Level 2 Food & Nutrition
In Year 12 Home Economics, students look at a variety of topics, including evaluating sustainable food practices, analysing food issues for people with a specific food need, analysing beliefs, attitudes, and practices related to nutritional issues for families in New Zealand, Evaluate health promoting strategies designed to address a nutritional need. Hauora is considered in each standard.
You will be cooking once a week. The food you will prepare, make and serve will align with the standards to help strengthen links to the theory with practical experience. You will also gain a range of transferable life skills from preparing and making food from scratch in a safe manner.
In term 1 students look at locally grown food,consider food waste and preservation techniques that promote sustainability. Practical work will be linked to the sustainable practices.
In term 2, the focus will be on the nutritional needs of specific food requirements that are met. Practical work will reflect this theory covered.
Students consider the determinants of health and how these work together to influence food choices and health promotion strategies . These are the themes for the external standards.
The key focus here is unpacking passed external papers.
Recommended Prior Learning
Level 1 and 2 Home Economics is useful but not essential, Level 1 and 2 PE or Health would also be useful.
You will be assessed in this course through all or a selection of the standards listed below.
This course is eligible for subject endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 18 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 8 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 10 credits.
Dietitian, Health Promotions, Nursing, Teacher, Food Technology, Hospitality Industry ., Cook, Agricultural/Horticultural Scientist, Agricultural/Horticultural Consultant, Retail Manager, Beekeeper, Insurance Loss Adjuster, Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Microbiologist, Baker, Cafe Worker, Chemical Engineer, Biochemist, Biotechnologist, Brewer, Butcher, Dairy Processing Operator, Buyer, Waiter/Waitress, Cafe/Restaurant Manager, Kitchenhand,