NCEA Level 1 Food Technology & Nutrition

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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.

Pathway

NCEA Level 2 Food Technology, NCEA Level 2 Hospitality

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.


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 90956 v3 Home Economics 1.1 - Demonstrate knowledge of an individual's nutritional needs
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
5
A.S. 90958 v3 Home Economics 1.3 - Demonstrate understanding of how cultural practices influence eating patterns in New Zealand
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90959 v3 Home Economics 1.4 - Demonstrate knowledge of practices and strategies to address food handling issues
1
I
5
Y
A.S. 90961 v3 Home Economics 1.6 - Demonstrate understanding of how packaging information influences an individual's food choices and well-being
1
E
4
Y
A.S. 91082 v4 Processing Technologies 1.60 - Implement basic procedures to process a specified product
Assessments:
Term: , Week:
1
I
4
Total Credits

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

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.