L1FDNU

Level 1 Food and Nutrition

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. McAllister

During this course, students will investigate various food-related topics including food hygiene/safety, nutritional needs of specific population groups, nutritional information on labels, and food and culture, in order to develop ‘health enhancing’  attitudes, knowledge, and understanding. 

Students will also explore the effect of promotional material on food choices in New Zealand and how other cultures from around the world have impacted our eating patterns. 

The course provides knowledge and practice in safe food handling strategies. Students will plan strategies and demonstrate skills to respond to challenging situations. Students in this course are working at Level 6 of the Health  & Physical Education curriculum.

Recommended Prior Learning

To be accepted for this course students must have completed Year 10 Food & Nutrition, or have HOF approval.

Pathway

Food & Nutrition is helpful if you wish to become a nutritionist or health education/advisor or work in the areas of sports science or food marketing.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 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
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
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 14
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Total Numeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Please note that courses will go ahead only if student numbers, staffing, and timetabling allow it.  Where a subject is oversubscribed, and there are insufficient numbers or resources to create an extra class, a ballot system may be applied.  

Costs

The Board of Trustees has again asked to opt into the Ministry of Education donation scheme. Doing so resulted in the ability to waive student fee donations. Kaiapoi High School aims to deliver quality educational courses over and above those that which is funded by the Ministry. It is likely the School will opt into the donation scheme for 2023, however parental contribution for the costs of trips and activities where participation is optional, and/or components not covered by the Government grant, may be requested. We appreciate the financial support our families make to the School.