Level 3 Food & Nutrition (FNT303)

FNT303
Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

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.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91466 v2 Home Economics 3.1 - Investigate a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91467 v2 Home Economics 3.2 - Implement an action plan to address a nutritional issue affecting the well-being of New Zealand society
3
I
5
Y
*
A.S. 91469 v2 Home Economics 3.4 - Investigate the influence of multinational food corporations on eating patterns in New Zealand
3
I
5
Y
5r *
A.S. 91471 v2 Home Economics 3.6 - Analyse the influences of food advertising on well-being
3
E
4
Y
4w *
Total Credits
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.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 4 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 15 credits.