LEVEL 1 FOOD & NUTRITION – L1HOF

Learning Area: Technology
Qualification: NCEA Level 1

In this course students will develop an understanding of the nutritional needs of teenagers, how society influences their food choices and well-being, and the importance of practices and strategies to keep food safe. Students will demonstrate their knowledge through practical experiences. For the external A. S., students will demonstrate their knowledge of nutritional panels and other information on packaged food.

Course Components:
  • Demonstrate knowledge of an individual’s nutritional needs
  • Demonstrate understanding of societal influences on an individual’s food choices and well-being
  • Demonstrate knowledge of practices and strategies to address food handling issues
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how packaging information influences an individual’s food choices and well-being.

External Credits:                                     4
Internal Credits:                                     15
Literacy:                                                   3
Entry Recommendations:                    An interest in health and well-being and good literacy levels.

NCEA LEVEL 1
NCEA LEVEL 2
NCEA LEVEL 3