal standards are assessed with portfolios of evidence and written reports. There is an external standard assessed by NZQA in November.


Course Overview

Term 1
90959 - Demonstrate knowledge of practices and strategies to address food handling issues.
This standard involves both a practical and written assessment which will take place in week 8-9 of term one.

Term 2
90958 - Demonstrate understanding of how cultural practices influence eating patterns in New Zealand
This standard involves students selecting a culture to research and use to complete the written task - this involves how your chosen culture influences eating patterns in NZ. This standard also involves a practical cookery component of food from around the world.

Term 3
90956 - Demonstrate knowledge of an individual's nutritional needs
This standard looks at the nutritional needs of teenagers - what nutrients are and why they are needed. The information learnt in this standard flows into the external.

Term 4
90961- Demonstrate understanding of how packaging information influences an individual's food choices and well-being
This is an EXTERNALLY assessed standard which looks at nutritional information and packaging in relation to well-being.

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

It is recommended that students pay the subject charge of $120.00 which covers the cost of all food used in the course.
It is recommended that students attend at least one field trip which will incur a cost for transport.
It is recommended students purchase ($25) Level 1 Home Economics Learning Workbook.

Recommended Prior Learning

It is preferable for students to have taken this in year 10, or recommendation by teacher.

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90956 v3
NZQA Info
Home Economics 1.1 - Demonstrate knowledge of an individual's nutritional needs
5
5
5
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 3, Week: 9

A.S. 90958 v3
NZQA Info
Home Economics 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how cultural practices influence eating patterns in New Zealand
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90959 v3
NZQA Info
Home Economics 1.4 - Demonstrate knowledge of practices and strategies to address food handling issues
5
5
5
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 90961 v3
NZQA Info
Home Economics 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of how packaging information influences an individual's food choices and well-being

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4

This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.

Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91082 v4
NZQA Info
Processing Technologies 1.60 - Implement basic procedures to process a specified product
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0

Assessments:
Term: 4, Week: 5

Credit Summary
Total Credits: 23
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Taupo-nui-a-Tia College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

Credits listed may change.