L2FDNU

Level 2 Food and Nutrition

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr P. McAllister

Students will explore the nutritional needs of teenage athletes and give recommendations of areas they can improve their nutrition to enhance their performance. Students will also analyse ways in which the environment and the well-being of an individual and community are affected by changing values, attitudes, beliefs, and technological innovation. 

There is a practical component to this course that allows students to practice skills and experiment with various ingredients in order to secure a variety of safe, affordable, and nutritious meals.  This course will develop students’ ability to evaluate information, make informed decisions, and use interpersonal skills effectively. 

This course has used Level 7 achievement objectives of the Health and Physical Education curriculum.

Recommended Prior Learning

To be accepted for this course students must have earned 14 or more credits in Level 1 Food  & Nutrition or Level 1 English, or 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. 91299 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 2.1 - Analyse issues related to the provision of food for people with specific food needs
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91301 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 2.3 - Analyse beliefs, attitudes and practices related to a nutritional issue for families in New Zealand
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91302 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 2.4 - Evaluate sustainable food related practices
5
5
5
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91304 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 2.6 - Evaluate health promoting strategies designed to address a nutritional need
Level: 2
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: 19
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.