Level 1 Food & Nutrition


COURSE TITLE:

Level 1 Food & Nutrition

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

Students will develop knowledge and understanding of nutrients and nutritional needs of individuals and how to adopt this in everyday life. A major focus will be developing an awareness of the concept of Well-being and to acknowledge responsibility for their own health and well-being. 
Students participate in a wide variety of practical food-related activities which are planned to develop and support knowledge of teenage nutrition, cultural eating patterns, designing family meals. 

WHAT SHOULD I HAVE DONE ALREADY?

There are no set pre-requisites for this course, however, Year 10 Food & Nutrition would be an advantage.

ASSESSMENT OUTLINE:


Standard
Number
Title Credit Value Internal / External L1
Literacy
90956 Demonstrate knowledge of an individual’s nutritional needs. 5 I X
90957

Demonstrate understanding of societal influences on an individual’s food choices and well-being

5 I X
90958

Demonstrate understanding of how cultural practices influence eating patterns in New Zealand

5 I X
90961

Demonstrate understanding of how packaging information influences an individual’s food choices and well-being. 

4 E X


TOTAL CREDITS AVAILABLE

19


ASSESSMENT REGULATIONS:

See the NZQA section below

WHERE DOES THIS COURSE LEAD?

Level 2 Food & Nutrition. This course gives the basic nutrition and understanding that are further developed in senior food classes and lead on to health/food related career pathways.

INDICATIVE COSTS:

$150.00