Food and Nutrition - Level 1


Qualification: NCEA Level 1

Entry requirements: None.

Content/Skills: This course covers a variety of topics in food and nutrition; food safety, adolescent nutrition and food labeling. Students will participate in practical activities to develop their skills for use in everyday life.

Field Trips: None.

Course Costs: Please be aware that this course has a 'take home' component. By selecting this course you are agreeing to meet full costs for ingredients that are required. These costs are $130.00 which covers the cost of all ingredients for practical lessons.


2 Internal Achievement Standards worth 10 credits
1 External Achievement Standard worth 4 credits

Where does it lead? Culinary Studies at Level 2 and Level 3. Career pathways include Health Promotion, Food Marketing, Teaching, Public Health, Dietitian, Nutritionist in various areas such as sports nutrition, food companies, private practice. Careers in health science, catering and hospitality.

For further information see Mrs Buckley