15180 FOOD TECHNOLOGY
Course: Food Technology Category: A
2 units for each of Preliminary and HSC
Board Developed Course Exclusions: Nil
Students will develop knowledge and understanding about the production, processing and consumption of food, the nature of food and human nutrition and an appreciation of the importance of food to health and its impact on society. Skills will be developed in researching, analysing and communicating food issues, food preparation, and the design, implementation and evaluation of solutions to food situations.
Main Topics Covered:
Particular Course Requirements:
· There is no prerequisite study for the 2 unit Preliminary course. Completion of the 2 unit Preliminary course is a prerequisite to the study of the 2 unit HSC course.
· In order to meet the course requirements students must learn about food availability and selection, food quality, nutrition, the Australian food industry, food manufacture, food product development and contemporary food issues.
It is a mandatory requirement that students undertake practical activities. Such experiential learning activities are specified in the ‘learning to' section of each strand.
SKILLS / APTITUDE Important Not so important
Essay Writing *
Oral Reporting *
Practical Work *
Working in a group or team *
Public Performance *
Meeting Deadlines *
Fees: $80 Year 11 $50 Year 12 Equipment: Apron, washing up equipment.
Assessment: HSC Course