NCEA Level 3 Home Economics – Food and Nutrition
Number of Credits: 19
Entry Recommendations: Open entry. Prior study in Home Economics and Health is an advantage.
Course Outline: The focus of study at Level 3 is the health issues facing New Zealand society. Food and Nutrition is an aspect of the Health and Physical Education curriculum. The achievement objectives and underlying concepts are shared.
Skills developed in the course:
- An appreciation of societal and global influences on the eating patterns of New Zealanders
- Strategies to enhance health for all members of society
- Confidence, skills and expression through working with food
- Resilience, health literacy and empathy
Course Costs: Approximately $25 per term to cover resources used in practical food classes.