NCEA Level 1 Food Technology & Nutrition
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
Total Credits Available: 23 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.
Term: 3, Week: 9
Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines
This course offers the following optional standards, which will be agreed upon in consultation with your teacher.
Term: 4, Week: 5
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.