Tawa College Tawa College

NCEA Level 3 Food Technology 301

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Ford.

Recommended Prior Learning

Compulsory: 14 credits from Level 2 Food and Nutrition

Food and Nutrition 301:
This course has been developed from the Technology curriculum area. Students must be prepared to engage with basic maths and food science.
Implement advanced processing procedures to produce a food product such as a cake including costing and quality assurance.
Exploring and developing understanding of preservation and storage mechanisms. This looks at how our food is preserved and what is the science behind this?
Develop a prototype meal kit for a stakeholder or develop your own specialty cake for a special occasion.

UE Approved Subject

Course Overview

Term 1
Making a flowchart, costing and then making a cake product according to your very own production plan. Does your plan work and can you get the same result when you make the same cake by the flowchart more than one?

Term 2
Designing and developing your very own specialty cake or making a meal kit. You will be designing and then making.

Term 3
How does our food become preserved and what is the science behind this. Discover how we store foods is often related to how we preserve them.

Learning Areas:

Food and Nutrition

Career Pathways

Meat/Seafood Process Worker, Baker, Cafe Worker, Chef, Science Technician, Food Technologist

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$100 donation is appreciated. All resources are provided for both practical sessions each week
Scrapbook or visual diary essential