FNT303

Level 3 Food & Nutrition (FNT303)

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Course Description

This course follows Level 8 of the Health and PE Curriculum. Students will investigate and evaluate wider community issues relating to food, nutrition and the determinants of health. 

Topics covered include:

  • Investigate a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society
  • Analyse the issues of food advertising on well-being
  • Investigate the influence of multinational food corporations on eating patterns in New Zealand.


Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

1 x 2B5 or 1 x 2B8 exercise book, $100 ingredient contribution

Recommended Prior Learning

Students must have studied Level 2 FNT. This is an academic course and students need to have a good level of literacy to be successful in this course. Having an interest in cooking is not an advantage in this course. Year 12 Health may be considered. Interview with HOD Technology may be necessary.

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

This course is approved for University Entrance.

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. 91466 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.1 - Investigate a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91467 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.2 - Implement an action plan to address a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0 *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91469 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.4 - Investigate the influence of multinational food corporations on eating patterns in New Zealand

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

5
5
5
Level: 3
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 5
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 5r *
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91471 v2
NZQA Info
Home Economics 3.6 - Analyse the influences of food advertising on well-being

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

Level: 3
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 4w *
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 19
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 14
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Approved subject for University Entrance

Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19

Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.